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Morawa (L)

Code UCL521039 (UCL)
People 655
Male 339
Female 316
Median age 36
Families 142
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 270
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,026
Median monthly mortgage repayments $850
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 655 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 339 51.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 316 48.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 81 12.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 655 people in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.3% of the population.

Age Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 60 9.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 72 11.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 91 13.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 2.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 4.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 26 4.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 5.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 51 7.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 51 7.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 42 6.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 4.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 3.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 4.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 2.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 3.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 2.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 187 38.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 4.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 47 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 27 5.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 205 42.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 38.4% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 160 44.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 16.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 138 38.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 9 3.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 73 28.0 129,300 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 73 28.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 2.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 2.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 3.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 76 29.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 261 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 40.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.7% were in primary school, 32.7% in secondary school and 5.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 507 77.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 96 16.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 46 7.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 31 5.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 417 70.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 70.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 166 60.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 77 28.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 6.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 5.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 275 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 275 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 30 11.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 30 11.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 5.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 23 8.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 143 54.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 466 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,153 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,026 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $466.

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

Unpaid work Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 317 65.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 143 29.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 57 11.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 147 30.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.4% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 91 18.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 115 23.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 54 11.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 59 12.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 52 36.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 64 44.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 27 18.9 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 Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.8% were couple families with children, 36.4% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,821 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $1,821.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 18.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 22 18.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 18.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 9.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 14.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 4 3.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 13.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 212 84.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 38 15.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 203 96.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.4 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 1.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.7% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 2.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 19.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 104 50.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 51 24.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.9 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.3% had 2 bedrooms and 50.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 33.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 51 24.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 79 37.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 3.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.2% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 37.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 138 66.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 66 31.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.3% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.6% 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 Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 850 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 23 11.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 80 38.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 60 28.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 31 14.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 7.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.8% 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 Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 81 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 55.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 36 44.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 81 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 55.6%) were male and 36 (or 44.4%) 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 Morawa (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 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,625 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

Mortgage and rent Morawa (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 433 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Morawa (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $433.

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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