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Cowaramup (L)

Code UCL521018 (UCL)
People 795
Male 393
Female 402
Median age 35
Families 220
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 361
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,332
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 795 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 393 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 402 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 1.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 795 people in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 97 12.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 72 9.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 64 8.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 33 4.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 2.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 31 3.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 90 11.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 89 11.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 78 9.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 60 7.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 5.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 28 3.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 33 4.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 22 2.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 2.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 1.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 0.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 335 59.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 3.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 34 6.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 1.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 168 29.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 59.1% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 279 58.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 73 15.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 124 26.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 23 9.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 77 31.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 2.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 5.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 26 10.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 2.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 7.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 4.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 55 22.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 243 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.1% were in primary school, 15.7% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 626 78.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 164 21.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 87 11.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 58 7.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 439 58.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 206 51.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 152 37.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 7.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 15 3.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 401 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 401 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.4% were employed full time, 37.9% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 60 15.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 47 12.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 40 10.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 51 13.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 158 40.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 669 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,434 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,332 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $669.

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

Unpaid work Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 452 79.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 254 44.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 28 4.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 154 27.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 44.7% provided care for children and 4.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 108 18.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 165 28.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 99 17.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 84 14.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 63 28.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 125 57.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 31 14.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 57.1% were couple families with children, 28.8% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.7% of single parents were male and 73.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,812 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,860 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,860 and those without children was $1,812.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 14.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 8.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 25.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 15.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 4.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 8.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 15 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 15.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.7% had both partners employed full-time, 8.4% had both employed part-time and 25.7% 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 Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 265 77.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 78 22.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 238 89.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 9.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.8% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 1.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 5.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 129 49.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 114 43.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 49.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 48 18.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 140 53.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 76 28.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.2% were owned outright, 53.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 221 83.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 40 15.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 83.1% were family households, 15.0% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% 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 Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.5 -- 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 Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 8 3.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 74 27.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 131 49.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 53 19.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.9% 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 Cowaramup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 60.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 4 40.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 41 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 60.0%) were male and 4 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 41 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cowaramup (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 2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,733 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cowaramup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,733.

Mortgage and rent Cowaramup (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 1,342 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cowaramup (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 $1,342.

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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