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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Falcon

Code SSC50258 (SSC)
People 4,666
Male 2,350
Female 2,316
Median age 45
Families 1,323
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,988
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $937
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,666 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,350 50.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,316 49.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 89 1.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,666 people in Falcon (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 277 5.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 282 6.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 288 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 314 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 225 4.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 212 4.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 207 4.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 279 6.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 261 5.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 300 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 304 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 358 7.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 398 8.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 326 7.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 253 5.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 196 4.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 127 2.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 59 1.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Falcon (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,990 52.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 145 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 419 11.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 169 4.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,096 28.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Falcon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 14.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Falcon (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,702 51.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 379 11.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,242 37.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Falcon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Falcon (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 65 5.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 250 21.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 7.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 49 4.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 123 10.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 44 3.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 60 5.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 93 7.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 81 6.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 315 26.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,184 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Falcon (State Suburbs) 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 14.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,487 74.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,149 26.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 433 10.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 272 6.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,492 57.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Falcon (State Suburbs), 57.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,067 53.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 621 31.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 143 7.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 158 7.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,989 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,989 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Falcon (State Suburbs). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 233 12.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 197 10.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 193 10.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 279 15.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 787 42.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Falcon (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Falcon (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,076 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 937 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Falcon (State Suburbs) was $474.

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

Unpaid work Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,710 71.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,038 27.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 422 11.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 690 18.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Falcon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 661 17.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 967 25.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 540 14.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 540 14.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Falcon (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 657 49.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 426 32.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 228 17.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 0.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Falcon (State Suburbs), 32.2% were couple families with children, 49.7% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Falcon (State Suburbs) 22.9% of single parents were male and 77.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,935 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,238 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Falcon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,238 and those without children was $1,935.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 128 11.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 2.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 165 15.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 155 14.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 74 6.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 364 33.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 64 5.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 107 9.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Falcon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 15.2% 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 Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,823 62.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,089 37.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Falcon (State Suburbs), 62.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 37.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,739 95.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 3.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 1.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Falcon (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 2.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 211 11.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 818 44.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 717 39.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 32 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Falcon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 11.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 685 37.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 488 26.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 595 32.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Falcon (State Suburbs), 37.6% were owned outright, 26.8% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,306 71.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 461 25.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 55 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Falcon (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.7% were family households, 25.3% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Falcon (State Suburbs), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.2% 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 Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
None 81 4.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 689 37.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 696 38.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 313 17.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Falcon (State Suburbs), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% 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 Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 88 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 51.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 43 48.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Falcon (State Suburbs), there were 88 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 51.1%) were male and 43 (or 48.9%) 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 Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 650 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Falcon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $650.

Mortgage and rent Falcon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,463 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Falcon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,463.

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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