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Halls Creek (L)

Code UCL521027 (UCL)
People 1,443
Male 678
Female 765
Median age 28
Families 299
Average children per family 2.5
All private dwellings 531
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,134
Median monthly mortgage repayments $175
Median weekly rent $80
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,443 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 678 47.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 765 53.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,076 74.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,443 people in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 74.5% of the population.

Age Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 134 9.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 153 10.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 133 9.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 112 7.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 105 7.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 121 8.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 138 9.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 92 6.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 83 5.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 5.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 86 6.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 91 6.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 3.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 37 2.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 0.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 0.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 259 25.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 41 4.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 99 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 48 4.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 575 56.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 25.3% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 186 21.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 157 18.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 522 60.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 21.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 20 4.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 145 32.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 9.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 18.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 2.7 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 41 9.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 2.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 80 18.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 443 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.7% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,316 91.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 129 9.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 35 2.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 0.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,212 87.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 325 60.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 87 16.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 42 7.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 81 15.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 535 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 535 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 16.3% were employed part-time and 15.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 43 9.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 4.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 22 4.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 68 15.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 255 56.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 354 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 847 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,134 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $354.

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

Unpaid work Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 685 67.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 360 35.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 164 16.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 167 16.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.2% provided care for children and 16.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 298 29.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 246 24.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 74 7.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 68 6.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 79 26.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 96 32.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 113 37.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 3.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.2% were couple families with children, 26.5% were couple families without children and 37.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Halls Creek (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 Halls Creek (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 Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,583 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 45 25.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 5.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 12.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 7.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 57 32.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 9 5.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 6.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 25.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 5.7% 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 Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 356 78.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 98 21.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 253 71.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 35 9.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 1.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 50 14.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 71.1% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 14.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 4.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 9.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 73 20.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 166 46.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 17.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.8 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 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 9.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 30 8.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 13 3.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 308 86.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.4% were owned outright, 3.6% were owned with a mortgage and 86.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 258 72.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 81 22.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 4.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 22.8% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
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In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.5% 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 Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 175 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.1 -- 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 Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 127 35.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 138 38.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 54 15.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 9.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 0.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 15.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,076 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 492 45.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 584 54.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 1,076 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 492 (or 45.7%) were male and 584 (or 54.3%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Halls Creek (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 4.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 826 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2, with 1.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $826.

Mortgage and rent Halls Creek (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Halls Creek (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,058.

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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