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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Area Level 3

Weston Creek

Code 80108 (SA3)
People 22,746
Male 11,100
Female 11,646
Median age 40
Families 6,331
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 9,423
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,831
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,145
Median weekly rent $346
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 22,746 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,100 48.8 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,646 51.2 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 283 1.2 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 22,746 people in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,623 7.1 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,433 6.3 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,313 5.8 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,271 5.6 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,126 4.9 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,248 5.5 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,454 6.4 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,782 7.8 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,752 7.7 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,496 6.6 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,468 6.5 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,285 5.6 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,620 7.1 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,337 5.9 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 949 4.2 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 657 2.9 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 463 2.0 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 472 2.1 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,772 53.2 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 442 2.4 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,631 8.9 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,013 5.5 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,520 30.0 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,963 53.2 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,471 8.7 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,424 38.1 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 349 5.6 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,036 16.5 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 556 8.9 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 262 4.2 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 786 12.5 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 368 5.9 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 246 3.9 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 507 8.1 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,140 18.2 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 135 2.2 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 883 14.1 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,268 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 26.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 17,192 75.6 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,973 27.4 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,878 8.6 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,430 6.6 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 12,483 57.4 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 57.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,463 61.8 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,420 28.3 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 820 6.8 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 374 3.1 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,077 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 12,077 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,199 10.2 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,014 8.7 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,206 10.3 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,366 20.2 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,093 43.5 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 910 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,258 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,831 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) was $910.

Travel to work, top responses Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,957 81.4 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,750 31.3 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,256 12.3 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,559 24.8 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,379 23.8 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,000 32.6 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,869 15.6 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,707 9.3 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 32.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,470 39.0 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,880 45.5 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 904 14.3 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 78 1.2 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 45.5% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 14.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,868 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,160 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,160 and those without children was $2,868.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,356 25.3 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 196 3.7 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,116 20.8 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 650 12.1 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 294 5.5 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 995 18.6 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 436 8.1 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 312 5.8 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,625 93.5 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 604 6.5 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,173 83.2 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,137 13.2 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 304 3.5 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.1 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 83.2% were separate houses, 13.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.3 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 313 3.6 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 777 9.0 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,745 43.4 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,683 42.7 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 85 1.0 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 9.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,284 38.1 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,209 37.2 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,951 22.6 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.8 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 1.3 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 38.1% were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 22.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 6,253 72.5 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,090 24.2 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 282 3.3 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 72.5% were family households, 24.2% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.1% 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 Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 346 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 8.0 -- 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 Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,145 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 7.8 -- 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 Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 449 5.2 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,110 36.0 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,535 41.0 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,386 16.1 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 148 1.7 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 282 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 144 51.1 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 138 48.9 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 282 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 144 (or 51.1%) were male and 138 (or 48.9%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,483 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,483.

Mortgage and rent Weston Creek % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Weston Creek (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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