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Point Samson (L)

Code UCL522048 (UCL)
People 298
Male 153
Female 145
Median age 40
Families 70
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 262
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $2,616
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $750
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 298 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 153 51.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 145 48.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 4.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 298 people in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

Age Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 6.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 6.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 17 5.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11 3.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 5.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 28 9.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 19 6.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 25 8.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 25 8.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 29 9.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 8.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 28 9.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 22 7.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4 1.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 1.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.3 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 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 139 56.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 26 10.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 0 0.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 76 30.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 62 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 97 53.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 30 16.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 56 30.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 6.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 16.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 4.1 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 4 4.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 3.1 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 6 6.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 52 53.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 97 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.6% were in primary school, 7.2% in secondary school and 9.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 187 62.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 65 27.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 16 6.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 14 5.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 146 60.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 121 66.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 30 16.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 27 14.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 2.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 183 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 183 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 66.1% were employed full time, 16.4% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 9.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6 3.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 5.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 15 8.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 108 60.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 60.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,369 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,750 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,616 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,369.

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

Unpaid work Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 158 63.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 50 20.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 9 3.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 60 24.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.2% provided care for children and 3.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 45 18.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 72 28.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 20 8.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 21 8.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 49.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 33 46.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 4.2 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 Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.5% were couple families with children, 49.3% were couple families without children and 4.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Point Samson (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 Point Samson (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 Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,083 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,250 and those without children was $3,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 32.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 22.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 10.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5 7.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 8 11.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 16.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 32.4% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 98 84.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 15.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 76 73.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 7.8 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 19 18.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.8% were separate houses, 7.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 18.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 6.9 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 12.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 7.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 49 48.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 21 20.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 12.9% had 1 bedroom, 7.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 21 20.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 31 30.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 40 39.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 5.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.8% were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 39.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 67 67.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 24 24.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 9.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 67.0% were family households, 24.0% were single person households and 9.0% were group households.

Household income Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 39.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 39.8% 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 Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 750 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.9 -- 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 Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 21 21.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 47 47.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 25 25.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 6.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.3% 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 Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 53.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 6 46.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 53.8%) were male and 6 (or 46.2%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Point Samson (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 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Point Samson (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 750 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Point Samson (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $750 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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