2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wonthella

Code SSC50857 (SSC)
People 1,714
Male 848
Female 866
Median age 41
Families 460
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 891
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $901
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,714 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 848 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 866 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 145 8.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,714 people in Wonthella (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.5% of the population.

Age Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 102 6.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 89 5.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 106 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 123 7.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 104 6.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 130 7.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 95 5.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 100 5.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 105 6.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 111 6.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 112 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 95 5.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 104 6.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 81 4.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 81 4.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 87 5.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 45 2.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 44 2.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wonthella (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 531 37.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 4.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 145 10.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 116 8.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 566 40.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wonthella (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.5% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wonthella (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 473 37.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 148 11.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 649 51.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wonthella (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 23 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 82 20.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 8.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 1.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 48 11.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 6.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 3.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 39 9.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 4.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 114 27.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 411 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wonthella (State Suburbs) 23.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,418 82.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 263 16.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 127 7.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 90 5.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,127 70.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), 70.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 498 60.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 220 26.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 6.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 53 6.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 823 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 823 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wonthella (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 69 8.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 60 7.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 87 11.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 147 19.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 355 46.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wonthella (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wonthella (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 534 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,099 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 901 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wonthella (State Suburbs) was $534.

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

Unpaid work Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 958 67.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 351 24.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 139 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 236 16.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 238 16.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 366 25.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 185 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 171 12.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wonthella (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 178 38.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 147 32.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 124 27.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 2.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wonthella (State Suburbs), 32.0% were couple families with children, 38.8% were couple families without children and 27.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wonthella (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,716 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,776 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,776 and those without children was $1,716.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 49 15.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 17.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 13.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 8.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 81 25.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 24 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 11.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 17.1% 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 Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 744 86.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 115 13.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), 86.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 576 77.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 86 11.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 80 10.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wonthella (State Suburbs), 77.3% were separate houses, 11.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 6.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 186 24.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 359 48.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 134 18.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 2.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 24.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 237 31.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 194 26.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 292 39.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wonthella (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 39.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 452 60.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 265 35.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 29 3.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.6% were family households, 35.5% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
None 74 10.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 311 41.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 223 30.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 104 14.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 4.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), 41.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 147 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 63 42.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 84 57.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wonthella (State Suburbs), there were 147 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 63 (or 42.9%) were male and 84 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wonthella % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 782 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $782.

Mortgage and rent Wonthella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wonthella (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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