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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Ambergate

Code SSC50008 (SSC)
People 337
Male 164
Female 173
Median age 36
Families 97
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 116
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,819
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 337 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 164 48.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 173 51.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 337 people in Ambergate (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 8.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 30 8.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 39 11.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 7.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3 0.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5 1.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 24 7.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 8.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 7.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 9.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 27 8.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 16 4.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 26 7.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 4.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ambergate (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 163 67.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 13 5.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 2.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 57 23.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ambergate (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 67.1% were married and 6.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 88 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 19 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ambergate (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 19 years.

Social marital status Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 154 66.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 21 9.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 56 24.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ambergate (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 8 8.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 23 23.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 11.1 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 6.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 9 9.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 7.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 14.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 6.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 4.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8 8.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 99 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ambergate (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.4% were in primary school, 30.3% in secondary school and 9.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 284 84.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 67 20.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 18 5.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 4.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 228 69.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 106 55.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 62 32.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 9.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 2.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 190 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 190 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ambergate (State Suburbs). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 2.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 20 10.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 10.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 12.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 12.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 87 46.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ambergate (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ambergate (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 592 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,892 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,819 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ambergate (State Suburbs) was $592.

Travel to work, top responses Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 211 86.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 105 43.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 26 10.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 27.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 86.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 43.4% provided care for children and 10.7% 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 55 22.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 75 30.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 42 17.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 40 16.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ambergate (State Suburbs), 30.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 38.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 60 61.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 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 Ambergate (State Suburbs), 61.9% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ambergate % 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 Ambergate (State Suburbs) 100.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,536 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,146 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,146 and those without children was $1,536.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 16.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 6.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 28 31.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 17.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8 8.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 6.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 12.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.7% had both partners employed full-time, 6.7% had both employed part-time and 31.1% 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 108 94.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6 5.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 106 100.0 638,768 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 Ambergate (State Suburbs), 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5 4.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 26 24.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 73 68.2 333,932 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 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 24.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 33 31.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 60 57.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11 10.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ambergate (State Suburbs), 31.7% were owned outright, 57.7% were owned with a mortgage and 10.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 96 89.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8 7.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), of all households, 89.7% were family households, 7.5% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), 9.7% 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 24.0 -- 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 15.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 48 44.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 36.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ambergate (State Suburbs), 15.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.4% 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 Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ambergate (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ambergate % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 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 Ambergate (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Ambergate % 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 Ambergate (State Suburbs), 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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