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Harvey

Code UCL515014 (UCL)
People 2,667
Male 1,325
Female 1,342
Median age 40
Families 704
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,175
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $898
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,409
Median weekly rent $200
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 Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,667 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,325 49.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,342 50.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 3.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,667 people in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 150 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 143 5.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 179 6.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 245 9.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 141 5.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 134 5.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 151 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 178 6.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 193 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 183 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 148 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 153 5.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 157 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 143 5.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 140 5.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 3.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 66 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 63 2.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,044 47.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 83 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 169 7.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 159 7.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 742 33.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 945 50.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 176 9.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 770 40.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 29 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 15.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 77 10.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 0.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 175 23.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 3.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 1.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 7.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 19 2.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 225 30.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 751 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.5% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,899 71.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 833 33.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 216 8.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 116 4.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,306 52.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 641 55.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 340 29.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 100 8.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 72 6.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,153 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,153 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.6% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 132 12.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 97 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 107 10.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 159 14.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 483 45.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 418 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,223 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 898 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) was $418.

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

Unpaid work Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,426 64.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 568 25.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 228 10.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 438 19.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 392 17.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 459 20.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 280 12.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 295 13.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 287 40.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 292 41.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 115 16.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.5% were couple families with children, 40.8% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities) 12.3% of single parents were male and 87.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,897 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,100 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,100 and those without children was $1,897.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 69 11.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 2.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 19.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 92 15.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 5.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 155 26.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 46 8.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 59 10.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,004 90.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 106 9.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 840 83.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 30 3.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 101 10.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 33 3.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.7% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 3.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 152 15.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 480 47.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 293 29.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 51 5.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 345 34.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 260 25.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 326 32.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 1.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 5.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 32.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 694 69.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 279 27.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 32 3.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.2% 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 Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,409 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
None 72 7.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 343 34.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 358 35.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 167 16.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 65 6.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.6% 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 Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 92 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 48.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 47 51.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 92 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 48.9%) were male and 47 (or 51.1%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 279 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $279.

Mortgage and rent Harvey % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Harvey (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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