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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Yanchep

Code SSC50876 (SSC)
People 4,247
Male 2,103
Female 2,144
Median age 38
Families 1,144
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,878
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,246
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,247 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,103 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,144 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 58 1.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,247 people in Yanchep (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 299 7.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 322 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 333 7.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 270 6.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 193 4.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 219 5.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 253 6.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 332 7.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 356 8.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 335 7.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 268 6.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 197 4.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 216 5.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 218 5.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 143 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 75 1.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 108 2.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yanchep (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,674 50.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 110 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 296 9.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 205 6.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,011 30.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yanchep (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yanchep (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,434 51.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 384 13.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 948 34.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yanchep (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 74 5.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 313 22.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 1.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 41 3.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 190 13.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 2.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 45 3.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 66 4.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 4.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 33 2.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 496 35.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,380 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yanchep (State Suburbs) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,359 55.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,803 47.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 292 7.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 277 7.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,392 37.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), 37.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,145 58.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 557 28.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 139 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 112 5.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,953 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,953 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yanchep (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 196 10.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 166 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 192 10.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 276 15.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 870 47.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yanchep (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,452 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,246 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yanchep (State Suburbs) was $596.

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

Unpaid work Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,273 68.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,037 31.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 294 8.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 445 13.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.5% provided care for children and 8.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 625 19.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 829 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 436 13.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 383 11.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yanchep (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 452 39.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 511 44.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 174 15.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yanchep (State Suburbs), 44.7% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Yanchep (State Suburbs) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,268 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,116 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,116 and those without children was $2,268.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 149 15.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 2.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 202 21.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 169 17.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 6.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 185 19.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 69 7.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 106 11.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 21.0% 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 Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,436 79.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 367 20.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), 79.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,417 98.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 1.4 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 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yanchep (State Suburbs), 98.6% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 86 6.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 540 37.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 783 54.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 1.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 6.0% had 2 bedrooms and 37.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 348 24.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 661 46.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 385 26.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 1.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yanchep (State Suburbs), 24.2% were owned outright, 46.0% were owned with a mortgage and 26.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,119 77.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 281 19.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 19.5% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.7% 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 Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
None 54 3.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 488 34.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 599 41.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 262 18.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 2.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% 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 Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 58 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 27 46.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 31 53.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yanchep (State Suburbs), there were 58 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 27 (or 46.6%) were male and 31 (or 53.4%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Yanchep % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 315 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Yanchep (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 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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