2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Indigenous Locations

Fremantle

Code ILOC50500701 (ILOC) Total population 33,514 | Total dwellings 16,546
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 468
Male 229
Female 239
Median age 24
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 215
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $840
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,164
Median weekly rent $177
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 450 96.2 67,062 96.3 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 5 1.1 1,306 1.9 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 2.8 1,298 1.9 21,206 3.9
Total 468 -- 69,666 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 229 48.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 239 51.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Fremantle (Indigenous Locations), there were 468 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 229 (or 48.9%) were male and 239 (or 51.1%) were female.

Age Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 47 10.0 8,236 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 99 21.1 16,301 23.4 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 90 19.2 13,453 19.3 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 177 37.7 25,428 36.5 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 42 9.0 3,919 5.6 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 14 3.0 2,326 3.3 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 24 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31.3% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 3.0% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 14.2 9,893 21.9 85,741 24.4
Separated 10 3.1 1,871 4.1 14,925 4.2
Divorced 29 9.1 2,125 4.7 23,126 6.6
Widowed 15 4.7 1,599 3.5 12,142 3.5
Never married 219 68.9 29,643 65.7 215,347 61.3

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) 14.2% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 43 -- 44 --
Separated 61 -- 44 -- 46 --
Divorced 53 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 65 -- 63 -- 65 --
Never married 31 -- 27 -- 26 --

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 32 11.5 7,099 19.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 34 12.2 7,293 19.7 48,600 15.8
Not married 213 76.3 22,676 61.2 187,097 60.9

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) 11.5% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 44 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 34 --
Not married 33 -- 28 -- 28 --

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 51 years and in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 15 8.0 1,799 6.4 13,977 6.2
Primary 58 30.9 10,335 36.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 25 13.3 5,053 17.9 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 4 2.1 1,212 4.3 13,211 5.9
University or tertiary institution 14 7.4 929 3.3 10,125 4.5
Other 4 2.1 352 1.3 3,662 1.6
Not stated 68 36.2 8,478 30.1 50,410 22.5
Total 188 -- 28,158 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Fremantle (Indigenous Locations), 40.3% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were attending a primary school, 13.3% were attending a secondary school and 10.6% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — language diversity
Australian Indigenous Language, top responses Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 69 48.6 9,993 47.9 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 30 21.1 5,112 24.5 47,035 26.4
Away from work 14 9.9 2,060 9.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 29 20.4 3,711 17.8 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 142 -- 20,876 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 142 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fremantle (Indigenous Locations). Of these 48.6% were employed full time, 21.1% were employed part-time and 20.4% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 23 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 42 years and those employed part time was 23 years.

Median weekly incomes Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 382 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 840 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) was $382 and the median weekly household income was $840.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1 -- 1.5 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom and 1.1 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 177 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,164 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $177 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,164.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 125 58.4 18,446 83.3 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 56 26.2 2,005 9.1 16,437 7.9
Flat, unit or apartment 33 15.4 1,311 5.9 20,640 9.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 316 1.4 2,949 1.4
Total 214 -- 22,131 -- 209,047 --

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations) there were 214 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 58.4% were separate houses, 26.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.4% were flats, unit or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 15 7.0 1,896 8.6 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 37 17.4 5,098 23.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 135 63.4 13,868 62.7 124,099 59.4
Other tenure type 4 1.9 158 0.7 1,516 0.7
Tenure type not stated 22 10.3 1,115 5.0 8,338 4.0

In Fremantle (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 7.0% were owned outright, 17.4% were owned with a mortgage and 63.4% were rented.

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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