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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Mawson

Code SSC80068 (SSC)
People 2,920
Male 1,454
Female 1,466
Median age 40
Families 776
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,463
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,554
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 2,920 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,454 49.8 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,466 50.2 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.7 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,920 people in Mawson (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 132 4.5 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 127 4.3 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 141 4.8 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 180 6.2 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 219 7.5 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 248 8.5 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 219 7.5 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 180 6.2 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 185 6.3 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 207 7.1 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 238 8.2 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 168 5.8 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 118 4.0 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 161 5.5 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 142 4.9 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 116 4.0 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 85 2.9 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 54 1.8 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mawson (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,125 44.5 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 75 3.0 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 235 9.3 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 149 5.9 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 942 37.3 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mawson (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.5% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mawson (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,037 44.4 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 234 10.0 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,062 45.5 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Mawson (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mawson (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 30 3.6 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 103 12.2 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 6.3 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 3.2 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 92 10.9 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 60 7.1 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 1.8 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 100 11.8 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 188 22.2 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 28 3.3 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 149 17.6 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 845 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mawson (State Suburbs) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 33.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,897 65.1 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,072 38.5 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 215 7.7 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 164 5.9 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,332 47.9 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mawson (State Suburbs), 47.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,100 65.6 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 413 24.6 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 101 6.0 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 64 3.8 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,678 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,678 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mawson (State Suburbs). Of these 65.6% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 156 9.7 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 116 7.2 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 139 8.6 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 362 22.4 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 739 45.8 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mawson (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mawson (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 893 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,123 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,554 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mawson (State Suburbs) was $893.

Travel to work, top responses Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,991 78.8 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 621 24.6 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 288 11.4 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 543 21.5 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Mawson (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 671 26.5 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 775 30.6 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 339 13.4 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 211 8.3 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mawson (State Suburbs), 30.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 362 46.8 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 290 37.5 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 112 14.5 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.2 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mawson (State Suburbs), 37.5% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.2 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.8 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Mawson (State Suburbs) 20.2% of single parents were male and 79.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,750 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,103 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mawson (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,103 and those without children was $2,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 181 27.7 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 2.8 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 129 19.7 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 75 11.5 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 6.4 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 123 18.8 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 43 6.6 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 6.6 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mawson (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,270 90.4 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 9.6 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Mawson (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 703 55.3 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 245 19.3 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 324 25.5 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mawson (State Suburbs), 55.3% were separate houses, 19.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 147 11.6 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 259 20.4 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 505 39.7 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 341 26.8 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.6 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mawson (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.4% had 2 bedrooms and 39.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 405 31.8 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 351 27.6 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 490 38.5 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 1.9 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mawson (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 38.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 772 60.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 420 33.0 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 79 6.2 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Mawson (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.7% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 6.2% were group households.

Household income Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.4 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mawson (State Suburbs), 15.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.4% 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 Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 8.0 -- 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 Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 7.8 -- 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 Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 118 9.3 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 523 41.1 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 459 36.1 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 146 11.5 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 2.0 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Mawson (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 65.2 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 34.8 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mawson (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 65.2%) were male and 8 (or 34.8%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,299 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mawson (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,299.

Mortgage and rent Mawson % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Mawson (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 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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