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Cervantes (L)

Code UCL522012 (UCL)
People 461
Male 245
Female 216
Median age 51
Families 132
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 538
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $779
Median monthly mortgage repayments $900
Median weekly rent $205
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 461 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 245 53.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 216 46.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 4.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 461 people in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 5.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 22 4.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9 2.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 3.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 19 4.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 3.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 6.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 35 7.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 30 6.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 5.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 45 9.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 11.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 43 9.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 5.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 5.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 2.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 220 56.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 39 10.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 7.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 92 23.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 56.8% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 172 53.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 15.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 99 30.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 4 5.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 41.0 129,300 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 7 9.0 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 3.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 37.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 78 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.5% were in primary school, 8.9% in secondary school and 3.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 355 77.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 94 21.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 38 8.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 28 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 273 63.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 84 47.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 68 38.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 9.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 5.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 178 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 178 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 47.2% were employed full time, 38.2% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 12.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 14.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 13.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 7.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 69 40.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 946 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 779 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $438.

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

Unpaid work Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 253 65.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 96 24.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 8.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 104 26.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 59 15.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 90 23.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 46 11.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 58 15.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 64.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 32 24.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 10.7 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 Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.4% were couple families with children, 64.9% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,025 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,666 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,666 and those without children was $2,025.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 12 10.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 16.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 6.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 8.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 37.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 5.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 13.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 10.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 191 39.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 292 60.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 60.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 181 94.3 638,768 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 7 3.6 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 2.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 2.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 12.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 98 51.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 32.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 12.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 45.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 48 25.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 50 26.2 231,824 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 6 3.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.5% were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 26.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 131 68.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 56 29.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.2% were family households, 29.2% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.4% 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 Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 205 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 900 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 10 5.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 59 30.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 70 36.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 42 21.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 5.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.9% 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 Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 19 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 36.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 12 63.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 36.8%) were male and 12 (or 63.2%) 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 Cervantes (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 4.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 312 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $312.

Mortgage and rent Cervantes (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 110 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 953 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cervantes (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $110 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $953.

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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