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Woodridge (WA)

Code SSC50861 (SSC)
People 584
Male 291
Female 293
Median age 44
Families 161
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 269
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $866
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 584 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 291 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 293 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 584 people in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 4.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 44 7.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 55 9.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 3.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 2.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 3.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 37 6.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 10.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 5.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 31 5.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 46 7.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 56 9.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 8.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 3.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 5.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 1.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 286 62.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 5 1.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 7.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 2.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 120 26.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.3% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 232 61.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 45 11.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 101 26.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 48 27.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 18 10.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 3.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 3.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 3.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 3.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 5.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 69 38.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 178 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 6.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 372 63.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 200 38.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 60 11.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 34 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 229 43.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 43.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 112 55.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 56 27.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 9.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 15 7.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 202 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 202 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 27.7% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 7.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 12.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 10.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 12.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 89 46.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 376 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 915 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 866 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was $376.

Travel to work, top responses Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 302 65.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 104 22.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 8.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 14.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.7% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 63 13.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 93 20.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 53 11.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 91 19.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 88 55.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 60 37.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 7.5 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 Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 37.5% were couple families with children, 55.0% were couple families without children and 7.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,349 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,062 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,062 and those without children was $2,349.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 11.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 10.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 18.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 47 32.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 7 4.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 13.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 10.3% 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 Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 200 78.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 54 21.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 78.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 201 100.0 638,768 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 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 8.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 81 39.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 100 49.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 8.3% had 2 bedrooms and 39.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 82 40.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 97 48.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 18 9.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 2.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 40.8% were owned outright, 48.3% were owned with a mortgage and 9.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 160 80.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 40 20.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.0% were family households, 20.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 31.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 3 1.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 46 22.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 78 38.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 65 32.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 5.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 22.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.0% 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 Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woodridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woodridge (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Woodridge (WA) % 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 2,535 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Woodridge (WA) (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 $2,535.

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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