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Three Springs (L)

Code UCL522051 (UCL)
People 391
Male 191
Female 200
Median age 41
Families 94
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 215
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $887
Median monthly mortgage repayments $563
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 391 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 191 48.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 200 51.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 37 9.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 391 people in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.4% of the population.

Age Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 9.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 32 8.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 12 3.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 14 3.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 5.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 7.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 4.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 24 6.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 5.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 27 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 23 5.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 34 8.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 29 7.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 6.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 3.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 4.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 3.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 128 41.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 6.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 27 8.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 35 11.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 102 32.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 41.2% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 108 42.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 41 16.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 105 41.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 5 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 24.4 129,300 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 3.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 10 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 3.3 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 47 52.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 90 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 11.1% in secondary school and 3.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 283 72.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 86 24.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 6.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 23 6.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 221 63.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 96 57.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 42 25.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 6.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 11.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 168 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 168 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 11.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 10.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 10.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 16 10.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 12.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 72 48.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 52 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 533 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,194 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 887 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $533.

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

Unpaid work Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 195 62.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 72 23.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 29 9.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 102 32.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 50 16.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 72 23.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 26 8.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 49 15.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 53.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 27 28.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 18.1 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 Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.7% were couple families with children, 53.2% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,833 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 11 14.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 6.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 20.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 14.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 9.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 20.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 3 3.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 11.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.1% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 163 81.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 38 18.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 152 93.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 6.7 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 Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.3% were separate houses, 6.7% 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 3.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 21.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 79 48.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 22.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 4.3 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 Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 71 43.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 28 17.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 57 35.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 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 Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.6% were owned outright, 17.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 96 58.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 64 39.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 58.5% were family households, 39.0% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 563 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 14 8.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 64 38.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 61 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 17 10.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 5.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.3% 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 Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 37 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 32.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 25 67.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 37 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 32.4%) were male and 25 (or 67.6%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Three Springs (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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.9 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 269 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $269.

Mortgage and rent Three Springs (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 105 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 598 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Three Springs (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $105 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $598.

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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