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Westonia (S)

Code LGA59030 (LGA)
People 277
Male 167
Female 110
Median age 43
Families 68
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 164
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,458
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,439
Median weekly rent $46
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 277 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 167 60.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 110 39.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 277 people in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 60.3% were male and 39.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 6.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 21 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 14 5.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9 3.3 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 2.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 6.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 8.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 6.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 17 6.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 25 9.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 24 8.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 23 8.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 6.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 10 3.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 4.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 2.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 2.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 126 55.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 3.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 23 10.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 4.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 61 26.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.3% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 73 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 57 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 99 61.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17 10.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 45 28.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 15 26.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 21.4 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 3 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 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 5.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 23 41.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 56 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) 20.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 45.8% were in primary school, 5.1% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 216 78.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 58 22.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 6.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 8.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 163 62.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 62.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 116 67.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 30 17.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 11.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 4.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 172 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 172 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 67.4% were employed full time, 17.4% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 7.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 9 5.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 5.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10 6.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 107 66.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 66.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 774 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,292 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,458 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) was $774.

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

Unpaid work Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 155 67.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 57 24.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 19 8.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 71 31.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 8.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 40 17.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 55 23.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 30 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 32 13.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 52.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 29 43.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 4.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% were couple families with children, 52.2% were couple families without children and 4.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 100.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas) 100.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,550 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 5,000 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $5,000 and those without children was $1,550.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 30.8 102,046 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 12 18.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 21.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 4.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5 7.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 4 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 10.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 30.8% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 18.5% 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 Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 98 62.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 58 37.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 62.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 37.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 98 100.0 638,768 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 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 8.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 13 13.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 47 48.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 30 30.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.2% had 1 bedroom, 13.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 50 50.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 12 12.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 27 27.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 4.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 6.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.5% were owned outright, 12.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 67 67.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 29 29.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.5% 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 Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 46 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,439 -- 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 Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 27 27.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 42 42.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 27 27.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.3% 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 Westonia (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Westonia (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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Westonia (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Westonia (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 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Westonia (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 $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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