2011 Census QuickStats

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Wellard

Code SSC50820 (SSC)
People 3,246
Male 1,597
Female 1,649
Median age 31
Families 931
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,203
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,862
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,246 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,597 49.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,649 50.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 1.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,246 people in Wellard (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 261 8.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 232 7.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 222 6.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 255 7.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 267 8.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 286 8.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 247 7.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 247 7.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 300 9.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 235 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 213 6.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 133 4.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 133 4.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 114 3.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 1.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 0.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wellard (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,305 51.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 72 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 189 7.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 47 1.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 916 36.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wellard (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wellard (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,194 52.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 327 14.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 771 33.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wellard (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wellard (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 60 6.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 128 13.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 4.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 91 9.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 89 9.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 41 4.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 89 9.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 100 10.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 109 11.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 194 20.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 963 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wellard (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,009 61.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,349 44.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 280 9.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 218 7.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,196 39.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wellard (State Suburbs), 39.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,187 64.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 472 25.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 110 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 86 4.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,855 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,855 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wellard (State Suburbs). Of these 64.0% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 172 9.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 153 8.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 150 8.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 335 18.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 848 48.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wellard (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wellard (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 804 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,962 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,862 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wellard (State Suburbs) was $804.

Travel to work, top responses Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,893 74.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 852 33.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 231 9.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 388 15.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wellard (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 538 21.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 736 29.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 337 13.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 281 11.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wellard (State Suburbs), 29.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 349 37.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 449 48.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 117 12.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 1.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wellard (State Suburbs), 48.2% were couple families with children, 37.4% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wellard (State Suburbs) 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,230 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,382 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wellard (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,382 and those without children was $2,230.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 201 25.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 2.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 193 24.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 135 17.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 2.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 87 11.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 64 8.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 79 9.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wellard (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 24.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,063 91.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 100 8.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wellard (State Suburbs), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,045 98.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 0.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 1.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wellard (State Suburbs), 98.1% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 0.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 33 3.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 277 26.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 731 68.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wellard (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 3.1% had 2 bedrooms and 26.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 194 18.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 637 59.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 218 20.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 1.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wellard (State Suburbs), 18.2% were owned outright, 59.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 901 84.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 129 12.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 3.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wellard (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.6% were family households, 12.1% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wellard (State Suburbs), 10.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 8.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.4 -- 10.2 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
None 29 2.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 306 28.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 412 38.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 297 27.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 2.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wellard (State Suburbs), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 40 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 55.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 18 45.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wellard (State Suburbs), there were 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 55.0%) were male and 18 (or 45.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,583 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wellard (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,583.

Mortgage and rent Wellard % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wellard (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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