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Capel

Code UCL515004 (UCL)
People 1,865
Male 907
Female 958
Median age 35
Families 469
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 730
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $974
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,865 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 907 48.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 958 51.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 49 2.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,865 people in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 196 10.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 156 8.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 164 8.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 105 5.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 73 3.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 115 6.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 108 5.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 126 6.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 158 8.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 137 7.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 101 5.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 105 5.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 84 4.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 57 3.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 37 2.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 1.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 0.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 694 51.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 59 4.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 125 9.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 61 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 415 30.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 51.3% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 551 50.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 163 14.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 384 35.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 47 7.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 154 24.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 2.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 3.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 62 9.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 2.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 2.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 36 5.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 2.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 5 0.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 252 39.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 636 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 14.7% in secondary school and 7.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,375 73.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 285 17.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 146 9.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 106 6.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,053 66.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 412 55.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 223 30.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 56 7.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 48 6.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 739 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 739 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 82 11.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 51 7.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 89 12.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 103 14.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 312 44.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 501 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,160 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 974 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) was $501.

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

Unpaid work Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 947 69.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 415 30.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 142 10.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 227 16.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.7% 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, 16.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 220 16.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 345 25.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 181 13.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 202 14.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 185 39.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 194 41.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 89 19.0 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 Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.5% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,692 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,018 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,018 and those without children was $1,692.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 56 15.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 74 19.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 66 17.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20 5.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 74 19.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 23 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 12.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 603 90.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 9.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 589 98.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 2.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 46 7.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 288 47.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 246 40.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 180 29.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 264 43.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 146 24.3 231,824 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 12 2.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.9% were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 24.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 456 76.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 126 21.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 76.0% were family households, 21.0% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
None 23 3.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 194 32.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 246 40.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 126 20.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% 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 Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 48 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 25.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 36 75.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 48 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 25.0%) were male and 36 (or 75.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,156 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,156.

Mortgage and rent Capel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Capel (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 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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