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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Canning Vale

Code SSC50127 (SSC)
People 30,666
Male 15,568
Female 15,098
Median age 32
Families 8,217
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 9,927
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $2,022
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $430
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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 30,666 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,568 50.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 15,098 49.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 381 1.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 30,666 people in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,080 6.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,371 7.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,504 8.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,586 8.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,450 8.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,115 6.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,283 7.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,492 8.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,642 8.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,524 8.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,956 6.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,628 5.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,234 4.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 734 2.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 485 1.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 298 1.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 152 0.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 130 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,887 58.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 491 2.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,174 5.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 543 2.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,615 32.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.6% were married and 7.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,534 58.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,372 6.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,399 34.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 485 4.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,467 22.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 461 4.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 432 3.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,235 11.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 423 3.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 567 5.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 740 6.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,712 15.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 193 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,382 21.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,097 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs) 36.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 22.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 14,983 48.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17,182 60.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,981 7.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,468 5.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,729 27.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 27.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,384 62.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,673 28.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 905 5.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 665 4.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,627 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 16,627 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canning Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,730 10.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,428 8.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,512 9.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,768 17.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,621 47.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 747 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,090 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,022 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) was $747.

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

Unpaid work Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,607 70.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,631 32.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,852 7.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,292 13.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.2% provided care for children and 7.8% 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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,727 24.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,970 25.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,646 11.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,260 9.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,396 29.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,828 58.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 841 10.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 154 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 58.7% were couple families with children, 29.2% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,349 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,605 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,605 and those without children was $2,349.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,792 24.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 245 3.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,813 25.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,333 18.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 286 4.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 670 9.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 475 6.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 607 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,049 94.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 540 5.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,880 98.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 112 1.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 54 0.6 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 Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 98.1% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 0.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 117 1.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,458 16.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7,390 81.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 0.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.1% had 1 bedroom, 1.3% had 2 bedrooms and 16.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.9. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,220 24.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,279 58.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,353 15.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 90 1.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 107 1.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 24.5% were owned outright, 58.3% were owned with a mortgage and 15.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 7,973 88.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 875 9.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 200 2.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.1% were family households, 9.7% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 9.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.7% 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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 430 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.3 -- 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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
None 114 1.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,004 22.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,392 48.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,410 26.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 129 1.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 22.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.6% 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 Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 381 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 319 83.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 62 16.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), there were 381 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 319 (or 83.7%) were male and 62 (or 16.3%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,100 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,100.

Mortgage and rent Canning Vale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 460 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Canning Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $460 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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