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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Hamersley

Code SSC50316 (SSC)
People 4,982
Male 2,490
Female 2,492
Median age 39
Families 1,491
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,075
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,489
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,755
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 Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,982 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,490 50.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,492 50.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 47 0.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,982 people in Hamersley (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 363 7.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 288 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 269 5.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 265 5.3 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 300 6.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 333 6.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 341 6.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 389 7.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 330 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 309 6.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 289 5.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 335 6.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 417 8.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 315 6.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 196 3.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 120 2.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 66 1.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 57 1.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hamersley (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,163 53.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 102 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 369 9.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 184 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,254 30.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hamersley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.1% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hamersley (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,034 53.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 374 9.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,426 37.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hamersley (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 98 8.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 276 22.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 59 4.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 32 2.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 149 12.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 54 4.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 40 3.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 8.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 177 14.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 20 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 204 16.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,208 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hamersley (State Suburbs) 24.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 23.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,480 69.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,801 37.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 465 9.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 321 6.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,218 46.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), 46.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,578 57.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 880 32.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 175 6.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 95 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,728 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,728 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hamersley (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 322 12.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 274 10.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 286 10.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 450 17.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,125 42.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hamersley (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Hamersley (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 687 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,732 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,489 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hamersley (State Suburbs) was $687.

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

Unpaid work Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,136 77.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,210 29.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 481 11.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 734 18.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 943 23.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,194 29.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 538 13.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 465 11.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hamersley (State Suburbs), 29.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 636 42.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 601 40.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 231 15.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hamersley (State Suburbs), 40.4% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Hamersley (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,286 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,424 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,424 and those without children was $2,286.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 216 17.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 48 3.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 304 24.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 172 13.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 92 7.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 235 19.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 97 7.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 76 6.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,918 93.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 129 6.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,742 90.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 174 9.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.2 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 Hamersley (State Suburbs), 90.7% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 0.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 60 3.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 979 50.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 851 44.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.1 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 3.1% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 788 41.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 761 39.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 335 17.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 1.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamersley (State Suburbs), 41.0% were owned outright, 39.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,467 76.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 391 20.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 62 3.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.4% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), 17.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.2% 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 Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,755 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
None 72 3.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 562 29.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 878 45.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 377 19.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 1.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), 29.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.6% 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 Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 47 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 23 48.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 24 51.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hamersley (State Suburbs), there were 47 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 23 (or 48.9%) were male and 24 (or 51.1%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,350 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,350.

Mortgage and rent Hamersley % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,481 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Hamersley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,481.

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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