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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Shenton Park

Code SSC50707 (SSC)
People 4,350
Male 2,107
Female 2,243
Median age 39
Families 1,078
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,974
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,869
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $373
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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,350 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,107 48.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,243 51.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,350 people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 270 6.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 252 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 244 5.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 223 5.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 313 7.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 315 7.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 290 6.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 306 7.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 279 6.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 292 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 312 7.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 319 7.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 283 6.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 196 4.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 147 3.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 108 2.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 83 1.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 120 2.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,660 46.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 89 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 358 10.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 203 5.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,278 35.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.3% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,461 47.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 288 9.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,335 43.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 77 5.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 282 21.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 2.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 46 3.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 115 8.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 1.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 66 4.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 62 4.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 393 29.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 25 1.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 228 17.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,342 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 15.1% in secondary school and 34.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,697 62.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,641 40.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 438 10.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 282 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,717 42.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 42.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,361 59.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 728 31.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 143 6.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 69 3.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,301 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,301 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Shenton Park (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 294 13.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 204 9.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 227 10.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 276 12.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,087 48.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 892 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,690 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,869 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Shenton Park (State Suburbs) was $892.

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

Unpaid work Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,721 75.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 988 27.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 376 10.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 934 26.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 982 27.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,009 28.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 428 11.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 304 8.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 414 38.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 505 46.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 150 13.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 46.8% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs) 27.2% of single parents were male and 72.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,179 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,347 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,347 and those without children was $3,179.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 197 21.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 4.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 203 22.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 161 17.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 6.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 96 10.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 63 6.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 95 10.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,700 89.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 193 10.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 89.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,154 67.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 221 13.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 319 18.8 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 Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 67.9% were separate houses, 13.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 153 9.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 471 27.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 685 40.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 363 21.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.2 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 Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.0% had 1 bedroom, 27.7% had 2 bedrooms and 40.3% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 569 33.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 451 26.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 634 37.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 1.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 1.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 37.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,069 62.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 537 31.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 93 5.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.9% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 5.5% were group households.

Household income Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 18.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.8% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 373 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
None 150 8.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 774 45.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 554 32.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 191 11.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 1.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), 45.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 53.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 7 46.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Shenton Park (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 53.3%) were male and 7 (or 46.7%) 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 Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,041 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Shenton Park % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 458 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Shenton Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $458 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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