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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Greenfields

Code SSC50305 (SSC)
People 9,939
Male 4,819
Female 5,120
Median age 41
Families 2,793
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,327
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $842
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,609
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,939 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,819 48.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,120 51.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 290 2.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,939 people in Greenfields (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 645 6.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 619 6.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 651 6.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 686 6.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 624 6.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 592 6.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 493 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 510 5.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 595 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 620 6.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 555 5.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 525 5.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 476 4.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 531 5.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 646 6.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 551 5.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 376 3.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 244 2.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greenfields (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,780 47.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 290 3.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 768 9.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 666 8.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,513 31.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greenfields (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.1% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greenfields (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,352 47.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 853 12.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,881 40.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greenfields (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 139 5.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 617 22.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 3.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 129 4.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 307 11.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 71 2.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 151 5.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 194 7.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 175 6.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 61 2.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 786 28.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,717 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greenfields (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.7% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,196 72.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,623 28.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 881 9.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 633 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,090 55.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), 55.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,072 53.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,203 31.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 303 7.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 306 7.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,884 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,884 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greenfields (State Suburbs). Of these 53.3% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 451 12.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 380 10.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 373 10.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 597 16.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,475 41.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greenfields (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 416 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,006 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 842 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greenfields (State Suburbs) was $416.

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

Unpaid work Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,273 65.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,087 26.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 858 10.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,074 13.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,352 16.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,785 22.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,046 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,089 13.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greenfields (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,252 44.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 948 34.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 565 20.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greenfields (State Suburbs), 34.0% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Greenfields (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,953 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,084 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,084 and those without children was $1,953.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 245 11.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 49 2.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 295 13.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 353 16.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 124 5.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 750 34.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 127 5.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 260 11.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 13.4% 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 Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,772 90.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 417 10.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,030 80.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 381 10.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 358 9.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greenfields (State Suburbs), 80.3% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 56 1.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 544 14.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,505 39.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,581 41.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 79 2.1 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 Greenfields (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 14.4% had 2 bedrooms and 39.9% 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 Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,041 27.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,290 34.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 992 26.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 341 9.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 106 2.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greenfields (State Suburbs), 27.6% were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,739 72.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 942 25.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 88 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), 35.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,609 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
None 229 6.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,634 43.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,150 30.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 638 16.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 120 3.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), 43.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.9% 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 Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 288 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 151 52.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 137 47.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greenfields (State Suburbs), there were 288 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 151 (or 52.4%) were male and 137 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,273 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,273.

Mortgage and rent Greenfields % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,977 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Greenfields (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,977.

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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