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Augusta (L)

Code UCL521002 (UCL)
People 1,022
Male 493
Female 529
Median age 59
Families 269
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 951
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $634
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,213
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,022 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 493 48.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 529 51.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,022 people in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 2.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 28 2.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 49 4.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 36 3.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 2.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 30 2.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 29 2.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 30 2.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 66 6.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 56 5.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 72 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 78 7.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 109 10.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 92 9.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 94 9.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 75 7.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 63 6.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 67 6.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 59 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 37.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 498 54.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 97 10.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 105 11.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 187 20.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 54.4% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 37 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 64 years and the median age of people never married was 37 years.

Social marital status Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 384 53.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 79 10.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 261 36.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 64 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 64 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 34.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 18.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 5.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 3.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 34.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 171 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.5% were in primary school, 18.1% in secondary school and 9.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 770 75.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 283 29.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 89 9.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 39 4.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 545 57.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 57.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 165 43.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 153 40.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 45 11.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 16 4.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 379 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 379 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 43.5% were employed full time, 40.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 50 13.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 50 13.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 53 14.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 38 10.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 120 33.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 51 years.

Occupation Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 415 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 907 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 634 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $415.

Travel to work, top responses Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 684 74.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 179 19.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 116 12.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 321 35.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.6% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 142 15.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 245 26.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 143 15.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 151 16.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 177 65.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 63 23.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 9.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.3% were couple families with children, 65.6% were couple families without children and 9.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.0% of single parents were male and 76.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,522 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,549 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,549 and those without children was $1,522.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 9.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 8.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 31 12.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 5.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 5.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 102 42.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 16 6.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 9.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 9.9% had both partners employed full-time, 8.3% had both employed part-time and 12.8% 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 Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 448 48.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 473 51.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 51.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 381 84.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 3.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 41 9.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 2.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.7% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.7 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 15 3.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 89 19.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 240 53.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 96 21.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.8 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 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 53.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 210 46.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 78 17.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 137 30.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 3.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.8% were owned outright, 17.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 264 58.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 171 38.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 3.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 58.8% were family households, 38.1% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 47.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 30 6.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 207 45.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 153 33.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 10.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 2.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Augusta (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Augusta (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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