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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Pinjarra

Code UCL515026 (UCL)
People 4,255
Male 2,103
Female 2,152
Median age 38
Families 1,145
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,808
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $906
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,255 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,103 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,152 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 166 3.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,255 people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 318 7.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 324 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 346 8.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 287 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 184 4.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 246 5.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 256 6.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 252 5.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 257 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 286 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 239 5.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 214 5.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 291 6.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 222 5.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 206 4.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 157 3.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 100 2.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 72 1.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,561 47.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 112 3.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 372 11.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 210 6.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,008 30.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,396 48.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 353 12.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,115 38.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 69 5.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 314 26.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 91 7.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 37 3.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 176 14.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 2.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 2.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 68 5.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 57 4.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 325 26.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,208 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.7% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,263 76.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 948 24.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 356 9.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 289 7.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,354 59.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 911 53.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 512 30.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 153 9.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 125 7.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,701 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,701 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 30.1% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 187 11.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 165 10.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 158 10.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 266 16.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 648 41.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 432 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,132 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 906 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) was $432.

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

Unpaid work Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,205 67.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 964 29.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 323 9.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 585 17.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 540 16.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 778 23.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 402 12.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 485 14.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 465 40.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 444 38.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 223 19.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% were couple families with children, 40.6% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,133 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,202 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,202 and those without children was $2,133.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 106 11.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 3.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 155 17.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 153 16.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 50 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 250 27.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 72 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 96 10.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 17.0% 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,547 88.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 207 11.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,340 86.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 97 6.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 60 3.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 43 2.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.6% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 58 3.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 183 11.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 564 36.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 690 44.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 3.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 11.8% had 2 bedrooms and 36.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 478 30.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 584 37.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 397 25.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 31 2.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 3.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.9% were owned outright, 37.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,128 73.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 389 25.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 1.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 73.1% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.2% 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
None 79 5.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 565 36.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 572 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 278 18.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.0% 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 166 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 85 51.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 81 48.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 166 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 85 (or 51.2%) were male and 81 (or 48.8%) 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 719 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $719.

Mortgage and rent Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Pinjarra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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