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Dwellingup (L)

Code UCL522022 (UCL)
People 383
Male 198
Female 185
Median age 39
Families 102
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 227
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,281
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 383 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 198 51.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 185 48.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 3.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 383 people in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 7.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 8.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 7.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 6.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 17 4.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 4.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 27 7.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 21 5.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 34 8.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 8.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 30 7.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 7.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 6.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 15 3.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 2.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 2.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 130 45.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 7.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 34 11.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 2.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 96 33.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.0% were married and 19.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 116 43.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 33 12.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 115 43.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 9 7.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 37 32.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 7.8 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 15 13.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 5.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 4.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 5.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 25 21.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 115 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.0% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 8.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 306 79.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 67 18.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 48 13.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 4.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 231 63.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 105 58.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 41 22.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 27 14.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 4.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 181 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 181 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 22.7% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 30 17.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7 4.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 5.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 19 10.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 90 51.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 529 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,218 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,281 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $529.

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

Unpaid work Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 204 70.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 95 32.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 20 6.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 77 26.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.9% provided care for children and 6.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 36 12.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 78 27.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 47 16.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 40 13.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 34.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 43 42.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 24 23.5 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 Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.2% were couple families with children, 34.3% were couple families without children and 23.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 36.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 64.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 36.0% of single parents were male and 64.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,458 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,971 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,971 and those without children was $1,458.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 21.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 11 14.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 21.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 7.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 12.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 7.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 10.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 14.1% 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 Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 156 76.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 49 23.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 144 92.3 638,768 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 3 1.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 5.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 5.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.9 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 3.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 27 17.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 86 54.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 34 21.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.9 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 17.1% had 2 bedrooms and 54.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 54 34.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 46 29.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 50 31.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 104 66.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 47 29.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 3.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.2% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 4 2.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 58 37.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 57 36.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 28 17.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 5.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 61.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 5 38.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 44 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 61.5%) were male and 5 (or 38.5%) were female. The median age was 44 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dwellingup (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 2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 912 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $912.

Mortgage and rent Dwellingup (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 144 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dwellingup (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $144 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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