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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Mosman Park (WA)

Code SSC50521 (SSC)
People 8,598
Male 3,943
Female 4,655
Median age 38
Families 2,057
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,988
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,497
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,563
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 8,598 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,943 45.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,655 54.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 128 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,598 people in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 45.9% were male and 54.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 420 4.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 495 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 565 6.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 679 7.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 609 7.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 607 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 529 6.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 525 6.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 591 6.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 626 7.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 564 6.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 531 6.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 520 6.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 435 5.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 289 3.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 217 2.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 173 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 223 2.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,080 43.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 178 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 658 9.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 409 5.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,795 39.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.3% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,715 44.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 603 9.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,806 45.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 91 3.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 340 11.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 97 3.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 233 7.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 59 2.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 188 6.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 418 14.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 152 5.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 686 23.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 45 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 632 21.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,941 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.8% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 28.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,273 61.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,124 39.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 765 9.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 546 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,527 44.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 44.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,406 55.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,485 34.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 229 5.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 188 4.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,308 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,308 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 603 14.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 481 11.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 397 9.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 479 11.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,930 46.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 748 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,557 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,497 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was $748.

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

Unpaid work Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,065 71.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,804 25.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 759 10.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,707 24.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% 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, 24.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,851 26.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,809 25.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 810 11.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 595 8.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 819 39.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 920 44.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 280 13.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 39 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 44.7% were couple families with children, 39.8% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,612 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,439 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,439 and those without children was $2,612.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 322 18.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 78 4.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 392 22.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 308 17.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 116 6.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 246 14.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 102 5.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 176 10.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,357 89.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 406 10.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,029 60.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 417 12.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 908 27.0 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 Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 60.4% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 430 12.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 876 26.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 989 29.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 987 29.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 63 1.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.8% had 1 bedroom, 26.1% had 2 bedrooms and 29.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,095 32.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 883 26.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,261 37.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 37 1.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 82 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 32.6% were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 37.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,048 61.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,138 33.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 172 5.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.0% were family households, 33.9% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.7% 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 Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,563 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 393 11.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,225 36.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,154 34.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 491 14.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 96 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.6% 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 Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 125 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 42.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 72 57.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 125 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 42.4%) were male and 72 (or 57.6%) 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 Mosman Park (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 2.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 824 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $824.

Mortgage and rent Mosman Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,322 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mosman Park (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,322.

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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