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Quairading (L)

Code UCL521050 (UCL)
People 648
Male 302
Female 346
Median age 50
Families 171
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 346
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $784
Median monthly mortgage repayments $636
Median weekly rent $88
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 648 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 302 46.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 346 53.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 133 20.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 648 people in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 20.5% of the population.

Age Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 40 6.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 39 6.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 31 4.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12 1.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 2.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 5.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 28 4.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 25 3.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 35 5.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 39 6.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 53 8.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 78 12.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 36 5.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 48 7.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 6.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 42 6.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 3.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 4.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 286 53.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 4.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 46 8.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 60 11.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 117 21.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 245 54.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 35 7.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 172 38.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 5.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 49 40.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 9.2 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 3 2.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 5 4.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 5.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 33 27.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 120 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 18.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.7% were in primary school, 11.8% in secondary school and 7.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 544 83.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 96 15.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 51 8.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 24 3.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 448 72.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 72.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 116 48.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 79 32.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 11.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 7.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 240 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 240 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 48.3% were employed full time, 32.9% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 8.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 11.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 29 13.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 23 10.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 88 41.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 446 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 958 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 784 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $446.

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

Unpaid work Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 333 62.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 97 18.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 63 11.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 167 31.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.2% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 70 13.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 98 18.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 80 15.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 85 15.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 103 60.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 42 24.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 14.7 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 Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.7% were couple families with children, 60.6% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Quairading (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 Quairading (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 Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,374 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,374 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 18 12.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 4.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 28 19.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 11.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 55 38.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 4.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 7.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 12.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 271 79.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 69 20.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 255 94.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 2.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.8% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 51 19.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 135 50.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 68 25.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 3.0 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% 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 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 126 46.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 57 21.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 73 26.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 4.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.5% were owned outright, 21.0% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 172 63.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 91 33.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.5% were family households, 33.6% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% 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 Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 88 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 636 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 16 5.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 113 41.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 94 34.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 43 15.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 135 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 60 44.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 75 55.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 135 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 60 (or 44.4%) were male and 75 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Quairading (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 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Quairading (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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