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Bridgetown

Code UCL515002 (UCL)
People 1,515
Male 714
Female 801
Median age 43
Families 409
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 766
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $749
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $193
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,515 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 714 47.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 801 52.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 1.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,515 people in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 91 6.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 118 7.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 128 8.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 74 4.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 44 2.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 59 3.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 86 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 95 6.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 110 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 107 7.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 118 7.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 113 7.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 116 7.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 95 6.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 77 5.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39 2.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 1.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 570 48.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 39 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 163 13.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 73 6.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 333 28.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 17.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 486 47.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 125 12.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 423 40.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 24 5.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 144 35.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 28 6.9 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 78 19.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 3.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 35 8.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 4.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 61 15.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 404 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.6% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,103 72.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 459 31.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 123 8.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 106 7.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 753 52.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 342 49.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 265 38.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 48 6.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 6.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 697 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 697 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 49.1% were employed full time, 38.0% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 99 15.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 84 12.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 82 12.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 73 11.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 272 41.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 482 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,021 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 749 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) was $482.

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

Unpaid work Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 905 76.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 368 31.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 132 11.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 377 32.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 213 18.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 331 28.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 172 14.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 192 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 Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 186 45.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 144 35.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 75 18.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.3% were couple families with children, 45.6% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,536 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,611 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,611 and those without children was $1,536.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 10.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 7.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 71 21.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 11.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 8.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 75 22.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 12 3.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 14.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 10.9% had both partners employed full-time, 7.3% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 624 83.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 125 16.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 599 96.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 18 2.9 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.6 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.0% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 4.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 106 17.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 326 52.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 151 24.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 17.0% had 2 bedrooms and 52.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 208 33.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 204 32.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 190 30.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 2.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.4% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 407 65.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 206 33.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 1.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 193 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
None 45 7.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 258 41.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 203 32.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 107 17.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 1.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.1% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 12 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 50.0%) were male and 12 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 437 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $437.

Mortgage and rent Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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

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