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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Westminster

Code SSC50834 (SSC)
People 5,175
Male 2,599
Female 2,576
Median age 32
Families 1,376
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,453
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,082
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,175 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,599 50.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,576 49.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 2.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,175 people in Westminster (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 414 8.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 271 5.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 259 5.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 257 5.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 468 9.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 643 12.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 564 10.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 369 7.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 329 6.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 272 5.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 255 4.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 210 4.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 197 3.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 201 3.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 181 3.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 147 2.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 86 1.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 1.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Westminster (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,737 41.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 160 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 410 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 190 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,737 41.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Westminster (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Westminster (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,582 40.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 435 11.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,892 48.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Westminster (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Westminster (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 60 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 246 16.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 3.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 1.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 139 9.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 43 2.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 184 12.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 212 13.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 51 3.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 493 32.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,524 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Westminster (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.3% were in primary school, 13.1% in secondary school and 26.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,503 48.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,834 60.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 306 6.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 237 5.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,327 28.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Westminster (State Suburbs), 28.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,568 61.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 617 24.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 170 6.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 197 7.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,552 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,552 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Westminster (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 24.2% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 188 8.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 211 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 219 9.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 521 22.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,047 44.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Westminster (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Westminster (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,211 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,082 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Westminster (State Suburbs) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,701 63.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 985 23.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 399 9.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 480 11.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Westminster (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 872 20.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,074 25.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 395 9.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 362 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 Westminster (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% 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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 546 39.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 487 35.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 287 20.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 56 4.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Westminster (State Suburbs), 35.4% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 20.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Westminster (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,069 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,904 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Westminster (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,904 and those without children was $2,069.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 221 21.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 3.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 149 14.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 189 18.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 55 5.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 249 24.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 62 6.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 72 7.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Westminster (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 14.4% 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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,072 87.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 294 12.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Westminster (State Suburbs), 87.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,177 56.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 884 42.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 0.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Westminster (State Suburbs), 56.8% were separate houses, 42.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 75 3.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 277 13.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,442 69.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 213 10.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 2.8 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Westminster (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 13.4% had 2 bedrooms and 69.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 415 20.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 667 32.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 898 43.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 77 3.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Westminster (State Suburbs), 20.0% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 43.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,340 64.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 603 29.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 128 6.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Westminster (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 29.1% were single person households and 6.2% were group households.

Household income Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Westminster (State Suburbs), 28.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.8% 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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.5 -- 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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
None 205 9.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 824 39.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 707 34.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 246 11.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 89 4.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Westminster (State Suburbs), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.9% 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 Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 124 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 51 41.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 73 58.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Westminster (State Suburbs), there were 124 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 51 (or 41.1%) were male and 73 (or 58.9%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 522 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Westminster (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $522.

Mortgage and rent Westminster % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Westminster (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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