Mandurah (C)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA55110
People 80,813
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 43
Families 22,213
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 40,766
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,162
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,820
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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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
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 39,188 48.5 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 41,620 51.5 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,718 2.1 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 80,813 people in Mandurah (C). Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

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Age Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 4,669 5.8 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 5,099 6.3 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 4,791 5.9 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 4,849 6.0 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 4,340 5.4 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,207 5.2 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 4,590 5.7 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 4,348 5.4 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 4,933 6.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 5,173 6.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 5,270 6.5 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 5,075 6.3 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 5,151 6.4 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 5,496 6.8 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,612 5.7 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,672 4.5 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,412 3.0 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,124 2.6 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mandurah (C) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 33,393 50.4 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,625 4.0 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 6,822 10.3 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 4,171 6.3 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 19,252 29.1 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mandurah (C) aged 15 years and over, 50.4% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 28,317 49.5 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,680 11.7 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 22,156 38.8 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Mandurah (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 845 3.8 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 4,440 20.1 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,135 5.1 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,080 4.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 2,525 11.4 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,020 4.6 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,298 5.9 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,344 6.1 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,948 8.8 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 565 2.6 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 5,858 26.6 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Mandurah (C) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 7,058 10.7 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 5,666 8.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,390 3.6 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 11,617 17.5 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 9,447 14.3 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 4,368 6.6 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 10,790 16.3 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 43 0.1 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 6 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 5,168 7.8 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 130 0.2 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 7,486 11.3 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mandurah (C), 14.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 38,278 34.7 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 28,968 26.2 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 8,213 7.4 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 7,930 7.2 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
German 2,628 2.4 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Mandurah (C) were English 34.7%, Australian 26.2%, Scottish 7.4%, Irish 7.2% and German 2.4%.

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

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Country of birth Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 52,883 65.5 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 9,166 11.3 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 3,210 4.0 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
South Africa 1,317 1.6 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
Scotland 1,028 1.3 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5
Philippines 838 1.0 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0

In Mandurah (C), 65.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 11.3%, New Zealand 4.0%, South Africa 1.6%, Scotland 1.3% and Philippines 1.0%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 26,453 32.7 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 6,302 7.8 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 4,959 6.1 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 37,215 46.1 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Mandurah (C), 46.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 42,406 52.5 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 12,300 15.2 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 3,898 4.8 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 1,969 2.4 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1,472 1.8 37,616 1.5 177,536 0.8

In Mandurah (C), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 52.5%, England 15.2%, New Zealand 4.8%, Scotland 2.4% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 43,876 54.3 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 11,757 14.6 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 3,841 4.8 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 1,891 2.3 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1
South Africa 1,486 1.8 47,681 1.9 193,412 0.8

In Mandurah (C), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 54.3%, England 14.6%, New Zealand 4.8%, Scotland 2.3% and South Africa 1.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 26,587 32.9 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 17,459 21.6 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 14,912 18.5 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 7,469 9.2 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 2,721 3.4 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Mandurah (C) were No Religion, so described 32.9%, Anglican 21.6%, Catholic 18.5%, Not stated 9.2% and Christian, nfd 3.4%. In Mandurah (C), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Afrikaans 556 0.7 14,208 0.6 43,741 0.2
Tagalog 359 0.4 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
Italian 283 0.4 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 278 0.3 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Filipino 274 0.3 10,317 0.4 71,220 0.3
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English only spoken at home 70,172 86.8 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 2,840 8.8 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Mandurah (C) 86.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Afrikaans 0.7%, Tagalog 0.4%, Italian 0.4%, Mandarin 0.3% and Filipino 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 17,983 51.6 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 10,929 31.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 2,123 6.1 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 3,787 10.9 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 34,822 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mandurah (C). Of these 51.6% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 10.9% 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
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 4,059 13.1 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 3,222 10.4 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 3,648 11.8 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 5,279 17.0 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 12,709 40.9 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mandurah (C), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 6,114 19.7 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 4,359 14.0 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 3,749 12.1 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3,573 11.5 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 3,501 11.3 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 3,235 10.4 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3,167 10.2 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Managers 2,817 9.1 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Mandurah (C) included Technicians and Trades Workers 19.7%, Professionals 14.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.5%, Labourers 11.3%, Sales Workers 10.4%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.2% and Managers 9.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Primary Education 1,026 3.3 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Iron Ore Mining 1,016 3.3 28,510 2.5 33,163 0.3
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 926 3.0 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 887 2.9 21,177 1.8 211,621 2.0
Alumina Production 820 2.6 3,157 0.3 4,756 0.0

Of the employed people in Mandurah (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Primary Education 3.3%, Iron Ore Mining 3.3%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.9% and Alumina Production 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 555 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,435 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,162 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mandurah (C) was $555.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 19,589 63.1 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 1,631 5.3 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 1,196 3.9 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Bus 906 2.9 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
Other 610 2.0 15,822 1.4 73,512 0.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 2,330 7.5 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 22,029 71.0 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Mandurah (C), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 63.1%, Car, as passenger 5.3%, Worked at home 3.9%, Bus 2.9% and Other 2.0%. On the day, 7.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 71.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 45,108 68.1 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 17,610 26.6 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,933 10.5 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,614 16.0 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Mandurah (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.0% 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
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 12,347 18.6 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 16,714 25.2 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 8,367 12.6 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 7,676 11.6 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mandurah (C), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 10,148 45.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 8,261 37.2 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 3,567 16.1 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 239 1.1 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mandurah (C), 37.2% were couple families with children, 45.7% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.9 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.1 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Mandurah (C), 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% 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
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 2,401 13.0 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 594 3.2 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,216 17.5 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 2,648 14.4 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,144 6.2 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 5,424 29.5 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 995 5.4 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,984 10.8 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Mandurah (C), of couple families with children, 13.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 17.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 30,473 78.3 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 8,465 21.7 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Mandurah (C), 78.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 24,879 81.6 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,049 13.3 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,254 4.1 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 222 0.7 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (C), 81.6% were separate houses, 13.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 62 0.2 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 876 2.9 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,511 11.5 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 10,398 34.1 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 14,929 49.0 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 694 2.3 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mandurah (C), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 34.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 9,566 31.4 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 10,993 36.1 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8,263 27.1 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 850 2.8 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 802 2.6 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (C), 31.4% were owned outright, 36.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 21,835 71.7 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 7,795 25.6 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 842 2.8 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Mandurah (C), of all households, 71.7% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

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Household income Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 25.2 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Mandurah (C), 25.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.5% 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 Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 1,386 4.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 11,352 37.3 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 11,239 36.9 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 5,496 18.0 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,001 3.3 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Mandurah (C), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,513 14.8 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 25,183 82.6 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 780 2.6 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Mandurah (C), 82.6% 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.
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 840 49.0 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 875 51.0 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mandurah (C), 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% 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
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,170 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Mandurah (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,170.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mandurah (C) % Mandurah (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 309 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,917 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Mandurah (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $309 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,917.

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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.