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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Carramar (WA)

Code SSC50141 (SSC)
People 6,605
Male 3,207
Female 3,398
Median age 32
Families 1,840
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,190
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,964
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,297
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 6,605 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,207 48.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,398 51.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,605 people in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 557 8.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 590 8.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 652 9.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 554 8.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 366 5.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 392 5.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 455 6.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 569 8.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 646 9.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 569 8.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 387 5.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 277 4.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 243 3.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 148 2.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 109 1.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 50 0.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 0.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,858 59.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 131 2.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 279 5.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 81 1.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,455 30.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.5% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,672 59.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 422 9.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,368 30.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 138 6.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 619 27.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 102 4.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 125 5.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 225 9.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 119 5.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 213 9.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 131 5.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 242 10.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 29 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 340 14.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,283 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) 34.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.0% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,127 47.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,833 61.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 459 7.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 360 5.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,595 25.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 25.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 61.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,111 58.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,152 31.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 212 5.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 160 4.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,635 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,635 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 392 11.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 382 11.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 379 10.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 535 15.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,571 45.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 773 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,002 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,964 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) was $773.

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

Unpaid work Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,601 75.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,987 41.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 354 7.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 573 11.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 41.4% provided care for children and 7.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,132 23.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,335 27.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 625 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 508 10.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 488 26.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,122 60.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 218 11.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 0.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 60.9% were couple families with children, 26.5% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs) 12.8% of single parents were male and 87.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,183 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,465 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,465 and those without children was $2,183.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 325 20.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 67 4.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 490 30.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 288 17.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 69 4.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 128 8.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 107 6.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 136 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 30.4% 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,980 93.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 136 6.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,864 94.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 116 5.9 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 Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 94.1% were separate houses, 5.9% 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 0.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14 0.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 227 11.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,715 86.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 0.6 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 Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 0.7% had 2 bedrooms and 11.5% 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 333 16.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,303 65.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 312 15.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 1.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 16.8% were owned outright, 65.8% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,795 90.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 149 7.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 1.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.6% were family households, 7.5% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 7.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.3% 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,297 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.5 -- 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 15 0.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 430 21.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 994 50.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 515 26.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 1.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), 21.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.0% 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 Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 33.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 18 66.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 33.3%) were male and 18 (or 66.7%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carramar (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carramar (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Carramar (WA) % 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 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Carramar (WA) (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 $2,167.

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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