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2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Indigenous Locations

Jigalong

Code ILOC50600102 (ILOC) Total population 427 | Total dwellings 80
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 325
Male 168
Female 157
Median age 22
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 46
Average people per household 5.3
Median weekly household income $1,550
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $70
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 325 100.0 67,062 96.3 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 1,306 1.9 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 1,298 1.9 21,206 3.9
Total 325 -- 69,666 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 168 51.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 157 48.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Jigalong (Indigenous Locations), there were 325 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 168 (or 51.7%) were male and 157 (or 48.3%) were female.

Age Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 31 9.5 8,236 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 76 23.2 16,301 23.4 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 81 24.8 13,453 19.3 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 110 33.6 25,428 36.5 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 18 5.5 3,919 5.6 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 11 3.4 2,326 3.3 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 22 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32.7% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 3.4% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 107 48.6 9,893 21.9 85,741 24.4
Separated 9 4.1 1,871 4.1 14,925 4.2
Divorced 0 0.0 2,125 4.7 23,126 6.6
Widowed 19 8.6 1,599 3.5 12,142 3.5
Never married 85 38.6 29,643 65.7 215,347 61.3

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) 48.6% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 3.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 31 -- 43 -- 44 --
Separated 25 -- 44 -- 46 --
Divorced 0 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 62 -- 63 -- 65 --
Never married 24 -- 27 -- 26 --

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 31 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 72 37.5 7,099 19.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 12 6.2 7,293 19.7 48,600 15.8
Not married 108 56.2 22,676 61.2 187,097 60.9

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) 37.5% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 44 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 34 --
Not married 24 -- 28 -- 28 --

In Jigalong (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 30 years.

Education Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 4 3.0 1,799 6.4 13,977 6.2
Primary 66 49.3 10,335 36.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 16 11.9 5,053 17.9 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 3 2.2 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 45 33.6 8,478 30.1 50,410 22.5
Total 134 -- 28,158 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Jigalong (Indigenous Locations), 41.4% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 49.3% were attending a primary school, 11.9% were attending a secondary school and 2.2% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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

People — employment
Employment Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 16 23.5 9,993 47.9 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 33 48.5 5,112 24.5 47,035 26.4
Away from work 4 5.9 2,060 9.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 15 22.1 3,711 17.8 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 68 -- 20,876 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 68 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Jigalong (Indigenous Locations). Of these 23.5% were employed full time, 48.5% were employed part-time and 22.1% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 31 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 31 years and those employed part time was 38 years.

Median weekly incomes Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 266 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 1,550 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) was $266 and the median weekly household income was $1,550.

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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 Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.8 -- 1.5 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.3, with 2 persons per bedroom and 0.8 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 70 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $70 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 44 100.0 18,446 83.3 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 0 0.0 316 1.4 2,949 1.4
Total 44 -- 22,131 -- 209,047 --

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations) there were 44 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, unit or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Jigalong % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 0 0.0 1,896 8.6 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 5,098 23.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 42 93.3 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 6.7 1,115 5.0 8,338 4.0

In Jigalong (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 93.3% 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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