2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

West Pinjarra

Code SSC50831 (SSC)
People 397
Male 196
Female 201
Median age 45
Families 115
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 171
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,375
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.8
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 397 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 196 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 201 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 397 people in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 6.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 24 6.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 30 7.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4 1.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 15 3.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 3.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 32 8.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 5.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 39 9.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 11.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 34 8.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 7.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 3.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 3.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 3.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 2.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.9% of the population.

Registered marital status West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 177 55.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 4.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 37 11.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 4.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 80 24.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.1% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 165 59.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 25 9.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 88 31.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 25 22.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 11.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 11.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 7.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 5.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 39 35.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 109 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.9% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 312 78.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 62 17.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 42 11.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 6.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 226 64.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 64.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 128 61.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 47 22.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 29 13.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 2.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 209 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 209 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 22.5% were employed part-time and 2.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 11.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 7.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 12 6.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 27 13.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 96 47.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 572 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,424 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,375 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) was $572.

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

Unpaid work West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 249 77.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 89 27.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 48 15.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 79 24.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 15.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 63 19.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 78 24.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 52 16.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 52 16.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 42.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 50 43.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 16 13.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 43.5% were couple families with children, 42.6% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,700 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,399 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,399 and those without children was $1,700.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 25.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 5.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 15.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 13.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 6.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 14.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 11 11.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 10.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 15.2% 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 West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 138 88.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 11.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 88.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 135 97.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 97.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 3.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 10.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 58 42.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 57 41.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.2 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 10.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 62 44.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 42 30.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 28 20.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 44.9% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 111 81.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 15.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.6% were family households, 15.4% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.6% 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 West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 22 15.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 47 34.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 66 47.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), 15.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 47.8% 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 West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent West Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In West Pinjarra (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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

Back to Top