2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Western Australia Local Government Areas

Augusta-Margaret River (S)

Code LGA50280 (LGA) Search for a Community Profile
People 14,258
Male 50%
Female 50%
Median age 39
Families 3,724
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 7,740
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,285
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 7,131 50.0 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,133 50.0 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 195 1.4 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 14,258 people in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

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Age Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,027 7.2 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,094 7.7 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 975 6.8 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 705 4.9 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 432 3.0 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 714 5.0 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,042 7.3 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,181 8.3 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,159 8.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,060 7.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 905 6.3 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 980 6.9 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 934 6.6 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 750 5.3 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 495 3.5 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 347 2.4 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 232 1.6 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 225 1.6 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Married 5,532 49.6 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 339 3.0 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,041 9.3 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 443 4.0 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,799 34.1 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.6% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Registered marriage 4,501 48.7 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,532 16.6 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,213 34.8 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Preschool 201 4.8 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 947 22.5 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 140 3.3 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 218 5.2 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 767 18.3 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 48 1.1 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 73 1.7 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 234 5.6 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 219 5.2 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 63 1.5 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,291 30.7 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,234 20.0 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,068 9.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 362 3.2 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,890 16.9 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,652 14.8 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 559 5.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,201 10.8 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 507 4.5 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 18 0.2 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,337 12.0 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 14.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 9,884 69.6 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,716 26.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,274 8.9 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,073 7.5 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 6,962 48.8 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 48.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Worked full-time 3,495 48.4 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,841 39.3 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 550 7.6 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 335 4.6 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 7,221 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 48.4% were employed full time, 39.3% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 1,055 15.3 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 829 12.0 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 955 13.9 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 894 13.0 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,609 37.8 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 15.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Personal 671 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,524 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,285 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas) was $671.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,410 75.4 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,550 31.8 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,034 9.3 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,120 28.0 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% 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, 28.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,170 19.4 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,257 29.2 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,686 15.1 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,303 11.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,569 42.2 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,604 43.2 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 521 14.0 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 22 0.6 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.2% were couple families with children, 42.2% were couple families without children and 14.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male -- 21.4 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.6 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 485 15.2 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 284 8.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 794 24.9 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 321 10.1 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 211 6.6 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 514 16.1 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 237 7.4 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 343 10.8 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families with children, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 8.9% had both employed part-time and 24.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,049 70.8 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,081 29.2 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 70.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Separate house 4,662 92.3 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 173 3.4 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 58 1.1 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 106 2.1 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flat or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.6 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 243 4.8 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 684 13.5 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,079 41.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,945 38.5 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 1.4 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.5% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Owned outright 1,566 31.0 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,859 36.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,466 29.0 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 66 1.3 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 93 1.8 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.0% were owned outright, 36.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,678 72.9 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,179 23.4 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 186 3.7 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.9% were family households, 23.4% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

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Household income Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.1 -- 9.7 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.3 -- 8.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 108 2.1 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,509 29.9 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,141 42.4 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,130 22.4 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 162 3.2 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 654 13.0 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,293 85.1 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 98 1.9 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.1% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Male 102 53.7 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 88 46.3 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), 53.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.3% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,215 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,215.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Augusta-Margaret River (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 310 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,586 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Augusta-Margaret River (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,586.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census