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Boddington (S)

Code LGA50630 (LGA)
People 2,226
Male 1,388
Female 838
Median age 38
Families 449
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 828
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,814
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,080
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,226 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,388 62.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 838 37.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 3.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,226 people in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 62.4% were male and 37.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 130 5.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 120 5.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 5.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 102 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 100 4.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 211 9.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 176 7.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 209 9.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 229 10.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 199 8.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 177 7.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 156 7.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 107 4.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 72 3.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 44 2.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 32 1.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 0.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 921 49.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 75 4.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 148 8.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 54 2.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 651 35.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 574 53.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 175 16.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 327 30.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 38 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 161 21.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 73 9.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 3.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 2.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 423 56.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 756 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 10.0% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,480 66.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 462 25.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 152 8.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 122 6.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,084 59.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 59.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 843 71.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 200 17.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 103 8.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 29 2.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,175 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,175 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 71.7% were employed full time, 17.0% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 74 6.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 75 6.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 58 5.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 68 5.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 777 67.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 6.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 67.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,207 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,225 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,814 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) was $1,207.

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

Unpaid work Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,078 58.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 501 27.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 124 6.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 369 19.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 6.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 350 18.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 357 19.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 184 9.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 189 10.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 19.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 187 41.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 206 46.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 10.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 46.0% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 6.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 94.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas) 6.0% of single parents were male and 94.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,750 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,856 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,856 and those without children was $2,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 92 23.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 2.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 85 21.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 74 18.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 2.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 40 10.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 44 11.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 9.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% 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 Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 577 73.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 210 26.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 517 89.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 4.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17 2.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 3.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.4% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 23 4.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 68 11.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 253 43.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 223 38.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 11.8% had 2 bedrooms and 43.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 168 29.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 197 34.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 190 32.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 3.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.1% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 32.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 443 76.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 123 21.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 2.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 76.5% were family households, 21.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 18.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.4% 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 Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,080 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 22 3.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 140 24.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 221 38.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 180 31.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.2% 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 Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 70 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 41.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 41 58.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 70 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 41.4%) were male and 41 (or 58.6%) 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 Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,666 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,666.

Mortgage and rent Boddington (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Boddington (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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