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Derby

Code UCL515008 (UCL)
People 3,261
Male 1,632
Female 1,629
Median age 31
Families 619
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,447
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,531
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $130
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 Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,261 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,632 50.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,629 50.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,212 37.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,261 people in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 37.2% of the population.

Age Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 342 10.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 289 8.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 235 7.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 201 6.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 225 6.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 243 7.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 254 7.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 256 7.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 225 6.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 205 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 208 6.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 210 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 152 4.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 89 2.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 46 1.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 0.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 1.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 787 32.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 89 3.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 179 7.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 82 3.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,260 52.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 32.8% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 544 32.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 358 21.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 783 46.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 21.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 49 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 165 13.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 125 10.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 0.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 79 6.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 0.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 0.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 59 4.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 48 3.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 1.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 688 54.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,253 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) 38.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.9% were in primary school, 7.7% in secondary school and 8.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,284 70.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 362 13.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 158 6.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 100 3.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,976 76.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 901 66.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 279 20.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 118 8.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 5.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,366 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,366 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 66.0% were employed full time, 20.4% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 70 5.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 87 6.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 126 9.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 208 16.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 694 53.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 5.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 681 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,674 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,531 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) was $681.

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

Unpaid work Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,405 58.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 664 27.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 224 9.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 411 17.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 455 19.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 596 24.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 194 8.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 162 6.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 220 35.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 259 41.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 123 19.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 2.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.8% were couple families with children, 35.5% were couple families without children and 19.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,440 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,374 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,374 and those without children was $2,440.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 146 30.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 87 18.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 49 10.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 6.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 45 9.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 39 8.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 72 14.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 30.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 857 87.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 125 12.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 725 84.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 53 6.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 59 6.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.5% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 6.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 74 8.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 142 16.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 386 44.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 196 22.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 55 6.4 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 8.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 140 16.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 160 18.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 490 57.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 64 7.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.3% were owned outright, 18.6% were owned with a mortgage and 57.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 583 68.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 237 27.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 4.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.0% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.6% 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 Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
None 101 11.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 265 30.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 274 32.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 139 16.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 9.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,215 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 550 45.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 665 54.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 1,215 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 550 (or 45.3%) were male and 665 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,229 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,229.

Mortgage and rent Derby % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 114 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,570 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $114 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,570.

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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