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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Dawesville

Code SSC50212 (SSC)
People 4,299
Male 2,139
Female 2,160
Median age 38
Families 1,248
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,251
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,244
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,299 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,139 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,160 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 1.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,299 people in Dawesville (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 344 8.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 365 8.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 339 7.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 303 7.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 149 3.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 213 5.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 238 5.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 323 7.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 340 7.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 253 5.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 237 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 254 5.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 363 8.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 269 6.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 185 4.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 68 1.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 1.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dawesville (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,899 58.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 113 3.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 294 9.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 78 2.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 873 26.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dawesville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.3% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dawesville (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,649 57.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 371 13.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 843 29.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dawesville (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 77 6.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 310 24.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 171 13.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 26 2.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 125 10.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 61 4.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 3.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 75 6.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 72 5.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 261 21.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,244 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dawesville (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.6% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,104 72.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,187 29.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 350 8.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 281 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,217 54.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), 54.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 992 52.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 652 34.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 156 8.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 108 5.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,908 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,908 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dawesville (State Suburbs). Of these 52.0% were employed full time, 34.2% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 248 13.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 207 11.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 193 10.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 243 13.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 754 41.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dawesville (State Suburbs), 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dawesville (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 538 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,399 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,244 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dawesville (State Suburbs) was $538.

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

Unpaid work Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,403 73.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,110 34.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 320 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 515 15.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.1% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 588 18.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 827 25.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 493 15.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 494 15.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dawesville (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 562 45.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 515 41.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 166 13.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dawesville (State Suburbs), 41.3% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Dawesville (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,151 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,365 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,365 and those without children was $2,151.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 136 12.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 45 4.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 196 18.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 156 14.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 73 6.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 242 22.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 89 8.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 135 12.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,503 68.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 697 31.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), 68.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 31.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,427 94.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 1.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 1.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 46 3.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dawesville (State Suburbs), 94.9% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 49 3.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 73 4.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 411 27.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 937 62.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.9% had 2 bedrooms and 27.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 470 31.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 615 40.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 389 25.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 1.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dawesville (State Suburbs), 31.2% were owned outright, 40.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,232 81.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 251 16.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 1.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.9% were family households, 16.7% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.4% 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 Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
None 34 2.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 462 30.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 705 46.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 269 17.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 32 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 46 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 43.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 26 56.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dawesville (State Suburbs), there were 46 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 43.5%) were male and 26 (or 56.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dawesville % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Dawesville % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,384 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dawesville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,384.

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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