Kwinana (C)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA54830
People 38,918
Male 51.3%
Female 48.7%
Median age 32
Families 10,061
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 15,300
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,471
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,813
Median weekly rent $325
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
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 19,970 51.3 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 18,948 48.7 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,406 3.6 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 38,918 people in Kwinana (C). Of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

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Age Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 3,391 8.7 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,955 7.6 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,335 6.0 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,296 5.9 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,875 7.4 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3,548 9.1 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 4,032 10.4 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 3,169 8.1 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,789 7.2 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,556 6.6 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,079 5.3 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,792 4.6 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,511 3.9 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,255 3.2 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 908 2.3 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 666 1.7 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 439 1.1 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 324 0.8 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Kwinana (C) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 13,892 45.9 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,119 3.7 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,539 8.4 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,039 3.4 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 11,647 38.5 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Kwinana (C) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 11,818 45.6 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,629 14.0 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 10,443 40.3 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Kwinana (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 544 4.2 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,470 19.2 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 476 3.7 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 636 4.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,424 11.1 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 331 2.6 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 461 3.6 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 801 6.2 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,296 10.1 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 335 2.6 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,100 31.8 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Kwinana (C) 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 17.2% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,313 14.3 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,317 7.7 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,140 3.8 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,704 15.6 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 4,697 15.5 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,867 6.2 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 4,206 13.9 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 24 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 1,826 6.0 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 118 0.4 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 4,239 14.0 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Kwinana (C), 15.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 14,367 27.3 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 11,739 22.3 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 2,956 5.6 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 2,726 5.2 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Filipino 1,918 3.6 35,456 1.1 304,015 1.0

The most common ancestries in Kwinana (C) were English 27.3%, Australian 22.3%, Scottish 5.6%, Irish 5.2% and Filipino 3.6%.

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

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Country of birth Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 22,541 58.0 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 2,874 7.4 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 2,027 5.2 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Philippines 1,757 4.5 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0
India 1,282 3.3 49,385 2.0 455,389 1.9
South Africa 560 1.4 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7

In Kwinana (C), 58.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.4%, New Zealand 5.2%, Philippines 4.5%, India 3.3% and South Africa 1.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 16,682 42.9 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,876 7.4 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,338 6.0 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 13,067 33.6 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Kwinana (C), 33.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 15,483 39.8 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 4,452 11.4 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 2,411 6.2 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Philippines 1,971 5.1 33,259 1.3 270,177 1.2
India 1,710 4.4 70,114 2.8 616,939 2.6

In Kwinana (C), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 39.8%, England 11.4%, New Zealand 6.2%, Philippines 5.1% and India 4.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 16,091 41.4 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 4,316 11.1 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 2,438 6.3 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Philippines 2,076 5.3 38,495 1.6 325,049 1.4
India 1,690 4.3 68,962 2.8 605,777 2.6

In Kwinana (C), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 41.4%, England 11.1%, New Zealand 6.3%, Philippines 5.3% and India 4.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 13,113 33.7 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 7,450 19.1 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 4,943 12.7 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 4,843 12.4 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Christian, nfd 1,633 4.2 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Kwinana (C) were No Religion, so described 33.7%, Catholic 19.1%, Not stated 12.7%, Anglican 12.4% and Christian, nfd 4.2%. In Kwinana (C), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (52.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Tagalog 881 2.3 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
Filipino 629 1.6 10,317 0.4 71,220 0.3
Punjabi 518 1.3 12,223 0.5 132,496 0.6
Mandarin 455 1.2 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Hindi 317 0.8 10,747 0.4 159,652 0.7
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English only spoken at home 27,816 71.4 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 2,943 21.3 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Kwinana (C) 71.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Tagalog 2.3%, Filipino 1.6%, Punjabi 1.3%, Mandarin 1.2% and Hindi 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 10,802 57.4 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 4,985 26.5 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,016 5.4 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,029 10.8 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 18,832 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kwinana (C). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 26.5% were employed part-time and 10.8% 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
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,724 10.3 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,497 8.9 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,764 10.5 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,643 21.7 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 7,159 42.6 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Kwinana (C), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 3,106 18.5 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 2,382 14.2 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 2,180 13.0 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 2,078 12.4 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,964 11.7 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,842 11.0 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 1,625 9.7 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 1,296 7.7 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Kwinana (C) included Technicians and Trades Workers 18.5%, Professionals 14.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.0%, Labourers 12.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.7%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 11.0%, Sales Workers 9.7% and Managers 7.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 552 3.3 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 547 3.3 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Aged Care Residential Services 482 2.9 21,177 1.8 211,621 2.0
Takeaway Food Services 466 2.8 20,942 1.8 189,447 1.8
Road Freight Transport 373 2.2 15,673 1.4 129,528 1.2

Of the employed people in Kwinana (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.3%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.9%, Takeaway Food Services 2.8% and Road Freight Transport 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 684 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,669 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,471 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kwinana (C) was $684.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 10,628 63.3 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Train 969 5.8 25,863 2.2 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 805 4.8 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 413 2.5 14,225 1.2 104,122 1.0
Worked at home 409 2.4 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 2,280 13.6 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 11,996 71.4 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Kwinana (C), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 63.3%, Train 5.8%, Car, as passenger 4.8%, Train, bus 2.5% and Worked at home 2.4%. On the day, 13.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 71.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,856 65.7 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9,423 31.2 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,885 9.5 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,114 13.6 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Kwinana (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% 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, 13.6% 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
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 6,253 20.7 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 7,529 24.9 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,137 10.4 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,937 9.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kwinana (C), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 3,357 33.4 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 4,668 46.4 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,855 18.4 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 182 1.8 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Kwinana (C), 46.4% were couple families with children, 33.4% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.1 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.9 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Kwinana (C), 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% 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
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,649 20.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 245 3.1 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,608 20.0 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,640 20.4 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 472 5.9 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,204 15.0 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 521 6.5 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 685 8.5 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Kwinana (C), of couple families with children, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 12,881 89.7 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,475 10.3 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Kwinana (C), 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 11,648 90.4 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 687 5.3 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 440 3.4 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 67 0.5 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Kwinana (C), 90.4% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 215 1.7 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,025 8.0 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 4,974 38.6 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 6,379 49.5 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 287 2.2 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kwinana (C), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 8.0% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,087 16.2 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 6,982 54.2 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,444 26.7 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 64 0.5 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 311 2.4 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Kwinana (C), 16.2% were owned outright, 54.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 9,774 75.8 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,702 21.0 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 416 3.2 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Kwinana (C), of all households, 75.8% were family households, 21.0% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

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Household income Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.5 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Kwinana (C), 17.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.5% 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 Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 325 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,813 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 633 4.9 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,200 32.6 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 5,056 39.3 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,621 20.3 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 371 2.9 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Kwinana (C), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,616 12.5 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 10,967 85.1 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 304 2.4 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Kwinana (C), 85.1% 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.
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 869 61.9 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 534 38.1 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Kwinana (C), 61.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 38.1% were female. The median age was 24 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
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,157 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Kwinana (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,157.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Kwinana (C) % Kwinana (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Kwinana (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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.