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Katanning

Code UCL515018 (UCL)
People 3,745
Male 1,846
Female 1,899
Median age 36
Families 961
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,661
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $942
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,196
Median weekly rent $150
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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,745 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,846 49.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,899 50.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 380 10.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,745 people in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.1% of the population.

Age Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 294 7.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 316 8.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 304 8.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 228 6.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 222 5.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 209 5.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 224 6.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 241 6.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 249 6.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 281 7.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 232 6.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 227 6.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 194 5.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 148 4.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 143 3.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 100 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 73 1.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 59 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,435 50.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 107 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 206 7.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 183 6.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 903 31.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 50.6% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,267 50.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 258 10.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 991 39.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 68 5.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 306 26.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 93 7.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 196 16.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 163 13.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 22 1.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 308 26.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,179 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.4% were in primary school, 17.2% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,750 73.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,083 31.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 248 7.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 179 5.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,983 56.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 851 51.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 401 24.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 301 18.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 105 6.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,658 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,658 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.3% were employed full time, 24.2% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 153 9.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 110 7.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 135 8.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 210 13.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 640 41.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 525 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,132 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 942 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities) was $525.

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

Unpaid work Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,839 64.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 798 28.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 278 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 652 23.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Katanning (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, 28.2% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 445 15.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 709 25.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 362 12.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 323 11.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 383 39.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 407 42.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 153 15.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.4% were couple families with children, 39.9% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Katanning % 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 Katanning (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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,700 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,839 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,839 and those without children was $1,700.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 134 17.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 2.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 123 15.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 88 11.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 170 21.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 136 17.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 72 9.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 15.6% 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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,360 84.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 242 15.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,243 91.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 2.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 5.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.4% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 44 3.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 240 17.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 671 49.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 365 26.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 2.9 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 17.6% had 2 bedrooms and 49.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 408 30.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 410 30.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 480 35.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 3.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.0% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 928 68.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 389 28.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 45 3.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,196 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
None 127 9.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 485 35.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 449 33.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 244 17.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 4.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 380 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 177 46.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 203 53.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 380 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 177 (or 46.6%) were male and 203 (or 53.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 657 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $657.

Mortgage and rent Katanning % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Katanning (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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