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Australia | Western Australia | Commonwealth Electoral Divisions

O'Connor, WA

Code CED510 (CED)
People 150,389
Male 77,268
Female 73,121
Median age 38
Families 38,366
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 71,378
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,126
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $175
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 150,389 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 77,268 51.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 73,121 48.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8,918 5.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 150,389 people in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.9% of the population.

Age O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10,845 7.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 10,706 7.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 10,909 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9,068 6.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8,380 5.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9,372 6.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9,273 6.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 10,350 6.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,967 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 11,158 7.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 11,089 7.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,740 6.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8,762 5.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,475 4.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,980 3.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,537 2.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,589 1.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,185 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59,457 50.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,892 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 10,029 8.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,955 5.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 38,595 32.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49,792 51.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 12,904 13.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 34,905 35.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 2,444 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 11,118 25.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,883 4.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,249 2.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5,707 13.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 959 2.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,052 2.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,154 7.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,810 4.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 592 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 13,357 30.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 43,325 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 113,026 75.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 33,180 24.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10,974 8.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8,478 6.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 85,088 61.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 61.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 45,215 60.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 20,033 27.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5,721 7.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,325 4.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 74,294 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 74,294 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,276 10.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,835 8.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,918 9.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 8,369 11.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 36,849 51.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 580 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,372 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,126 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was $580.

Travel to work, top responses O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 82,506 70.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 34,050 28.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,462 9.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 29,397 24.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 22,736 19.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 29,592 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 15,031 12.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 15,145 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 O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% 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 O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 16,548 43.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16,086 41.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,284 13.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 447 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 41.9% were couple families with children, 43.1% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,879 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,075 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,075 and those without children was $1,879.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,047 21.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,435 4.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,057 21.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,987 15.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,641 5.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,058 15.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 2,397 7.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3,009 9.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 52,879 79.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14,053 21.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 79.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 47,037 89.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,789 5.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,001 3.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 962 1.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 89.0% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 300 0.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,186 4.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7,375 13.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 24,056 45.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 17,873 33.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,090 2.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 13.9% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,730 33.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16,034 30.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17,141 32.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 550 1.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,425 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 33.5% were owned outright, 30.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 37,736 71.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13,729 26.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,413 2.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of all households, 71.4% were family households, 26.0% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 26.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.0% 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 O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
None 3,061 5.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 16,235 30.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 19,454 36.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12,356 23.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,774 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.4% 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 O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8,915 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4,340 48.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 4,575 51.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), there were 8,915 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4,340 (or 48.7%) were male and 4,575 (or 51.3%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 820 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $820.

Mortgage and rent O'Connor, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 125 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In O'Connor, WA (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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