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Mount Hawthorn

Code SSC50528 (SSC)
People 7,357
Male 3,637
Female 3,720
Median age 35
Families 1,854
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,055
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,957
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $375
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 7,357 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,637 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,720 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 0.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,357 people in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 652 8.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 554 7.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 407 5.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 356 4.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 481 6.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 547 7.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 598 8.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 741 10.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 730 9.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 575 7.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 489 6.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 337 4.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 250 3.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 170 2.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 110 1.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 130 1.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 116 1.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 114 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,683 46.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 137 2.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 441 7.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 243 4.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,239 39.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,446 46.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 602 11.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,181 41.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 168 7.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 470 20.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 173 7.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 52 2.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 137 6.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 123 5.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 77 3.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 129 5.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 426 18.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 66 2.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 440 19.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,261 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.7% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,875 66.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,883 41.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 776 11.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 478 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,803 40.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 40.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,531 61.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,222 29.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 223 5.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 122 3.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,098 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,098 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 451 11.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 423 10.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 348 8.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 572 14.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,960 49.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 876 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,517 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,957 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) was $876.

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

Unpaid work Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,395 76.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,846 32.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 575 10.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,153 20.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.1% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,490 26.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,657 28.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 722 12.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 526 9.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 605 32.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 985 53.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 221 11.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 44 2.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 53.1% were couple families with children, 32.6% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs) 20.1% of single parents were male and 79.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,094 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,947 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,947 and those without children was $3,094.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 371 23.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 51 3.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 482 30.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 250 15.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 52 3.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 139 8.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 98 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 151 9.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 30.2% 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 Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,718 92.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 212 7.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,274 83.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 333 12.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 109 4.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 83.6% were separate houses, 12.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 96 3.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 676 24.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,375 50.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 541 19.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 24.9% had 2 bedrooms and 50.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 785 28.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,076 39.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 800 29.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 1.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 28.8% were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,847 67.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 670 24.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 203 7.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 7.5% were group households.

Household income Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.2% 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 Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
None 216 7.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 982 36.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,096 40.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 372 13.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 55 2.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 41.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 20 58.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 41.2%) were male and 20 (or 58.8%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Mount Hawthorn % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,550 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Hawthorn (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,550.

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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