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Wiluna (L)

Code UCL522060 (UCL)
People 291
Male 152
Female 139
Median age 27
Families 66
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 118
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,518
Median monthly mortgage repayments $380
Median weekly rent $14
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 291 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 152 52.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 139 47.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 170 58.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 291 people in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 58.8% of the population.

Age Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 33 11.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 7.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 20 6.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 26 9.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 41 14.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 6.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 5.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 5.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 28 9.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 21 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 16 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 11 3.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9 3.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4 1.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 2.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 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 27 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 27 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 22.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 22 10.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 3.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 125 59.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 22.9% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 73 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 49 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 20.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 34 17.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 119 62.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 20.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 11 16.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 47.0 129,300 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 9 13.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 7.6 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 0 0.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 6.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 6 9.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 66 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.3% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 233 80.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 59 20.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 3.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 2.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 210 73.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 78 72.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 16 15.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 4.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 7.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 107 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 107 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 72.9% were employed full time, 15.0% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7 6.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7 6.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4 3.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 23.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 53 52.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 23 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 23 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 410 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 959 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,518 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $410.

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

Unpaid work Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 157 74.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 85 40.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11 5.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 39 18.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.1% provided care for children and 5.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 47 22.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 70 33.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 23 10.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 18 8.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 15 22.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 20 29.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 29 43.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 4.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.9% were couple families with children, 22.4% were couple families without children and 43.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 12.9% of single parents were male and 87.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,583 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,125 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,125 and those without children was $2,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 27.8 102,046 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 3 8.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 22.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 8.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6 16.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 3 8.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 8.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 27.8% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 8.3% 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 Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 76 68.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 35 31.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 31.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 50 64.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 7.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 16.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 11.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.1% were separate houses, 7.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.7% were flats, units or apartments and 11.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 11.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 20 26.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 29 38.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 18 23.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 11.8% had 1 bedroom, 26.3% had 2 bedrooms and 38.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12 16.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 63 84.0 231,824 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 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 84.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 50 65.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 28.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 5.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 28.9% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 14 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 380 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 16 21.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 37 48.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 13 17.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7 9.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 17.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.2% 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 Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 171 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 88 51.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 83 48.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 171 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 88 (or 51.5%) were male and 83 (or 48.5%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wiluna (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 5.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,549 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.4, with 2.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,549.

Mortgage and rent Wiluna (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wiluna (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 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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