Pearce

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED512
People 181,763
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 33
Families 49,031
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 72,873
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,658
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,076
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 89,974 49.5 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 91,795 50.5 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4,049 2.2 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 181,763 people in Pearce. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

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Age Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 14,389 7.9 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 14,199 7.8 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 13,067 7.2 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 12,247 6.7 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 11,766 6.5 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 13,890 7.6 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 14,339 7.9 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 12,821 7.1 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 13,545 7.5 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 13,377 7.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 11,533 6.3 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,421 5.2 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 7,780 4.3 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,140 3.9 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,966 2.7 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,482 1.9 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,111 1.2 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,691 0.9 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Pearce was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 71,104 50.8 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 5,065 3.6 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,197 8.0 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4,495 3.2 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 48,244 34.4 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Pearce aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 61,823 50.4 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 16,386 13.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 44,484 36.3 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Pearce, of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,529 4.3 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 12,629 21.3 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,683 4.5 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,712 4.6 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 7,313 12.3 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,694 4.5 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3,035 5.1 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,425 5.8 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 5,565 9.4 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,362 2.3 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 15,366 25.9 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Pearce 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 22.0% 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
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 18,361 13.1 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 13,414 9.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 5,341 3.8 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 24,206 17.3 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 23,976 17.1 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 8,740 6.2 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 17,982 12.8 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 56 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 15 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 7,174 5.1 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 489 0.3 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 16,167 11.5 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Pearce, 17.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 77,681 31.6 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 56,239 22.9 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 16,567 6.7 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 15,883 6.5 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 6,255 2.5 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Pearce were English 31.6%, Australian 22.9%, Scottish 6.7%, Irish 6.5% and Italian 2.5%.

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

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Country of birth Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 102,540 56.4 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 23,269 12.8 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 7,822 4.3 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
South Africa 5,231 2.9 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
India 3,217 1.8 49,385 2.0 455,389 1.9
Scotland 3,016 1.7 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5

In Pearce, 56.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 12.8%, New Zealand 4.3%, South Africa 2.9%, India 1.8% and Scotland 1.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 79,955 44.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 13,052 7.2 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 11,030 6.1 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 62,449 34.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Pearce, 34.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 73,867 40.6 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 29,668 16.3 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 9,692 5.3 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
South Africa 5,847 3.2 46,181 1.9 190,816 0.8
Scotland 5,076 2.8 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2

In Pearce, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 40.6%, England 16.3%, New Zealand 5.3%, South Africa 3.2% and Scotland 2.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 76,046 41.8 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 29,378 16.2 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 9,431 5.2 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
South Africa 5,991 3.3 47,681 1.9 193,412 0.8
Scotland 4,974 2.7 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1

In Pearce, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 41.8%, England 16.2%, New Zealand 5.2%, South Africa 3.3% and Scotland 2.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 61,410 33.8 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 35,114 19.3 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 30,655 16.9 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 19,129 10.5 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 6,792 3.7 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Pearce were No Religion, so described 33.8%, Catholic 19.3%, Anglican 16.9%, Not stated 10.5% and Christian, nfd 3.7%. In Pearce, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Afrikaans 2,656 1.5 14,208 0.6 43,741 0.2
Punjabi 1,368 0.8 12,223 0.5 132,496 0.6
Tagalog 1,123 0.6 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
Mandarin 1,074 0.6 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Arabic 964 0.5 14,132 0.6 321,728 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 144,401 79.5 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 9,755 15.2 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Pearce 79.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Afrikaans 1.5%, Punjabi 0.8%, Tagalog 0.6%, Mandarin 0.6% and Arabic 0.5%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 52,937 57.5 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 26,505 28.8 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 5,045 5.5 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 7,507 8.2 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 91,994 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pearce. Of these 57.5% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 8.2% 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
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 9,416 11.1 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,811 9.2 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 9,277 11.0 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 15,676 18.6 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 37,265 44.1 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Pearce, 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 15,798 18.7 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 11,855 14.0 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 11,824 14.0 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 10,016 11.9 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 9,373 11.1 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 8,983 10.6 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 8,089 9.6 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 7,144 8.5 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Pearce included Technicians and Trades Workers 18.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.0%, Professionals 14.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.9%, Managers 11.1%, Labourers 10.6%, Sales Workers 9.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,621 3.1 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,443 2.9 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Iron Ore Mining 2,057 2.4 28,510 2.5 33,163 0.3
Aged Care Residential Services 1,916 2.3 21,177 1.8 211,621 2.0
Primary Education 1,869 2.2 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Pearce, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.9%, Iron Ore Mining 2.4%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.3% and Primary Education 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 731 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,857 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,658 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pearce was $731.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 54,535 64.6 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 4,187 5.0 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3,766 4.5 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Train 2,020 2.4 25,863 2.2 488,012 4.6
Bus 1,681 2.0 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 6,752 8.0 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 61,123 72.3 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Pearce, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.6%, Car, as passenger 5.0%, Worked at home 4.5%, Train 2.4% and Bus 2.0%. On the day, 8.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 98,003 69.9 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 45,354 32.4 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,559 9.0 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 22,214 15.9 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Pearce, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.4% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.9% 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
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 30,327 21.6 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 36,826 26.3 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 16,169 11.5 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 14,685 10.5 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pearce, 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 17,373 35.4 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 23,581 48.1 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 7,538 15.4 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 534 1.1 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Pearce, 48.1% were couple families with children, 35.4% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.0 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.0 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Pearce, 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% 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
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 8,756 21.4 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,540 3.8 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 9,176 22.4 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 6,752 16.5 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,124 5.2 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 5,986 14.6 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,548 6.2 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 4,066 9.9 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Pearce, of couple families with children, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 59,907 87.3 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 8,719 12.7 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Pearce, 87.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 54,266 90.6 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,855 8.1 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 373 0.6 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 220 0.4 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Pearce, 90.6% were separate houses, 8.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 87 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 712 1.2 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 4,234 7.1 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 19,438 32.4 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 34,281 57.2 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,152 1.9 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pearce, of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 7.1% had 2 bedrooms and 32.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 11,758 19.6 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 32,997 55.1 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 13,183 22.0 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 706 1.2 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,270 2.1 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Pearce, 19.6% were owned outright, 55.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 47,832 79.8 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 10,564 17.6 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,509 2.5 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Pearce, of all households, 79.8% were family households, 17.6% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.4 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Pearce, 15.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 16.1% 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 Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 360 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,076 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 1,523 2.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 16,897 28.2 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 25,110 41.9 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 14,704 24.5 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,676 2.8 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Pearce, 28.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 5,879 9.8 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 52,772 88.1 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,263 2.1 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Pearce, 88.1% 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.
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 1,893 46.8 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 2,150 53.2 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Pearce, 46.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.2% were female. The median age was 20 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
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,428 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Pearce, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,428.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Pearce % Pearce Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Pearce, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,058.

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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.