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Goomalling (L)

Code UCL521026 (UCL)
People 528
Male 268
Female 260
Median age 45
Families 146
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 284
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $730
Median monthly mortgage repayments $945
Median weekly rent $103
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 Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 528 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 268 50.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 260 49.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 64 12.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 528 people in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.1% of the population.

Age Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 9.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 31 5.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 32 6.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 20 3.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 4.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22 4.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 22 4.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 32 6.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 4.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 29 5.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 34 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 40 7.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 48 9.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 5.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 33 6.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 4.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 4.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 2.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 198 47.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 4.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 8.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 120 29.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 183 49.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 11.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 147 39.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 11 10.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 16.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 19.4 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 7 6.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 4.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 3.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 3.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5 4.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 30 27.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 108 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.1% were in primary school, 15.7% in secondary school and 7.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 436 82.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 74 14.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 20 4.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 30 6.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 375 75.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 123 58.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 64 30.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 6.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 3.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 209 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 209 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 12.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 7.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 11.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 8.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 107 52.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 439 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 888 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 730 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $439.

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

Unpaid work Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 288 69.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 125 30.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 51 12.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 138 33.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.3% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 74 18.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 94 22.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 52 12.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 67 16.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 66 45.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 55 37.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 14.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.9% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.0% of single parents were male and 87.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,437 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,050 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,050 and those without children was $1,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 14.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 15.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 17.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 32 26.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 10 8.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 15.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 229 85.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 14.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 225 98.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 98.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 59 25.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 106 46.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 49 21.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 25.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 95 41.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 53 23.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 73 32.0 231,824 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 7 3.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.7% were owned outright, 23.2% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 141 61.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 83 35.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 61.0% were family households, 35.9% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.5% 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 Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 103 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 945 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 12 5.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 90 39.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 80 34.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 37 16.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 4.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 45.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 35 54.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 45.3%) were male and 35 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Goomalling (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 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Goomalling (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 94 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 782 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $94 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $782.

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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