2011 Census QuickStats

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Dundas (S)

Code LGA53080 (LGA)
People 1,141
Male 650
Female 491
Median age 37
Families 225
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 688
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,130
Median monthly mortgage repayments $655
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,141 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 650 57.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 491 43.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 137 12.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,141 people in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 57.0% were male and 43.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.0% of the population.

Age Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 83 7.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 83 7.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 55 4.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 29 2.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 86 7.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 106 9.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 91 8.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 80 7.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 101 8.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 81 7.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 87 7.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 74 6.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 56 4.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 5.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 3.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 1.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 0.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 329 35.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 53 5.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 101 10.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 28 3.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 414 44.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 35.6% were married and 16.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 218 37.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 116 19.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 250 42.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 15 4.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 84 24.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 29 8.6 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 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 3.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 2.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 190 56.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 338 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 8.3% in secondary school and 6.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 735 64.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 273 28.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 65 6.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 49 5.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 572 59.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 59.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 374 68.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 92 16.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 9.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 5.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 545 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 545 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 68.6% were employed full time, 16.9% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 28 5.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 4.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 41 7.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 43 8.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 333 64.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 5.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 796 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,555 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,130 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) was $796.

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

Unpaid work Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 487 52.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 204 22.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 64 6.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 138 14.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.1% provided care for children and 6.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 131 14.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 194 21.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 80 8.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 83 9.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 98 43.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 71 31.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 52 23.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.7% were couple families with children, 43.8% were couple families without children and 23.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,725 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,750 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,750 and those without children was $1,725.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 19.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 18.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 44 25.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 1.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 17.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 16 9.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 7.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 18.7% 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 Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 355 66.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 178 33.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 33.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 321 90.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 2.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 6.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.4% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 2.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 5.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 72 20.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 165 46.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 73 20.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 5.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 46.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 139 38.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 64 17.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 135 37.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 4.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% were owned outright, 17.9% were owned with a mortgage and 37.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 225 63.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 123 34.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 34.6% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 655 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.2 -- 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 Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 35 9.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 147 41.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 98 27.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 46 12.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 8.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 138 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 74 53.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 64 46.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 138 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 74 (or 53.6%) were male and 64 (or 46.4%) 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 Dundas (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 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 931 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $931.

Mortgage and rent Dundas (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 190 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dundas (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $190.

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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