2011 Census QuickStats

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Yakamia

Code SSC50870 (SSC)
People 2,717
Male 1,239
Female 1,478
Median age 43
Families 666
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,242
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $916
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,700
Median weekly rent $255
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,717 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,239 45.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,478 54.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 68 2.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,717 people in Yakamia (State Suburbs) of these 45.6% were male and 54.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 172 6.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 171 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 194 7.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 158 5.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 117 4.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 116 4.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 140 5.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 152 5.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 201 7.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 158 5.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 143 5.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 125 4.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 135 5.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 99 3.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 130 4.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 123 4.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 170 6.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 213 7.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yakamia (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,073 49.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 2.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 157 7.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 326 14.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 561 25.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yakamia (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yakamia (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 899 49.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 162 9.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 746 41.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yakamia (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 51 7.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 157 22.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 3.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 58 8.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 11.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 32 4.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 5.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 78 11.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 27 3.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 0.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 150 21.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 698 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yakamia (State Suburbs) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,060 75.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 735 28.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 237 9.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 170 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,460 56.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), 56.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 588 52.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 389 35.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 79 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 55 5.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,111 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,111 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yakamia (State Suburbs). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 135 12.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 101 9.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 147 14.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 173 16.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 417 39.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yakamia (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Yakamia (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 469 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,277 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 916 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yakamia (State Suburbs) was $469.

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

Unpaid work Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,502 68.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 586 26.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 228 10.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 510 23.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 396 18.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 528 24.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 297 13.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 280 12.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yakamia (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 278 41.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 272 40.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 109 16.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yakamia (State Suburbs), 40.7% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.6 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.4 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Yakamia (State Suburbs) 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,932 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,929 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,929 and those without children was $1,932.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 79 14.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 2.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 133 24.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 69 12.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 131 23.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 41 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 9.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% 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 Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,021 83.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 200 16.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), 83.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 794 77.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 117 11.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 109 10.7 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 Yakamia (State Suburbs), 77.8% were separate houses, 11.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 59 5.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 139 13.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 409 40.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 384 37.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 2.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.7% had 2 bedrooms and 40.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 325 31.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 253 24.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 326 31.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 75 7.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 4.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yakamia (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 658 64.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 329 32.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 3.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.5% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 255 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
None 92 9.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 353 34.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 371 36.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 152 14.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 51 5.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.9% 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 Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 69 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 42.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 40 58.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yakamia (State Suburbs), there were 69 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 42.0%) were male and 40 (or 58.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Yakamia % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Yakamia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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