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Dandaragan

Code SSC50203 (SSC)
People 401
Male 214
Female 187
Median age 42
Families 124
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 188
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,508
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,746
Median weekly rent $129
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 401 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 214 53.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 187 46.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 4.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 401 people in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.5% of the population.

Age Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 5.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 28 7.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6 1.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 5.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 31 7.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 6.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 31 7.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 25 6.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 23 5.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 40 10.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 32 8.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 26 6.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 6.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 3.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 2.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 208 62.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 17 5.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 4.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 88 26.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.5% were married and 6.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 181 66.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 37 13.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 53 19.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 8.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 34 48.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 11.4 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 11 15.7 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 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11 15.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 70 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs) 18.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 57.5% were in primary school, 15.1% in secondary school and 4.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 319 79.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 83 21.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 30 7.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 4.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 262 66.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 66.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 174 66.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 67 25.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 5.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 2.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 261 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 261 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dandaragan (State Suburbs). Of these 66.7% were employed full time, 25.7% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 27 10.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 7.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 7.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 5.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 162 63.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 63.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 670 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,651 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,508 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dandaragan (State Suburbs) was $670.

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

Unpaid work Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 245 74.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 95 28.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 29 8.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 133 39.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 39.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 65 19.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 82 24.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 51 15.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 47 14.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 68 55.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 48 39.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 2.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 3.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 39.0% were couple families with children, 55.3% were couple families without children and 2.4% were one parent families.

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

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,722 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,812 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,812 and those without children was $1,722.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 21.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 4.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 29 25.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 6.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 13.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 11 9.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 16.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 25.0% 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 Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 151 85.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 26 14.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 85.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 144 95.4 638,768 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 7 4.6 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 8.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 63 42.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 68 45.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 8.0% had 2 bedrooms and 42.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 62 41.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 33 22.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 30.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 3.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 41.6% were owned outright, 22.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 124 82.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 17.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.7% were family households, 17.3% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 18.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.4% 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 Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 129 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,746 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
None 3 2.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 26 17.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 61 40.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 57 37.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 2.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), 17.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.7% 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 Dandaragan % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 55.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 44.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dandaragan (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 55.6%) were male and 8 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dandaragan % 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 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dandaragan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Dandaragan % 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 Dandaragan (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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