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Leonora (S)

Code LGA55040 (LGA)
People 2,513
Male 1,676
Female 837
Median age 32
Families 287
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 698
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,874
Median monthly mortgage repayments $800
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,513 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,676 66.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 837 33.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 234 9.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,513 people in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 66.7% were male and 33.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.3% of the population.

Age Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 160 6.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 146 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 105 4.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 87 3.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 257 10.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 366 14.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 280 11.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 210 8.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 237 9.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 211 8.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 186 7.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 127 5.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 75 3.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 35 1.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 0.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 810 38.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 66 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 160 7.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 27 1.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,041 49.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 38.5% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 335 46.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 132 18.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 250 34.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 37 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 130 13.6 129,300 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 0.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 3.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 3.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 35 3.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 670 70.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 957 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) 38.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.9% were in primary school, 4.3% in secondary school and 6.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,376 54.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 571 31.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 131 7.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 102 5.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,025 56.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 56.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,080 80.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 134 10.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 102 7.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 2.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,343 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,343 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 80.4% were employed full time, 10.0% were employed part-time and 2.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 44 3.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 41 3.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 3.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 81 6.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 996 75.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 3.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 75.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,562 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,200 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,874 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) was $1,562.

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

Unpaid work Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 910 43.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 435 20.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 92 4.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 240 11.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.7% provided care for children and 4.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 340 16.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 352 16.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 124 5.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 95 4.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 16.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 104 36.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 144 50.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 37 12.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.0% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas) 30.3% of single parents were male and 69.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,360 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,833 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,833 and those without children was $2,360.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 76 30.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 1.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 41 16.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 49 19.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 2.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 4.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 26 10.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 13.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 30.9% had both partners employed full-time, 1.6% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 389 70.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 162 29.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 70.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 322 82.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 6.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 2.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 32 8.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.8% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 8.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 2.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 6.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 50 12.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 195 50.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 93 24.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 3.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 12.9% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 47 12.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 23 5.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 291 75.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 4.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.1% were owned outright, 5.9% were owned with a mortgage and 75.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 273 70.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 105 27.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.5% were family households, 27.1% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.9% 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 Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 800 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.8 -- 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 Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 36 9.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 175 45.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 109 28.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 40 10.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 7.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.3% 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 Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 233 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 101 43.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 132 56.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 233 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 101 (or 43.3%) were male and 132 (or 56.7%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Leonora (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 4.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Leonora (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 75 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,051 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Leonora (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $75 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,051.

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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