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Leonora (L)

Code UCL521035 (UCL)
People 779
Male 422
Female 357
Median age 29
Families 125
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 345
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,485
Median monthly mortgage repayments $800
Median weekly rent $92
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 779 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 422 54.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 357 45.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 190 24.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 779 people in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 54.2% were male and 45.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 24.4% of the population.

Age Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 50 6.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 55 7.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 8.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 59 7.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 82 10.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 96 12.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 65 8.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 65 8.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 51 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 57 7.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 40 5.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 37 4.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 4.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 1.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 0.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 166 26.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 17 2.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 41 6.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 2.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 383 61.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 26.8% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 96 27.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 85 24.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 171 48.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 24.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 9 2.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 39 10.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 4.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 1.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 3.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 278 75.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 368 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 47.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 10.5% were in primary school, 5.9% in secondary school and 4.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 401 51.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 117 23.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 24 4.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 4.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 329 66.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 206 70.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 46 15.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 20 6.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 7.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 294 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 294 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 70.1% were employed full time, 15.6% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6 2.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 11 4.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 24 8.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 14.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 173 63.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 2.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 63.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

Occupation Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 836 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,816 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,485 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $836.

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

Unpaid work Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 274 44.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 104 16.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 4.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 74 11.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.8% provided care for children and 4.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 82 13.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 116 18.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 49 7.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 31 5.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 53 42.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 45 35.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 19.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.7% were couple families with children, 42.1% were couple families without children and 19.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,437 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 31 32.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 13 13.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 14.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 6.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 10.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 9 9.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 13.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 32.3% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 13.5% 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 Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 189 71.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 28.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 71.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 137 73.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 6.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 6.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 11.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.7% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 11.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 2.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 10.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 18.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 89 47.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 30 16.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 5.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 10.6% had 1 bedroom, 18.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 31 16.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 22 11.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 119 63.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 6.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 16.5% were owned outright, 11.7% were owned with a mortgage and 63.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 110 58.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 69 36.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 4.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 58.5% were family households, 36.7% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.8% 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 Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 92 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 800 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 29 15.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 71 37.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 50 26.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 24 12.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 7.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 191 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 86 45.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 105 55.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 191 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 86 (or 45.0%) were male and 105 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,042 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,042.

Mortgage and rent Leonora (L) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,051 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Leonora (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,051.

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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