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Narrogin

Code UCL515024 (UCL)
People 4,219
Male 2,031
Female 2,188
Median age 37
Families 1,049
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,949
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $955
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $160
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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,219 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,031 48.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,188 51.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 393 9.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,219 people in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.3% of the population.

Age Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 329 7.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 310 7.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 344 8.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 329 7.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 236 5.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 221 5.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 215 5.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 269 6.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 287 6.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 232 5.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 312 7.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 240 5.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 246 5.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 172 4.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 136 3.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 128 3.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 101 2.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 113 2.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,548 47.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 104 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 247 7.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 250 7.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,087 33.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,336 49.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 297 11.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,073 39.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 64 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 323 25.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 83 6.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 0.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 334 26.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 7.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 45 3.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 0.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 307 24.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,277 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,437 81.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 753 19.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 299 7.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 246 6.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,652 67.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,070 56.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 548 29.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 139 7.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 128 6.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,885 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,885 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 190 10.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 167 9.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 192 10.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 282 16.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 786 44.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narrogin % 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 Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 506 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,181 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 955 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) was $506.

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

Unpaid work Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,294 70.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 939 29.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 310 9.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 949 29.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 653 20.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 809 25.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 438 13.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 396 12.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 436 41.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 414 39.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 181 17.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.5% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,884 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,993 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,993 and those without children was $1,884.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 152 17.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 4.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 182 21.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 125 14.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 49 5.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 160 18.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 63 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 9.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,537 81.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 347 18.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,332 86.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 4.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 120 7.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 53 3.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 297 19.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 724 47.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 431 28.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.0 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 Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 19.3% had 2 bedrooms and 47.1% 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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 486 31.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 475 30.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 520 33.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 2.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 33.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,038 67.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 455 29.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 46 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.4% were family households, 29.6% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.3% 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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
None 152 9.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 554 36.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 488 31.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 295 19.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 3.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.2% 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 Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 393 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 196 49.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 197 50.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 393 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 196 (or 49.9%) were male and 197 (or 50.1%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Narrogin % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 573 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narrogin (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $573.

Mortgage and rent Narrogin % 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 975 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Narrogin (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 $975.

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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