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Waroona

Code UCL515031 (UCL)
People 2,157
Male 1,056
Female 1,101
Median age 40
Families 595
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 996
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,008
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,376
Median weekly rent $200
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 Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,157 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,056 49.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,101 51.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 82 3.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,157 people in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 142 6.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 160 7.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 144 6.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 148 6.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 123 5.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 125 5.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 105 4.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 122 5.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 148 6.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 153 7.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 150 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 143 6.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 5.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 83 3.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 116 5.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 77 3.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 55 2.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 2.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 835 48.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 66 3.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 160 9.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 137 8.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 516 30.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 758 50.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 163 10.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 586 38.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 26 4.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 20.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 78 13.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 3.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 74 13.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 4.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 2.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 39 6.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 2.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 156 27.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 568 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.0% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 10.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,688 78.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 541 26.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 177 8.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 133 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,205 58.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 546 57.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 267 28.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 81 8.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 58 6.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 952 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 952 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 107 11.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 72 8.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 89 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 163 18.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 388 43.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 464 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,380 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,008 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) was $464.

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

Unpaid work Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,179 68.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 492 28.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 215 12.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 401 23.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 268 15.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 397 23.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 249 14.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 263 15.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 255 42.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 228 38.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 104 17.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.4% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.6 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.4 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.6% of single parents were male and 79.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,190 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,521 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,521 and those without children was $2,190.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 55 11.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 1.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 97 20.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 98 20.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 5.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 110 23.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 36 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 51 10.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 11.5% had both partners employed full-time, 1.0% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 829 84.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 152 15.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 729 88.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 80 9.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 0.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 1.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.0% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 1.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 132 15.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 354 42.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 307 37.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 2.2 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 262 31.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 293 35.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 224 27.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 2.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 3.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% were owned outright, 35.3% were owned with a mortgage and 27.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 587 70.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 232 28.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 1.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 70.7% were family households, 28.0% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% 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 Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,376 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
None 48 5.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 279 33.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 307 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 172 20.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.7% 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 Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 82 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 39 47.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 43 52.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 82 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 39 (or 47.6%) were male and 43 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.7 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 650 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $650.

Mortgage and rent Waroona % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 143 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Waroona (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $143 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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