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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Furnissdale

Code SSC50270 (SSC)
People 1,027
Male 534
Female 493
Median age 52
Families 264
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 565
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $675
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $200
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 Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,027 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 534 52.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 493 48.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,027 people in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 29 2.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 45 4.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 55 5.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 5.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 36 3.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 2.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 40 3.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 4.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 5.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 74 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 83 8.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 100 9.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 98 9.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 81 7.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 69 6.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 63 6.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 46 4.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 29 2.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 439 48.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 3.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 123 13.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 96 10.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 209 23.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 17.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 376 49.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 65 8.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 317 41.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 13 5.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 43 17.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 6.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 4.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 22 9.0 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 8 3.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 7.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 4.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 98 40.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 245 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs) 23.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 12.2% in secondary school and 13.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 728 70.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 271 29.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 94 10.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 67 7.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 501 53.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 53.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 218 53.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 129 31.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 32 7.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 7.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 410 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 410 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Furnissdale (State Suburbs). Of these 53.2% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 41 10.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 11.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 48 12.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 52 13.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 160 42.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 403 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 947 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 675 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Furnissdale (State Suburbs) was $403.

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

Unpaid work Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 566 62.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 172 19.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 91 10.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 130 14.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.1% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 139 15.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 190 21.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 135 15.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 105 11.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 21.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 154 58.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 72 27.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 13.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 27.3% were couple families with children, 58.3% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 31.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 68.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs) 31.4% of single parents were male and 68.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,527 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,281 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,281 and those without children was $1,527.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 31 13.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 4.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 42 18.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 10.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 6.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 78 35.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 5.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 443 85.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 74 14.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 362 81.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 1.6 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 75 16.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 81.5% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 16.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 2.7 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 85 19.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 136 30.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 91 20.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 106 24.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 2.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 19.3% had 1 bedroom, 30.8% had 2 bedrooms and 20.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 231 52.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 90 20.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 102 23.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 4.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 52.0% were owned outright, 20.3% were owned with a mortgage and 23.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 260 58.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 175 39.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 1.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.8% were family households, 39.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 46.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 46.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 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 Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
None 29 6.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 187 42.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 125 28.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 84 19.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 3.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 7 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Furnissdale (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 7 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Furnissdale % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Furnissdale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Furnissdale % 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 Furnissdale (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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