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Mandurah (C)

Code 510015110 (SLA)
People 69,903
Male 34,092
Female 35,811
Median age 42
Families 19,396
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 35,372
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $984
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 69,903 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 34,092 48.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 35,811 51.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,307 1.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 69,903 people in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,407 6.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,259 6.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,481 6.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,658 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,847 5.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,746 5.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,515 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,100 5.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,452 6.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 4,585 6.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,489 6.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,338 6.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,761 6.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,228 6.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,681 5.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,755 3.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,049 2.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,551 2.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 29,062 51.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,074 3.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 5,627 9.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,654 6.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 16,340 28.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 24,949 50.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 5,512 11.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 18,625 37.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 900 4.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,717 19.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,091 5.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,069 5.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,758 9.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 717 3.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,005 5.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,356 7.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,378 7.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 333 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5,773 30.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 19,097 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 47,701 68.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 21,127 32.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,561 8.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,182 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 33,458 52.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 52.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 16,439 55.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 9,163 30.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,131 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,121 7.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 29,854 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 29,854 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 55.1% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,452 12.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,727 9.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,983 10.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,454 16.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 11,982 43.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 494 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,254 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 984 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) was $494.

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

Unpaid work Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 38,712 68.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15,102 26.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,540 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,214 14.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 10,247 18.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 13,663 24.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7,524 13.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 7,279 12.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,044 46.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 7,004 36.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,141 16.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 208 1.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 36.1% were couple families with children, 46.6% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

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

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,136 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,372 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,372 and those without children was $2,136.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,125 13.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 500 3.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,651 16.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,479 15.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 864 5.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,587 28.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 950 5.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,897 11.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 13.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 16.5% 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 Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 26,458 77.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 7,557 22.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 77.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 21,494 81.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,116 11.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,516 5.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 318 1.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 81.2% were separate houses, 11.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 65 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 773 2.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,174 12.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 9,398 35.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12,535 47.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 511 1.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 12.0% had 2 bedrooms and 35.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,215 31.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,449 31.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8,280 31.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 828 3.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 684 2.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 31.1% were owned outright, 31.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 19,097 72.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 6,600 24.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 762 2.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 72.2% were family households, 24.9% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 30.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.7% 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 Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 1,576 6.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 10,129 38.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 9,714 36.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,231 16.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 807 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,306 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 650 49.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 656 50.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), there were 1,306 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 650 (or 49.8%) were male and 656 (or 50.2%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Mandurah (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mandurah (C) (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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