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Carnamah (L)

Code UCL522011 (UCL)
People 288
Male 146
Female 142
Median age 41
Families 70
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 157
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,062
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $110
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 Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 288 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 146 50.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 142 49.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 5.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 288 people in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.2% of the population.

Age Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 6.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 17 5.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 4.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 19 6.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 13 4.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 6.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 5.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 12 4.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 15 5.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 15 5.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 35 12.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 26 9.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 8.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 7.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 3.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 2.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 120 49.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 3.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 34 14.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 5.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 65 27.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 17.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 85 45.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 31 16.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 73 38.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 9.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 28.6 129,300 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 7 11.1 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 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 4.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 46.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 63 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 11.1% in secondary school and 4.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 223 77.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 56 21.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 3.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 3.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 192 72.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 72.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 95 67.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 38 27.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 7 5.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 0 0.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 140 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 140 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 67.9% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9 6.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 14.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 7.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 8.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 82 58.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 551 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,517 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,062 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $551.

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

Unpaid work Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 178 75.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 68 28.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14 5.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 82 34.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 5.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 47 20.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 69 29.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 30 12.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 32 13.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 52.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 25 35.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 12.7 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 Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.2% were couple families with children, 52.1% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 25.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 7.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 21.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6 9.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 6.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 15.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 4 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 7.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.8% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 121 84.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 15.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 113 91.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 8.1 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 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.9% were separate houses, 8.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 4.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 12.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 62 51.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 35 28.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 12.4% had 2 bedrooms and 51.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 48 39.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 33 27.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 36 29.5 231,824 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 5 4.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.3% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 69 57.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 47 38.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 4.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 57.0% were family households, 38.8% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 110 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 9 7.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 39 31.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 42 34.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 28 22.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 4.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.8% 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 Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 62.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 6 37.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 62.5%) were male and 6 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carnamah (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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Carnamah (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Carnamah (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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