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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Northbridge (WA)

Code SSC50596 (SSC)
People 1,005
Male 574
Female 431
Median age 29
Families 183
Average children per family 1.1
All private dwellings 581
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,666
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,102
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,005 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 574 57.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 431 42.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,005 people in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 57.1% were male and 42.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 1.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9 0.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 1.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 24 2.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 186 18.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 273 27.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 187 18.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 72 7.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 60 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 45 4.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 44 4.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 36 3.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 26 2.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3 0.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 0.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 200 20.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 62 6.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 0.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 665 69.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 20.7% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 36 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 54 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 145 20.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 156 22.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 407 57.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 20.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 22.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 34 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 27 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 27 years.

Education Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 3 0.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7 1.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 0.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 0.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 54 14.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 104 28.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 37 9.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 158 42.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 372 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) 36.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 2.7% were in primary school, 1.6% in secondary school and 42.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 270 26.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 605 72.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 40 4.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 36 4.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 151 18.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 18.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 413 60.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 193 28.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 5.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 44 6.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 686 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 686 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 58 9.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86 13.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 50 7.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 101 15.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 313 48.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 28 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was 30 years and for people who were employed part-time was 28 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 895 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,899 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,666 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) was $895.

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

Unpaid work Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 555 57.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 73 7.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 37 3.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 99 10.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 7.6% provided care for children and 3.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 305 31.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 197 20.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 38 4.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 13 1.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 20.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 1.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 142 77.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16 8.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 8.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 5.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 8.7% were couple families with children, 77.6% were couple families without children and 8.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs) 22.2% of single parents were male and 77.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,791 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $2,791.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 54 34.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 14.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 9.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 9.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 9.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 11.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 10 6.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 6.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.8% had both partners employed full-time, 14.2% had both employed part-time and 9.0% 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 Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 401 81.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 94 19.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 81.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 21 5.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 57 14.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 287 71.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 32 8.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 5.2% were separate houses, 14.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 71.8% were flats, units or apartments and 8.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 10.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 296 74.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 51 12.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4 1.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 1.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.3% had 1 bedroom, 74.4% had 2 bedrooms and 12.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.1. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 33 8.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 82 20.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 276 69.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 8.3% were owned outright, 20.6% were owned with a mortgage and 69.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 184 45.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 139 34.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 78 19.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 45.9% were family households, 34.7% were single person households and 19.5% were group households.

Household income Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.7% 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 Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 71.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 28.5 -- 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 Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,102 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 86 21.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 243 61.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 58 14.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6 1.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), 61.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 14.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.5% 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 Northbridge (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Northbridge (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 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 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 Northbridge (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Northbridge (WA) % 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 Northbridge (WA) (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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