Irwin (S)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA54060
People 3,569
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 49
Families 997
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 1,981
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,085
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

(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
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 1,799 50.4 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,772 49.6 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 84 2.4 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,569 people in Irwin (S). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

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Age Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 156 4.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 234 6.6 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 215 6.0 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 196 5.5 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 104 2.9 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 107 3.0 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 176 4.9 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 170 4.8 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 214 6.0 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 216 6.1 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 271 7.6 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 262 7.4 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 328 9.2 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 314 8.8 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 256 7.2 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 162 4.5 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 98 2.7 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 85 2.4 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Irwin (S) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 1,594 53.7 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 87 2.9 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 311 10.5 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 179 6.0 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 795 26.8 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Irwin (S) aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,325 53.0 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 317 12.7 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 860 34.4 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Irwin (S), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 47 5.0 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 243 25.7 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 1.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 24 2.5 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 109 11.5 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 95 10.0 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 25 2.6 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 5.6 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 31 3.3 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 7 0.7 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 303 32.0 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Irwin (S) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 8.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 210 7.1 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 212 7.2 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 97 3.3 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 539 18.2 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 358 12.1 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 206 6.9 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 547 18.4 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 295 9.9 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 8 0.3 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 404 13.6 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Irwin (S), 12.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 1,648 34.1 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
English 1,587 32.9 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 352 7.3 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 341 7.1 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
German 141 2.9 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Irwin (S) were Australian 34.1%, English 32.9%, Irish 7.3%, Scottish 7.1% and German 2.9%.

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 Irwin (S) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 2,782 78.3 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 196 5.5 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 107 3.0 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Scotland 30 0.8 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5
Netherlands 21 0.6 9,133 0.4 70,172 0.3
Germany 16 0.5 10,958 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Irwin (S), 78.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.5%, New Zealand 3.0%, Scotland 0.8%, Netherlands 0.6% and Germany 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 620 17.4 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 279 7.8 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 191 5.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,229 62.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Irwin (S), 62.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 2,429 68.1 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 325 9.1 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 156 4.4 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 67 1.9 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 44 1.2 23,636 1.0 175,354 0.7

In Irwin (S), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 68.1%, England 9.1%, New Zealand 4.4%, Scotland 1.9% and Netherlands 1.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 2,519 70.6 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 306 8.6 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 143 4.0 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 57 1.6 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1
Germany 38 1.1 17,930 0.7 169,618 0.7

In Irwin (S), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 70.6%, England 8.6%, New Zealand 4.0%, Scotland 1.6% and Germany 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,164 32.8 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 916 25.8 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 688 19.4 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 321 9.0 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 170 4.8 56,688 2.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Irwin (S) were No Religion, so described 32.8%, Anglican 25.8%, Catholic 19.4%, Not stated 9.0% and Uniting Church 4.8%. In Irwin (S), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (62.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
German 17 0.5 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
Thai 14 0.4 6,403 0.3 55,444 0.2
Filipino 6 0.2 10,317 0.4 71,220 0.3
Dutch 5 0.1 5,100 0.2 33,835 0.1
Vietnamese 4 0.1 20,247 0.8 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 3,256 91.5 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 47 3.0 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Irwin (S) 91.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Thai 0.4%, Filipino 0.2%, Dutch 0.1% and Vietnamese 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 758 50.2 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 523 34.6 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 111 7.4 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 118 7.8 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 1,510 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Irwin (S). Of these 50.2% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 7.8% 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
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 219 15.7 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 131 9.4 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 172 12.4 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 157 11.3 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 604 43.4 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Irwin (S), 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% 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
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 270 19.5 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 209 15.1 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 207 14.9 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 173 12.5 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 155 11.2 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 125 9.0 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 123 8.9 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 89 6.4 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Irwin (S) included Technicians and Trades Workers 19.5%, Managers 15.1%, Labourers 14.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.5%, Professionals 11.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.0%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.9% and Sales Workers 6.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Accommodation 62 4.8 11,073 1.0 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 57 4.4 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Secondary Education 41 3.2 20,488 1.8 177,487 1.7
Rock Lobster and Crab Potting 40 3.1 546 0.0 1,103 0.0
Iron Ore Mining 39 3.0 28,510 2.5 33,163 0.3

Of the employed people in Irwin (S), the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 4.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.4%, Secondary Education 3.2%, Rock Lobster and Crab Potting 3.1% and Iron Ore Mining 3.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 547 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,351 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,085 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Irwin (S) was $547.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 824 59.6 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 118 8.5 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 66 4.8 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Walked only 58 4.2 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Bus 27 2.0 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 30 2.2 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 903 65.0 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Irwin (S), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 59.6%, Worked at home 8.5%, Car, as passenger 4.8%, Walked only 4.2% and Bus 2.0%. On the day, 2.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 65.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,076 70.2 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 706 23.8 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 318 10.7 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 770 26.0 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Irwin (S), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.0% 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
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 472 15.9 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 696 23.5 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 441 14.9 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 469 15.8 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Irwin (S), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 531 53.8 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 340 34.4 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 107 10.8 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 0.9 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Irwin (S), 34.4% were couple families with children, 53.8% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 12.5 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.5 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Irwin (S), 12.5% of single parents were male and 87.5% 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
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 111 12.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 43 4.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 154 17.5 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 98 11.1 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 48 5.5 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 253 28.8 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 57 6.5 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 116 13.2 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Irwin (S), of couple families with children, 12.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 17.5% 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 Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,410 78.2 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 393 21.8 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Irwin (S), 78.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,267 89.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 3.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 48 3.4 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 37 2.6 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Irwin (S), 89.9% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 74 5.2 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 152 10.8 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 585 41.4 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 566 40.1 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 2.1 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Irwin (S), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 10.8% had 2 bedrooms and 41.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 588 41.9 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 399 28.5 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 365 26.0 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 11 0.8 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 39 2.8 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Irwin (S), 41.9% were owned outright, 28.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 987 70.2 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 389 27.7 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 29 2.1 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Irwin (S), of all households, 70.2% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Irwin (S), 28.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.5% 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 Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 240 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 50 3.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 408 28.9 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 512 36.2 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 377 26.7 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 66 4.7 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Irwin (S), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 270 19.2 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,098 78.0 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 39 2.8 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Irwin (S), 78.0% 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.
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 40 46.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 46 53.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 44 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Irwin (S), 46.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.5% were female. The median age was 44 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
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,093 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Irwin (S), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,093.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Irwin (S) % Irwin (S) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 140 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,867 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Irwin (S), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,867.

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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.