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Menzies (S)

Code LGA55390 (LGA)
People 384
Male 208
Female 176
Median age 37
Families 70
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 158
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $900
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,813
Median weekly rent $86
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 384 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 208 54.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 176 45.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 255 66.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 384 people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 54.2% were male and 45.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 66.4% of the population.

Age Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 6.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 24 6.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 26 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 26 6.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 8.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 30 7.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 19 4.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 29 7.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 38 9.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 27 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 33 8.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 20 5.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 3.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 1.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 1.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 134 43.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 4.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 22 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 18 5.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 120 39.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 43.5% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 57 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 27.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 12.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 131 60.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 7.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 35 38.5 129,300 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 21 23.1 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 3 3.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 22 24.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 91 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.5% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 348 90.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 24 6.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8 2.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 10 2.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 326 88.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 65 49.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 43 32.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 13.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 4.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 131 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 131 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 49.6% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18 15.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 11.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 12.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3 2.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 59 49.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 15.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 292 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 700 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 900 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) was $292.

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

Unpaid work Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 169 54.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 84 27.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 27 8.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 43 13.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 59 19.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 78 25.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 14 4.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 18 5.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 16 22.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 25 35.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 35.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 5.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.7% were couple families with children, 22.9% were couple families without children and 35.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas) 12.5% of single parents were male and 87.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 900 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 542 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $542 and those without children was $900.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 20.0 102,046 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 0 0.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4 8.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 15.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 44.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 5 11.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 81 62.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 49 37.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 62.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 37.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 70 86.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 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 8 9.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 9.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 3.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 7.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 30.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 23 28.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 20 25.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 5.0 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 30.0% had 2 bedrooms and 28.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19 23.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 3.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 53 65.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 3.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.5% were owned outright, 3.7% were owned with a mortgage and 65.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 50 63.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 29 36.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 63.3% were family households, 36.7% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.5% 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 86 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,813 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 24 30.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 20 25.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 16 20.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12 15.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 8.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 20.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% 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 Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 256 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 127 49.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 129 50.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 256 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 127 (or 49.6%) were male and 129 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Menzies (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 4.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 825 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.9, with 1.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $825.

Mortgage and rent Menzies (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 93 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Menzies (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $93 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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