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Greenwood (WA)

Code SSC50308 (SSC)
People 9,611
Male 4,780
Female 4,831
Median age 37
Families 2,833
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,863
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,608
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,611 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,780 49.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,831 50.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 97 1.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,611 people in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 736 7.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 616 6.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 527 5.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 548 5.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 578 6.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 615 6.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 733 7.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 763 7.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 752 7.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 599 6.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 582 6.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 713 7.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 788 8.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 478 5.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 269 2.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 131 1.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 109 1.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 76 0.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,075 52.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 205 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 666 8.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 271 3.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,521 32.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,857 53.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 749 10.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,626 36.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 176 7.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 591 23.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 149 5.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 85 3.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 289 11.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 92 3.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 2.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 196 7.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 406 16.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 59 2.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 400 16.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,505 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 24.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,559 68.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,493 37.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 944 10.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 592 6.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,188 45.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 45.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,274 59.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,703 30.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 343 6.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 205 3.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,525 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,525 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 613 11.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 570 10.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 516 9.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 903 17.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,376 44.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 716 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,826 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,608 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) was $716.

Travel to work, top responses Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,016 77.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,568 33.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 824 10.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,348 17.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.2% 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, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,815 23.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,316 29.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,034 13.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 849 11.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,107 39.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,281 45.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 399 14.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 47 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 45.2% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 14.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,190 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,406 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,406 and those without children was $2,190.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 443 18.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 95 4.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 621 26.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 399 16.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 137 5.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 318 13.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 177 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 196 8.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 26.0% 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 Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,580 94.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 208 5.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,385 94.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 191 5.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 94.6% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 0.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 67 1.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,683 47.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,759 49.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 51 1.4 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 1.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,266 35.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,648 46.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 587 16.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 69 1.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 35.4% were owned outright, 46.1% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,783 77.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 677 18.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 118 3.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 15.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.6% 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 Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 80 2.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,051 29.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,612 45.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 758 21.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 74 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.2% 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 Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 94 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 35.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 61 64.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 94 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 35.1%) were male and 61 (or 64.9%) 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 Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,093 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,093.

Mortgage and rent Greenwood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,370 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Greenwood (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,370.

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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