Fremantle (C)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA53430
People 28,893
Male 48.3%
Female 51.7%
Median age 42
Families 7,249
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.5
All private dwellings 14,528
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,585
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $351
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 13,965 48.3 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 14,928 51.7 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 454 1.6 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 28,893 people in Fremantle (C). Of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

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Age Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,501 5.2 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,347 4.7 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,247 4.3 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,328 4.6 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,544 5.3 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,174 7.5 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,405 8.3 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,025 7.0 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,998 6.9 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,089 7.2 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,126 7.4 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,040 7.1 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,849 6.4 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,650 5.7 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,159 4.0 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 945 3.3 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 729 2.5 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 731 2.5 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Fremantle (C) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 9,686 39.1 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 785 3.2 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,882 11.6 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,343 5.4 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 10,102 40.7 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Fremantle (C) aged 15 years and over, 39.1% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 8,190 39.1 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,230 15.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,524 45.5 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Fremantle (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 284 3.4 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,145 13.6 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 316 3.7 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 253 3.0 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 624 7.4 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 461 5.5 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 261 3.1 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 439 5.2 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,804 21.4 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 197 2.3 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,655 31.5 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Fremantle (C) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.3% were in primary school, 16.0% in secondary school and 26.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 8,315 33.5 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,184 8.8 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 567 2.3 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,344 9.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,332 13.4 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 875 3.5 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,882 7.6 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 5 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,579 6.4 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 140 0.6 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,955 11.9 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Fremantle (C), 13.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 11,500 28.4 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 8,018 19.8 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 3,867 9.6 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 3,161 7.8 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 2,693 6.7 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Fremantle (C) were English 28.4%, Australian 19.8%, Irish 9.6%, Scottish 7.8% and Italian 6.7%.

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 Fremantle (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 17,550 60.8 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 2,552 8.8 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
Italy 902 3.1 19,210 0.8 174,042 0.7
New Zealand 691 2.4 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Scotland 307 1.1 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5
Ireland 280 1.0 18,036 0.7 74,888 0.3

In Fremantle (C), 60.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.8%, Italy 3.1%, New Zealand 2.4%, Scotland 1.1% and Ireland 1.0%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 10,832 37.5 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,696 9.3 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,896 6.6 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 10,789 37.3 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Fremantle (C), 37.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 12,745 44.2 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 3,342 11.6 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 1,673 5.8 54,428 2.2 470,138 2.0
New Zealand 849 2.9 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 678 2.3 37,616 1.5 177,536 0.8

In Fremantle (C), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 44.2%, England 11.6%, Italy 5.8%, New Zealand 2.9% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 13,570 47.0 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 3,131 10.9 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 1,510 5.2 44,178 1.8 395,775 1.7
New Zealand 841 2.9 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 634 2.2 34,261 1.4 155,231 0.7

In Fremantle (C), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 47.0%, England 10.9%, Italy 5.2%, New Zealand 2.9% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 12,261 42.4 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 6,680 23.1 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 3,530 12.2 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 3,042 10.5 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Buddhism 461 1.6 52,830 2.1 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Fremantle (C) were No Religion, so described 42.4%, Catholic 23.1%, Not stated 12.2%, Anglican 10.5% and Buddhism 1.6%. In Fremantle (C), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (48.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 1,291 4.5 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
French 298 1.0 9,597 0.4 70,873 0.3
Portuguese 267 0.9 7,070 0.3 48,853 0.2
German 259 0.9 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
Spanish 222 0.8 10,415 0.4 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 22,160 76.8 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 2,308 18.2 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Fremantle (C) 76.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 4.5%, French 1.0%, Portuguese 0.9%, German 0.9% and Spanish 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 8,154 54.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 5,034 33.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 791 5.2 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,109 7.4 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 15,088 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fremantle (C). Of these 54.0% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 7.4% 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
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,949 13.9 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,508 10.8 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,578 11.3 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,084 14.9 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 6,072 43.4 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Fremantle (C), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 4,931 35.3 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 1,929 13.8 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,604 11.5 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,453 10.4 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,427 10.2 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 1,001 7.2 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 884 6.3 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 505 3.6 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Fremantle (C) included Professionals 35.3%, Managers 13.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 11.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.2%, Sales Workers 7.2%, Labourers 6.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 729 5.2 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Higher Education 534 3.8 14,284 1.2 155,985 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 483 3.5 26,557 2.3 253,385 2.4
Primary Education 347 2.5 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 331 2.4 20,488 1.8 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Fremantle (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.2%, Higher Education 3.8%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.5%, Primary Education 2.5% and Secondary Education 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 778 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,173 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,585 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fremantle (C) was $778.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 7,875 56.5 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 815 5.8 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 630 4.5 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Train 568 4.1 25,863 2.2 488,012 4.6
Bus 494 3.5 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,763 12.6 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 8,702 62.2 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Fremantle (C), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 56.5%, Worked at home 5.8%, Walked only 4.5%, Train 4.1% and Bus 3.5%. On the day, 12.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 62.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,753 71.6 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,896 23.8 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,758 11.1 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,281 21.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Fremantle (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.3% 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
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 6,142 24.8 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 7,030 28.3 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 2,815 11.3 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,771 7.1 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fremantle (C), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 3,211 44.3 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,736 37.8 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,180 16.3 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 120 1.7 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Fremantle (C), 37.8% were couple families with children, 44.3% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.9 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.1 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Fremantle (C), 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% 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
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,198 20.1 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 329 5.5 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,371 23.0 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 816 13.7 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 381 6.4 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,038 17.4 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 306 5.1 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 522 8.8 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Fremantle (C), of couple families with children, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 11,516 85.9 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,890 14.1 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Fremantle (C), 85.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 7,083 61.5 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,878 25.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,359 11.8 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 110 1.0 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Fremantle (C), 61.5% were separate houses, 25.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.8% were flats or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 75 0.7 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 980 8.5 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,049 26.5 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,773 41.5 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,375 20.6 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 263 2.3 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fremantle (C), of occupied private dwellings 8.5% had 1 bedroom, 26.5% had 2 bedrooms and 41.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 3,591 31.2 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,633 31.5 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,863 33.5 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 135 1.2 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 297 2.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Fremantle (C), 31.2% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 33.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 7,170 62.3 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,668 31.9 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 677 5.9 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Fremantle (C), of all households, 62.3% were family households, 31.9% were single person households and 5.9% were group households.

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Household income Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Fremantle (C), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 23.0% 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 Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 351 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 1,035 9.0 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,525 39.3 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,978 34.5 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,586 13.8 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 395 3.4 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Fremantle (C), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,610 14.0 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 9,599 83.4 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 306 2.7 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Fremantle (C), 83.4% 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.
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 228 50.8 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 221 49.2 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 26 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Fremantle (C), 50.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.2% were female. The median age was 26 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
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,059 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Fremantle (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,059.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fremantle (C) % Fremantle (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 194 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Fremantle (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $194 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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.