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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Woodvale (WA)

Code SSC50862 (SSC)
People 9,202
Male 4,492
Female 4,710
Median age 41
Families 2,635
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,264
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,996
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,202 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,492 48.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,710 51.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 0.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,202 people in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 407 4.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 550 6.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 784 8.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 961 10.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 647 7.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 295 3.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 307 3.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 468 5.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 695 7.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,005 10.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 904 9.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 734 8.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 518 5.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 282 3.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 197 2.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 197 2.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 129 1.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 121 1.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,419 59.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 141 1.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 435 5.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 273 3.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,191 29.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.2% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,133 59.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 343 4.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,528 36.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 90 3.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 655 22.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 139 4.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 97 3.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 468 16.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 178 6.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 138 4.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 216 7.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 532 18.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 35 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 341 11.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,889 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 27.2% in secondary school and 25.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,680 61.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,019 45.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 732 8.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 567 6.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,535 39.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 39.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,007 55.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,935 35.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 308 5.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 167 3.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,417 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,417 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 35.7% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 734 14.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 629 12.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 572 10.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 713 13.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,293 43.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 684 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,216 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,996 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) was $684.

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

Unpaid work Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,682 76.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,306 30.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 714 9.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,283 17.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,869 25.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,076 27.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 962 12.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 778 10.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 796 30.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,520 57.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 300 11.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 0.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 57.7% were couple families with children, 30.2% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,290 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,811 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,811 and those without children was $2,290.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 420 18.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 102 4.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 738 31.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 355 15.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 103 4.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 267 11.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 150 6.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 182 7.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 31.9% 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 Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,035 94.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 179 5.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,829 93.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 88 2.9 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 118 3.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 93.2% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 136 4.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 519 17.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,352 77.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.1% had 1 bedroom, 4.5% had 2 bedrooms and 17.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.9. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,181 38.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,491 49.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 302 9.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 51 1.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.9% were owned outright, 49.1% were owned with a mortgage and 9.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,594 85.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 409 13.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 1.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.4% were family households, 13.5% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.0% 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 Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 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 Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 81 2.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 719 23.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,311 43.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 891 29.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 1.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), 23.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.3% 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 Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 33 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 42.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 19 57.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 33 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 42.4%) were male and 19 (or 57.6%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woodvale (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 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Woodvale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Woodvale (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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