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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Parklands (WA)

Code SSC50626 (SSC)
People 539
Male 281
Female 258
Median age 45
Families 153
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 197
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,083
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,655
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 539 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 281 52.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 258 47.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 539 people in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 4.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 7.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 6.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 9.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 38 7.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 2.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 11 2.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 4.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 31 5.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 50 9.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 62 11.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 62 11.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 48 8.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 5.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 2.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 1.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.7 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 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 274 61.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 3.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 115 25.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.0% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 19 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 19 years.

Social marital status Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 235 58.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 30 7.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 135 33.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 20 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 5 3.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 13.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 5.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 11.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 4.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 5.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 13.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 7.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 22 13.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 31 19.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 159 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 21.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 391 72.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 157 30.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 48 9.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 50 9.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 259 50.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 50.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 151 51.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 105 35.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 9.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 3.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 294 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 294 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 51.4% were employed full time, 35.7% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 36 12.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 30 10.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 36 12.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 45 15.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 108 37.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 602 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,250 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,083 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) was $602.

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

Unpaid work Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 337 75.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 124 27.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 60 13.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 84 18.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 84 18.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 121 27.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 64 14.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 69 15.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 37.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 78 51.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 11.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 51.0% were couple families with children, 37.9% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 41.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 58.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs) 41.2% of single parents were male and 58.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,250 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,937 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,937 and those without children was $2,250.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 29 21.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 3.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 25.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 11.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 8.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 14.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 11 8.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 8.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 166 88.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 11.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 163 98.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 5.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 37 22.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 118 70.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.4% had 2 bedrooms and 22.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 64 38.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 83 50.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 18 10.9 231,824 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 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.8% were owned outright, 50.3% were owned with a mortgage and 10.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 143 86.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 19 11.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.7% were family households, 11.5% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 11.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.6% 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 Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,655 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 28 16.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 58 34.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 77 46.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), 16.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 46.4% 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 Parklands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 100.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Parklands (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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 5,000 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Parklands (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $5,000.

Mortgage and rent Parklands (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 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Parklands (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 $1,733.

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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