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Denmark

Code UCL515007 (UCL)
People 2,280
Male 1,068
Female 1,212
Median age 43
Families 595
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,292
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $742
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,350
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 Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,280 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,068 46.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,212 53.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 1.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,280 people in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 143 6.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 145 6.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 169 7.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 132 5.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 97 4.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 96 4.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 121 5.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 121 5.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 150 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 152 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 156 6.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 121 5.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 150 6.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 145 6.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 136 6.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 91 4.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 80 3.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 75 3.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 791 43.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 62 3.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 262 14.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 154 8.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 548 30.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 43.5% were married and 17.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Denmark % 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 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 683 45.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 185 12.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 648 42.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 30 4.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 158 23.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 0.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 5.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 137 20.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.5 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 74 11.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 27 4.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 192 28.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 666 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.0% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,585 69.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 664 31.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 232 11.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 173 8.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,046 49.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 401 44.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 359 40.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 79 8.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 56 6.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 895 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 895 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 44.8% were employed full time, 40.1% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 134 16.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 97 11.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 128 15.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 98 11.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 298 35.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 432 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,002 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 742 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) was $432.

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

Unpaid work Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,333 73.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 510 28.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 214 11.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 513 28.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 297 16.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 472 25.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 293 16.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 272 15.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 282 47.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 172 28.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 132 22.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% were couple families with children, 47.3% were couple families without children and 22.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,559 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,702 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,702 and those without children was $1,559.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 48 10.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 7.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 67 14.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 55 12.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 9.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 135 29.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 28 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 10.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 10.5% had both partners employed full-time, 7.7% had both employed part-time and 14.7% 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 Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 944 76.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 285 23.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 827 87.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 93 9.9 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 1.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 1.6 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.6% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 44 4.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 200 21.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 471 49.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 212 22.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.2 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 21.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 330 35.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 198 21.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 372 39.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 2.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.0% were owned outright, 21.0% were owned with a mortgage and 39.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 592 62.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 328 34.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 2.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.8% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,350 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
None 76 8.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 435 46.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 317 33.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 88 9.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 3.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.3% 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 Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 40 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 62.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 15 37.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 62.5%) were male and 15 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Denmark % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Denmark (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Denmark % 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 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Denmark (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 $2,167.

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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