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Ngaanyatjarraku (S)

Code LGA56620 (LGA)
People 1,437
Male 701
Female 736
Median age 28
Families 318
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 509
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $939
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $21
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.7
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People — demographics & education
People Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,437 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 701 48.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 736 51.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,211 84.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,437 people in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 84.2% of the population.

Age Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 147 10.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 142 9.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 118 8.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 113 7.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 120 8.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 140 9.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 124 8.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 105 7.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 85 5.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 86 6.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 75 5.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 68 4.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 3.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 28 1.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 0.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 0.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 0.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 561 54.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 41 4.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 48 4.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 90 8.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 295 28.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.2% were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 36 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 345 39.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 72 8.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 459 52.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 37 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 23 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 188 46.0 129,300 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 52 12.7 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 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 3.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 3.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 111 27.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 409 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 46.1% were in primary school, 12.7% in secondary school and 6.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,407 98.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 63 4.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 16 1.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 0.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,294 93.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 4.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 183 38.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 186 39.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 62 13.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 8.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 471 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 471 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 38.9% were employed full time, 39.5% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 113 26.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 41 9.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 30 6.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 41 9.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 141 32.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 272 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 595 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 939 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) was $272.

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

Unpaid work Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 741 71.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 407 39.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 190 18.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 122 11.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 39.3% provided care for children and 18.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 262 25.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 260 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 145 14.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 76 7.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 73 23.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 134 42.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 107 33.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.1% were couple families with children, 23.0% were couple families without children and 33.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,031 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 671 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $671 and those without children was $2,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 23 10.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 9.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 6.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 6.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 16.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 68 31.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 26 12.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 6.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 10.8% had both partners employed full-time, 9.4% had both employed part-time and 6.6% 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 Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 345 76.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 106 23.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 76.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 323 93.6 638,768 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 14 4.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 1.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 3.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 54 15.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 215 62.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 57 16.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 2.6 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 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 62.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6 1.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 317 91.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 3.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 3.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 1.7% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 91.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 248 71.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 90 26.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.7% were family households, 26.0% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 21 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 182 52.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 102 29.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 37 10.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 9 2.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 4.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 10.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.6% 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 Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,214 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 573 47.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 641 52.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,214 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 573 (or 47.2%) were male and 641 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ngaanyatjarraku (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 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 714 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $714.

Mortgage and rent Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 21 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $21 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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