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Dunsborough

Code UCL515011 (UCL)
People 4,531
Male 2,243
Female 2,288
Median age 36
Families 1,211
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,046
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,359
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,531 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,243 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,288 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 41 0.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,531 people in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 362 8.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 369 8.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 329 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 239 5.3 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 184 4.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 281 6.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 368 8.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 438 9.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 381 8.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 307 6.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 248 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 266 5.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 223 4.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 197 4.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 141 3.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 90 2.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 62 1.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 45 1.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,819 52.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 98 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 304 8.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 114 3.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,139 32.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 52.4% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,566 53.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 423 14.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 947 32.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 78 6.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 316 25.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 131 10.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 47 3.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 81 6.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 82 6.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 82 6.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 87 6.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 70 5.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 271 21.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,264 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.2% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,426 75.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,080 25.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 458 10.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 326 7.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,407 56.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,200 51.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 861 36.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 193 8.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 87 3.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,341 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,341 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.3% were employed full time, 36.8% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 297 13.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 256 11.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 308 13.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 265 11.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 939 41.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 670 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,551 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,359 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) was $670.

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

Unpaid work Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,699 77.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,227 35.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 298 8.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 838 24.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.3% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 769 22.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 964 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 526 15.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 441 12.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 503 41.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 558 46.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 145 12.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.1% were couple families with children, 41.5% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,824 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,062 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,062 and those without children was $1,824.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 167 15.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 6.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 260 24.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 135 12.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 155 14.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 84 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 139 13.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,602 54.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,345 45.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 45.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,519 94.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 3.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17 1.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.8% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 0.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 93 5.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 606 37.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 870 54.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 1.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 433 27.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 561 35.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 570 35.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 2.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.0% were owned outright, 35.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,206 75.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 314 19.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 81 5.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 75.3% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.5% 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 Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
None 46 2.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 508 31.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 764 47.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 247 15.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% 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 Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 39 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 51.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 19 48.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 51.3%) were male and 19 (or 48.7%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dunsborough % 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 1.8 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Dunsborough % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dunsborough (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,500.

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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