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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Currambine

Code SSC50194 (SSC)
People 6,775
Male 3,378
Female 3,397
Median age 35
Families 1,936
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,464
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,918
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $380
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 Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 6,775 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,378 49.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,397 50.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 38 0.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,775 people in Currambine (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 378 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 438 6.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 601 8.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 685 10.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 539 8.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 401 5.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 298 4.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 456 6.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 698 10.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 654 9.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 558 8.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 334 4.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 263 3.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 163 2.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 140 2.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 90 1.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 55 0.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 21 0.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Currambine (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,959 55.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 134 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 322 6.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 131 2.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,805 33.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Currambine (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.3% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Currambine (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,813 55.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 398 7.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,865 36.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Currambine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Currambine (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 83 3.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 465 21.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 127 5.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 114 5.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 233 10.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 172 7.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 192 8.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 194 8.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 368 16.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 22 1.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 225 10.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,195 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Currambine (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 27.2% in secondary school and 25.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,230 47.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,068 62.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 434 6.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 369 5.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,683 25.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Currambine (State Suburbs), 25.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 62.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,392 59.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,235 30.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 215 5.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 175 4.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,017 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,017 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Currambine (State Suburbs). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 450 11.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 405 10.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 383 10.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 640 16.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,753 45.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Currambine (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Currambine (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 710 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,090 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,918 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Currambine (State Suburbs) was $710.

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

Unpaid work Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,016 75.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,764 33.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 428 8.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 734 13.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Currambine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.0% provided care for children and 8.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,432 26.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,472 27.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 628 11.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 482 9.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Currambine (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 545 28.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,121 57.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 247 12.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Currambine (State Suburbs), 57.9% were couple families with children, 28.1% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Currambine (State Suburbs) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,287 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,663 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Currambine (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,663 and those without children was $2,287.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 352 21.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 59 3.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 490 29.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 302 18.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 3.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 169 10.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 91 5.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 139 8.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Currambine (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 29.4% 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 Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,224 91.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 208 8.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Currambine (State Suburbs), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,044 91.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 57 2.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 124 5.6 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 Currambine (State Suburbs), 91.9% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 1.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 55 2.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 389 17.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,735 78.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 0.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Currambine (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 2.5% had 2 bedrooms and 17.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 496 22.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,191 53.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 518 23.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 0.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Currambine (State Suburbs), 22.3% were owned outright, 53.5% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,896 85.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 272 12.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 55 2.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Currambine (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.3% were family households, 12.2% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Currambine (State Suburbs), 11.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.3% 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 Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
None 53 2.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 591 26.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 994 44.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 560 25.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 1.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Currambine (State Suburbs), 26.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.2% 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 Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 41 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 41.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 24 58.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Currambine (State Suburbs), there were 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 41.5%) were male and 24 (or 58.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,218 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Currambine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,218.

Mortgage and rent Currambine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 430 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,334 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Currambine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $430 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,334.

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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