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Mirrabooka (WA)

Code SSC50509 (SSC)
People 7,933
Male 3,922
Female 4,011
Median age 30
Families 1,973
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 2,604
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,033
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
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 Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 7,933 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,922 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,011 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 347 4.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,933 people in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

Age Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 681 8.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 669 8.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 677 8.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 678 8.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 629 7.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 584 7.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 509 6.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 506 6.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 523 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 575 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 544 6.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 420 5.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 365 4.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 212 2.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 142 1.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 102 1.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 70 0.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,828 47.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 210 3.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 475 8.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 261 4.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,131 36.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.9% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,575 46.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 319 5.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,607 47.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 124 4.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 497 16.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 137 4.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 113 3.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 355 11.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 129 4.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 81 2.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 281 9.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 293 9.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 88 2.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 916 30.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,014 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) 38.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 19.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,454 43.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,204 72.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 383 5.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 243 3.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,369 19.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 19.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,749 54.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 959 29.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 265 8.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 268 8.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,241 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,241 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.0% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 368 12.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 237 8.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 346 11.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 654 22.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,095 36.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 399 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,108 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,033 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) was $399.

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

Unpaid work Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,282 55.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,529 25.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 527 8.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 529 9.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,139 19.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,128 19.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 528 8.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 486 8.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 19.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 449 22.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,043 52.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 444 22.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 38 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 52.8% were couple families with children, 22.7% were couple families without children and 22.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs) 12.8% of single parents were male and 87.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,756 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,729 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,729 and those without children was $1,756.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 231 15.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 68 4.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 207 13.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 291 19.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 118 7.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 324 21.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 98 6.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 155 10.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 13.9% 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 Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,376 95.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 126 5.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,235 94.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 80 3.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 61 2.6 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 Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 94.1% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 87 3.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 155 6.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,176 49.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 856 36.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 88 3.7 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 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 6.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 524 22.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,006 42.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 721 30.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 112 4.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 22.0% were owned outright, 42.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,859 78.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 452 19.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 66 2.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 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 Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.2 -- 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 Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 196 8.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 761 32.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 793 33.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 499 21.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 126 5.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), 32.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.0% 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 Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 346 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 151 43.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 195 56.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 346 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 151 (or 43.6%) were male and 195 (or 56.4%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mirrabooka (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 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 830 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $830.

Mortgage and rent Mirrabooka (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 144 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,343 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mirrabooka (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $144 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,343.

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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