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Wickepin (L)

Code UCL522058 (UCL)
People 260
Male 127
Female 133
Median age 46
Families 65
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 140
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $825
Median monthly mortgage repayments $638
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 260 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 127 48.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 133 51.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 6.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 260 people in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.5% of the population.

Age Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 10.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 16 6.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 17 6.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 10 3.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 9 3.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 8.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8 3.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 6.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 6 2.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 21 8.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 16 6.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 14 5.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 18 6.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 5.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 7.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 4.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 3.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 2.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 102 48.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 6.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 13.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 7.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 51 24.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.1% were married and 19.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 76 43.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17 9.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 82 46.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 40.9 129,300 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 11 16.7 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 4 6.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 6.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 30.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 66 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.3% were in primary school, 17.9% in secondary school and 7.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 222 84.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 33 13.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 33 13.7 175,316 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 161 66.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 57 51.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 36 32.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 9.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 6.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 111 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 111 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.4% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 15.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 11.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 11 10.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13 12.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 46 43.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 385 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 857 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 825 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $385.

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

Unpaid work Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 147 68.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 49 23.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 31 14.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 87 41.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.2% provided care for children and 14.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 41.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 32 15.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 53 24.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 23 10.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 38 17.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 31 47.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 20 30.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 21.5 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 Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.8% were couple families with children, 47.7% were couple families without children and 21.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wickepin (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 Wickepin (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 Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,036 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $2,036.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 13.5 102,046 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 13 25.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6 11.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 9.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 19.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 11.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 9.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.5% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 25.0% 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 Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 109 77.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 31 22.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 101 93.5 638,768 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 6.5 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 Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 17.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 49 45.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 33 30.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 6.5 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.6% had 2 bedrooms and 45.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 40 37.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 23 21.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 38 35.2 231,824 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 7 6.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.0% were owned outright, 21.3% were owned with a mortgage and 35.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 63 57.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 43 39.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 57.8% were family households, 39.4% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
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In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 638 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 3 2.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 42 38.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 35 32.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 19 17.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 9.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% 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 Wickepin (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 52.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 47.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 52.9%) were male and 8 (or 47.1%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wickepin (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 6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Wickepin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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