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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Mount Claremont

Code SSC50524 (SSC)
People 4,375
Male 2,074
Female 2,301
Median age 44
Families 1,177
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,811
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,826
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,780
Median weekly rent $375
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 Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,375 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,074 47.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,301 52.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,375 people in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 188 4.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 257 5.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 375 8.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 384 8.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 279 6.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 141 3.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 118 2.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 197 4.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 289 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 378 8.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 368 8.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 353 8.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 286 6.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 194 4.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 174 4.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 149 3.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 125 2.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 118 2.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,918 54.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 74 2.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 299 8.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 217 6.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,041 29.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.0% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,779 54.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 161 4.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,328 40.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 60 4.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 159 10.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 117 7.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 125 8.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 54 3.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 122 8.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 204 13.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 47 3.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 353 23.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 25 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 244 16.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,510 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) 34.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 26.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,738 62.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,696 40.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 361 8.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 289 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,809 43.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 43.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,179 55.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 776 36.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 84 3.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 88 4.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,127 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,127 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 36.5% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 354 17.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 226 11.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 202 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 190 9.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 985 48.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 722 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,647 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,826 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) was $722.

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

Unpaid work Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,765 77.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,051 29.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 430 12.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 996 28.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 916 25.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 947 26.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 473 13.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 426 12.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 407 34.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 602 51.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 154 13.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 51.1% were couple families with children, 34.6% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,229 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,447 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,447 and those without children was $3,229.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 164 16.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 253 25.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 186 18.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 6.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 175 17.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 42 4.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 95 9.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,622 92.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 138 7.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,354 83.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 146 9.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 119 7.3 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 83.5% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 78 4.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 259 16.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 519 32.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 747 46.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.0 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.0% had 2 bedrooms and 32.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 670 41.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 530 32.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 320 19.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 74 4.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 1.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 41.3% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,172 72.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 415 25.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 2.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.3% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.4% 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 Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,780 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
None 97 6.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 524 32.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 665 41.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 297 18.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% 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 Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 62.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 37.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 62.5%) were male and 3 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Claremont % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Mount Claremont % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Claremont (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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