Kalgoorlie - Boulder

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 5007
People 29,873
Male 52%
Female 48%
Median age 33
Families 7,224
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 12,889
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $2,082
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 15,535 52.0 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 14,340 48.0 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,180 7.3 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 29,873 people in Kalgoorlie - Boulder. Of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.3% of the population.

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Age Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,568 8.6 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,388 8.0 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,937 6.5 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,796 6.0 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,037 6.8 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,568 8.6 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,703 9.0 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,252 7.5 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,247 7.5 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,149 7.2 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,020 6.8 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,859 6.2 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,271 4.3 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 886 3.0 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 494 1.7 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 337 1.1 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 217 0.7 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 153 0.5 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kalgoorlie - Boulder was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 10,063 43.8 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 840 3.7 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,719 7.5 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 719 3.1 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 9,656 42.0 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kalgoorlie - Boulder aged 15 years and over, 43.8% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 8,362 43.6 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,341 17.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 7,462 38.9 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, of people aged 15 years and over, 43.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 420 4.3 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,187 22.4 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 548 5.6 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 159 1.6 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,053 10.8 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 631 6.5 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 127 1.3 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 648 6.6 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 607 6.2 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 163 1.7 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 3,233 33.1 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,775 12.1 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,455 6.3 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 793 3.4 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,159 18.1 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,396 14.8 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,620 7.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 3,481 15.1 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 18 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,450 6.3 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 61 0.3 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,247 14.1 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 14.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 10,987 27.0 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
English 10,393 25.6 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 2,820 6.9 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 2,615 6.4 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,148 2.8 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Kalgoorlie - Boulder were Australian 27.0%, English 25.6%, Irish 6.9%, Scottish 6.4% and German 2.8%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Kalgoorlie - Boulder (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 19,627 65.8 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 2,363 7.9 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
England 717 2.4 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 643 2.2 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0
South Africa 574 1.9 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
India 351 1.2 49,385 2.0 455,389 1.9

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 65.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 7.9%, England 2.4%, Philippines 2.2%, South Africa 1.9% and India 1.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 8,506 28.5 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,835 6.1 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,474 4.9 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 14,814 49.6 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 49.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 16,395 54.9 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 2,817 9.4 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
England 1,436 4.8 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Philippines 669 2.2 33,259 1.3 270,177 1.2
South Africa 651 2.2 46,181 1.9 190,816 0.8

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 54.9%, New Zealand 9.4%, England 4.8%, Philippines 2.2% and South Africa 2.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 16,768 56.2 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 2,760 9.3 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
England 1,402 4.7 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 788 2.6 38,495 1.6 325,049 1.4
South Africa 651 2.2 47,681 1.9 193,412 0.8

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 56.2%, New Zealand 9.3%, England 4.7%, Philippines 2.6% and South Africa 2.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 9,990 33.4 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 6,591 22.1 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 3,922 13.1 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 3,250 10.9 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Christian, nfd 1,288 4.3 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Kalgoorlie - Boulder were No Religion, so described 33.4%, Catholic 22.1%, Not stated 13.1%, Anglican 10.9% and Christian, nfd 4.3%. In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (57.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Afrikaans 391 1.3 14,208 0.6 43,741 0.2
Tagalog 319 1.1 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
Filipino 222 0.7 10,317 0.4 71,220 0.3
Mandarin 218 0.7 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Hindi 153 0.5 10,747 0.4 159,652 0.7
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English only spoken at home 23,464 78.6 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,500 13.3 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder 78.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Afrikaans 1.3%, Tagalog 1.1%, Filipino 0.7%, Mandarin 0.7% and Hindi 0.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 10,519 67.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,354 21.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 901 5.7 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 919 5.9 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 15,693 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kalgoorlie - Boulder. Of these 67.0% were employed full time, 21.4% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,238 8.4 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 896 6.1 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,219 8.3 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,938 13.1 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 8,580 58.1 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 3,138 21.2 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 2,551 17.3 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Professionals 2,115 14.3 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,600 10.8 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,368 9.3 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 1,295 8.8 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 1,281 8.7 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 1,154 7.8 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Kalgoorlie - Boulder included Technicians and Trades Workers 21.2%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 17.3%, Professionals 14.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.3%, Managers 8.8%, Labourers 8.7% and Sales Workers 7.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Gold Ore Mining 2,810 19.1 12,768 1.1 20,141 0.2
Primary Education 478 3.2 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Road Freight Transport 406 2.8 15,673 1.4 129,528 1.2
Other Mining Support Services 399 2.7 5,122 0.4 9,359 0.1
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 374 2.5 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9

Of the employed people in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, the most common responses for industry of employment included Gold Ore Mining 19.1%, Primary Education 3.2%, Road Freight Transport 2.8%, Other Mining Support Services 2.7% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 970 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,377 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,082 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kalgoorlie - Boulder was $970.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 10,323 69.9 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 1,130 7.7 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Bus 511 3.5 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
Walked only 484 3.3 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 251 1.7 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 605 4.1 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 11,649 78.9 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.9%, Car, as passenger 7.7%, Bus 3.5%, Walked only 3.3% and Worked at home 1.7%. On the day, 4.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 15,144 65.9 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,885 30.0 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,602 7.0 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,976 17.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.0% provided care for children and 7.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 4,950 21.5 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,831 25.4 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,300 10.0 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,066 9.0 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,515 34.8 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,605 49.9 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 995 13.8 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 109 1.5 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 49.9% were couple families with children, 34.8% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.5 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.5 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,722 28.1 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 106 1.7 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,449 23.7 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,207 19.7 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 210 3.4 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 421 6.9 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 416 6.8 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 591 9.7 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, of couple families with children, 28.1% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 23.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 9,927 86.0 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,621 14.0 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 86.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 7,965 80.2 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,553 15.6 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 200 2.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 161 1.6 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 80.2% were separate houses, 15.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 56 0.6 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 472 4.8 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,177 11.9 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,176 42.1 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3,810 38.4 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 231 2.3 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 11.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,681 16.9 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,151 41.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,816 38.5 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 26 0.3 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 249 2.5 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 16.9% were owned outright, 41.8% were owned with a mortgage and 38.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 7,088 71.4 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,428 24.5 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 406 4.1 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, of all households, 71.4% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

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Household income Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 12.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 26.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 290 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.5 -- 9.7 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 8.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 457 4.6 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 3,024 30.5 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,801 38.3 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,283 23.0 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 358 3.6 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,480 14.9 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 8,190 82.5 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 253 2.5 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 82.5% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 1,035 47.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 1,145 52.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, 47.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.5% were female. The median age was 22 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,356 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,356.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kalgoorlie - Boulder % Kalgoorlie - Boulder Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 250 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,565 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Kalgoorlie - Boulder, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,565.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.