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East Fremantle (T)

Code LGA53150 (LGA)
People 6,930
Male 3,353
Female 3,577
Median age 42
Families 1,811
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,083
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,834
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 6,930 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,353 48.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,577 51.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,930 people in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 386 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 451 6.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 463 6.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 419 6.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 399 5.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 318 4.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 333 4.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 453 6.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 556 8.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 611 8.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 573 8.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 528 7.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 440 6.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 271 3.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 231 3.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 192 2.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 153 2.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 155 2.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Registered marital status East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,736 48.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 175 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 494 8.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 327 5.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,900 33.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.6% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,475 49.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 559 11.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,959 39.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 114 5.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 391 18.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 124 5.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 104 4.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 107 4.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 212 9.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 130 6.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 5.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 407 18.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 35 1.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 422 19.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,167 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 24.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,835 69.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,214 34.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 664 10.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 486 7.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,106 48.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 48.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,114 57.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,209 32.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 243 6.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 130 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,696 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,696 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 469 13.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 395 11.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 341 9.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 411 11.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,704 47.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 858 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,530 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,834 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) was $858.

Travel to work, top responses East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,297 76.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,771 31.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 663 11.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,232 21.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,400 24.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,598 28.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 717 12.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 583 10.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 697 38.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 883 48.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 211 11.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 1.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 48.8% were couple families with children, 38.5% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,962 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,184 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,184 and those without children was $2,962.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 291 18.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 423 26.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 233 14.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 72 4.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 230 14.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 118 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 136 8.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,611 88.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 329 11.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,854 71.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 425 16.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 323 12.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 71.0% were separate houses, 16.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 97 3.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 570 21.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,170 44.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 728 27.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 1.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 21.8% had 2 bedrooms and 44.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 975 37.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 935 35.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 633 24.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 37.3% were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,797 68.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 697 26.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 119 4.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.4% 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 East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 136 5.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 907 34.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,078 41.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 427 16.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% 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 East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 55.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 16 44.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 55.6%) were male and 16 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 949 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $949.

Mortgage and rent East Fremantle (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In East Fremantle (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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