Brand

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED501
People 164,031
Male 50%
Female 50%
Median age 34
Families 43,414
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 66,185
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,533
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People

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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
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 82,002 50.0 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 82,028 50.0 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 3,970 2.4 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 164,031 people in Brand. Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 12,804 7.8 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 12,811 7.8 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 10,986 6.7 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 10,509 6.4 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 11,385 6.9 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 12,542 7.6 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 13,257 8.1 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 11,533 7.0 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 11,623 7.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,413 7.0 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10,430 6.4 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 8,619 5.3 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 7,100 4.3 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 6,192 3.8 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,825 2.9 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,549 2.2 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,406 1.5 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,037 1.2 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Brand was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 61,158 48.0 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,814 3.8 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,001 8.6 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,113 4.0 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 45,353 35.6 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Brand aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 52,546 47.8 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 15,087 13.7 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 42,366 38.5 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Brand, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,189 4.2 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 11,730 22.4 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,922 3.7 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,384 4.6 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,995 13.4 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,520 2.9 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,344 4.5 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,194 6.1 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 4,754 9.1 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,246 2.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 14,064 26.9 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Brand 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 14,645 11.5 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 10,940 8.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 5,712 4.5 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 22,769 17.9 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 20,042 15.7 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 8,476 6.7 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 18,307 14.4 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 72 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 7,380 5.8 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 286 0.2 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 15,200 11.9 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Brand, 15.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 73,983 32.9 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 53,292 23.7 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 15,771 7.0 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 14,337 6.4 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
German 5,068 2.3 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Brand were English 32.9%, Australian 23.7%, Scottish 7.0%, Irish 6.4% and German 2.3%.

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 Brand (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 98,331 60.0 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 19,704 12.0 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 8,785 5.4 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Philippines 2,890 1.8 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0
South Africa 2,886 1.8 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
Scotland 2,587 1.6 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5

In Brand, 60.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 12.0%, New Zealand 5.4%, Philippines 1.8%, South Africa 1.8% and Scotland 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 65,879 40.2 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 13,055 8.0 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 10,659 6.5 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 60,487 36.9 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Brand, 36.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 71,443 43.6 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 26,614 16.2 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 10,493 6.4 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 4,690 2.9 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2
South Africa 3,435 2.1 46,181 1.9 190,816 0.8

In Brand, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 43.6%, England 16.2%, New Zealand 6.4%, Scotland 2.9% and South Africa 2.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 74,067 45.2 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 26,385 16.1 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 10,386 6.3 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 4,333 2.6 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1
Philippines 3,652 2.2 38,495 1.6 325,049 1.4

In Brand, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 45.2%, England 16.1%, New Zealand 6.3%, Scotland 2.6% and Philippines 2.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 59,390 36.2 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 29,592 18.0 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 27,012 16.5 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 17,817 10.9 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 6,186 3.8 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Brand were No Religion, so described 36.2%, Catholic 18.0%, Anglican 16.5%, Not stated 10.9% and Christian, nfd 3.8%. In Brand, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (54.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Tagalog 1,424 0.9 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
Afrikaans 1,144 0.7 14,208 0.6 43,741 0.2
Filipino 961 0.6 10,317 0.4 71,220 0.3
Mandarin 828 0.5 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Punjabi 716 0.4 12,223 0.5 132,496 0.6
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English only spoken at home 134,364 81.9 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 7,687 13.0 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Brand 81.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Tagalog 0.9%, Afrikaans 0.7%, Filipino 0.6%, Mandarin 0.5% and Punjabi 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 45,365 57.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 21,939 27.6 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 4,337 5.4 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 7,968 10.0 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 79,609 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brand. Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 10.0% 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
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7,898 11.0 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 6,596 9.2 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,438 10.4 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 13,517 18.9 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 31,847 44.5 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Brand, 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 14,322 20.0 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 9,727 13.6 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 9,061 12.6 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 9,052 12.6 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 8,037 11.2 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 6,936 9.7 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 6,924 9.7 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Managers 6,280 8.8 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Brand included Technicians and Trades Workers 20.0%, Professionals 13.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.6%, Labourers 11.2%, Sales Workers 9.7%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.7% and Managers 8.8%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,198 3.1 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Defence 2,178 3.0 4,520 0.4 75,462 0.7
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,107 2.9 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 1,898 2.7 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Takeaway Food Services 1,837 2.6 20,942 1.8 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in Brand, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1%, Defence 3.0%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.9%, Primary Education 2.7% and Takeaway Food Services 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 683 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,775 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,533 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brand was $683.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 45,816 64.0 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 3,490 4.9 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Train 2,423 3.4 25,863 2.2 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 1,989 2.8 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Bus 1,824 2.5 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 7,335 10.2 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 51,552 72.0 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Brand, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.0%, Car, as passenger 4.9%, Train 3.4%, Worked at home 2.8% and Bus 2.5%. On the day, 10.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 87,111 68.4 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 40,695 31.9 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,160 9.5 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 18,139 14.2 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Brand, of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.2% 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
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 26,329 20.7 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 32,862 25.8 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,640 11.5 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 13,289 10.4 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brand, 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 15,126 34.8 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 20,497 47.2 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 7,224 16.6 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 566 1.3 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Brand, 47.2% were couple families with children, 34.8% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.8 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Brand, 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% 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
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 6,703 18.8 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 998 2.8 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,245 20.3 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 6,704 18.8 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,888 5.3 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 6,047 17.0 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,141 6.0 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3,903 11.0 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Brand, of couple families with children, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 55,376 88.6 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 7,146 11.4 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Brand, 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 50,126 90.5 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,491 6.3 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,393 2.5 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 267 0.5 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Brand, 90.5% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 76 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 914 1.7 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,994 7.2 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 17,511 31.6 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 31,757 57.4 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,113 2.0 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brand, of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 7.2% had 2 bedrooms and 31.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 11,993 21.7 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 27,250 49.2 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 14,476 26.1 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 362 0.7 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,291 2.3 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Brand, 21.7% were owned outright, 49.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 42,423 76.6 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 11,418 20.6 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,531 2.8 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Brand, of all households, 76.6% were family households, 20.6% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

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Household income Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.9 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Brand, 18.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.9% 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 Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 2,262 4.1 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 17,599 31.8 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 22,392 40.4 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 11,534 20.8 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,581 2.9 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Brand, 31.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 6,431 11.6 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 47,689 86.1 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,258 2.3 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Brand, 86.1% 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.
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 2,115 53.2 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 1,857 46.8 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Brand, 53.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.8% were female. The median age was 22 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,424 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Brand, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,424.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brand % Brand Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 330 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Brand, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,900.

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.