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Ravensthorpe (S)

Code LGA57420 (LGA)
People 2,126
Male 1,174
Female 952
Median age 39
Families 500
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,367
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,361
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,175
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,126 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,174 55.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 952 44.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 1.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,126 people in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 55.2% were male and 44.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 186 8.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 178 8.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 113 5.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 46 2.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 91 4.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 150 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 179 8.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 173 8.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 148 7.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 147 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 186 8.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 136 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 120 5.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 117 5.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 66 3.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 52 2.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 1.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 920 56.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 62 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 146 8.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 46 2.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 470 28.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 56.0% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 726 58.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 182 14.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 335 27.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 42 7.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 221 41.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 0.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 29 5.4 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 0.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 4.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 4.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 172 32.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 534 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.4% were in primary school, 6.2% in secondary school and 9.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,618 76.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 437 22.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 169 8.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 114 5.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,239 63.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 63.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 753 68.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 225 20.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 103 9.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 2.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,108 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,108 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 68.0% were employed full time, 20.3% were employed part-time and 2.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 93 8.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 5.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 71 6.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 64 5.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 692 64.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 747 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,593 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,361 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) was $747.

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

Unpaid work Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,086 66.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 456 27.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 119 7.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 452 27.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 7.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 312 19.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 354 21.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 190 11.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 230 14.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 245 48.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 219 43.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 7.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.6% were couple families with children, 48.8% were couple families without children and 7.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 32.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 67.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas) 32.4% of single parents were male and 67.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,019 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,962 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,962 and those without children was $2,019.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 110 23.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 2.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 90 19.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 110 23.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 3.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 65 14.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 28 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 6.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 716 56.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 547 43.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 56.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 43.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 635 88.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 5.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10 1.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 34 4.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.7% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 4.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 5.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 108 15.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 317 44.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 221 30.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 3.6 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 237 33.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 135 18.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 312 43.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 3.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% were owned outright, 18.9% were owned with a mortgage and 43.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 504 70.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 203 28.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.3% were family households, 28.3% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.6% 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 Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,175 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 21 2.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 221 30.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 284 39.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 154 21.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 5.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% 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 Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 44.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 16 55.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 44.8%) were male and 16 (or 55.2%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ravensthorpe (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 2.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Ravensthorpe (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 60 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ravensthorpe (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $60 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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