2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Indigenous Locations

Pinjarra

Code ILOC50701202 (ILOC) Total population 7,979 | Total dwellings 3,480
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 221
Male 110
Female 110
Median age 13
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 75
Average people per household 3.9
Median weekly household income $1,036
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $250
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 201 91.0 67,062 96.3 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 10 4.5 1,306 1.9 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 4.5 1,298 1.9 21,206 3.9
Total 221 -- 69,666 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 110 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 110 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations), there were 221 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 110 (or 50.0%) were male and 110 (or 50.0%) were female.

Age Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 34 15.4 8,236 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 73 33.0 16,301 23.4 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 36 16.3 13,453 19.3 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 68 30.8 25,428 36.5 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 7 3.2 3,919 5.6 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 3 1.4 2,326 3.3 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 13 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 48.4% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 1.4% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 27 23.9 9,893 21.9 85,741 24.4
Separated 8 7.1 1,871 4.1 14,925 4.2
Divorced 3 2.7 2,125 4.7 23,126 6.6
Widowed 3 2.7 1,599 3.5 12,142 3.5
Never married 72 63.7 29,643 65.7 215,347 61.3

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) 23.9% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 8.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 43 -- 44 --
Separated 23 -- 44 -- 46 --
Divorced 0 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 58 -- 63 -- 65 --
Never married 28 -- 27 -- 26 --

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 24 25.3 7,099 19.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 15 15.8 7,293 19.7 48,600 15.8
Not married 56 58.9 22,676 61.2 187,097 60.9

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) 25.3% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 15.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 44 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 34 --
Not married 27 -- 28 -- 28 --

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 40 years and in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 12 11.8 1,799 6.4 13,977 6.2
Primary 36 35.3 10,335 36.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 18 17.6 5,053 17.9 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 8 7.8 1,212 4.3 13,211 5.9
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 929 3.3 10,125 4.5
Other 0 0.0 352 1.3 3,662 1.6
Not stated 28 27.5 8,478 30.1 50,410 22.5
Total 102 -- 28,158 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations), 46.6% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.3% were attending a primary school, 17.6% were attending a secondary school and 7.8% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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

People — employment
Employment Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 27 48.2 9,993 47.9 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 10 17.9 5,112 24.5 47,035 26.4
Away from work 7 12.5 2,060 9.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 12 21.4 3,711 17.8 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 56 -- 20,876 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 56 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations). Of these 48.2% were employed full time, 17.9% were employed part-time and 21.4% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 38 years and those employed part time was 35 years.

Median weekly incomes Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 372 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 1,036 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) was $372 and the median weekly household income was $1,036.

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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6 -- 1.5 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom and 1.6 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,100.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 70 92.1 18,446 83.3 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 3.9 2,005 9.1 16,437 7.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,311 5.9 20,640 9.9
Other dwelling 3 3.9 316 1.4 2,949 1.4
Total 76 -- 22,131 -- 209,047 --

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations) there were 76 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 92.1% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, unit or apartments and 3.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 4 5.3 1,896 8.6 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 30 39.5 5,098 23.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 39 51.3 13,868 62.7 124,099 59.4
Other tenure type 0 0.0 158 0.7 1,516 0.7
Tenure type not stated 3 3.9 1,115 5.0 8,338 4.0

In Pinjarra (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 5.3% were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 51.3% 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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