Stirling (C)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA57910
People 210,208
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 36
Families 54,846
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 96,536
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,563
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $350
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
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 102,664 48.8 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 107,542 51.2 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,227 1.1 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 210,208 people in Stirling (C). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 13,027 6.2 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 11,685 5.6 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 10,687 5.1 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 10,760 5.1 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 13,388 6.4 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 19,299 9.2 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 20,228 9.6 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 15,753 7.5 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 14,555 6.9 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 13,607 6.5 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 12,533 6.0 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 11,689 5.6 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 10,530 5.0 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 9,351 4.4 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 7,353 3.5 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 6,164 2.9 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,694 2.2 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4,902 2.3 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Stirling (C) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 81,130 46.4 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,916 2.8 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 15,370 8.8 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 8,803 5.0 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 64,592 36.9 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Stirling (C) aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 71,403 45.7 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 17,083 10.9 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 67,591 43.3 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Stirling (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,356 3.8 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 9,211 14.7 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,990 6.4 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,891 3.0 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 5,345 8.5 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3,323 5.3 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3,077 4.9 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4,502 7.2 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 11,956 19.1 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 2,038 3.2 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 15,047 24.0 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Stirling (C) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.1% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 26.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 50,594 28.9 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 17,205 9.8 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,387 2.5 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 18,207 10.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 28,632 16.4 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 7,185 4.1 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 14,867 8.5 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 70 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 23 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 10,172 5.8 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 1,590 0.9 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 16,919 9.7 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Stirling (C), 16.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 12.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 64,012 22.8 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 51,117 18.2 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 20,074 7.2 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 18,840 6.7 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2
Scottish 15,441 5.5 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Stirling (C) were English 22.8%, Australian 18.2%, Irish 7.2%, Italian 6.7% and Scottish 5.5%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Stirling (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 116,525 55.4 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 11,267 5.4 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
India 6,603 3.1 49,385 2.0 455,389 1.9
New Zealand 5,131 2.4 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Italy 4,080 1.9 19,210 0.8 174,042 0.7
South Africa 3,775 1.8 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7

In Stirling (C), 55.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.4%, India 3.1%, New Zealand 2.4%, Italy 1.9% and South Africa 1.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 102,966 49.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 15,848 7.5 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 11,537 5.5 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 65,123 31.0 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Stirling (C), 31.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 76,956 36.6 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 17,150 8.2 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 10,302 4.9 54,428 2.2 470,138 2.0
India 8,740 4.2 70,114 2.8 616,939 2.6
New Zealand 6,111 2.9 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6

In Stirling (C), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 36.6%, England 8.2%, Italy 4.9%, India 4.2% and New Zealand 2.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 81,476 38.8 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 15,789 7.5 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 8,849 4.2 44,178 1.8 395,775 1.7
India 8,676 4.1 68,962 2.8 605,777 2.6
New Zealand 5,872 2.8 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6

In Stirling (C), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 38.8%, England 7.5%, Italy 4.2%, India 4.1% and New Zealand 2.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 60,284 28.7 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 54,032 25.7 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 22,023 10.5 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 20,046 9.5 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Islam 7,126 3.4 50,649 2.0 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Stirling (C) were No Religion, so described 28.7%, Catholic 25.7%, Anglican 10.5%, Not stated 9.5% and Islam 3.4%. In Stirling (C), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 6,452 3.1 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
Vietnamese 4,429 2.1 20,247 0.8 277,400 1.2
Mandarin 4,286 2.0 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Macedonian 2,584 1.2 5,849 0.2 66,019 0.3
Cantonese 2,521 1.2 19,339 0.8 280,943 1.2
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English only spoken at home 139,376 66.3 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 24,782 28.7 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Stirling (C) 66.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 3.1%, Vietnamese 2.1%, Mandarin 2.0%, Macedonian 1.2% and Cantonese 1.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 63,548 57.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 34,873 31.3 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 5,004 4.5 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 8,126 7.3 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 111,551 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stirling (C). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 7.3% 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
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 12,521 12.1 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 11,364 11.0 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 10,988 10.6 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 18,459 17.8 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 45,088 43.6 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Stirling (C), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 27,643 26.7 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 13,929 13.5 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 13,895 13.4 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 12,941 12.5 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 10,834 10.5 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 9,295 9.0 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 8,645 8.4 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4,688 4.5 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Stirling (C) included Professionals 26.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.4%, Managers 12.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.5%, Sales Workers 9.0%, Labourers 8.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4,278 4.1 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 3,018 2.9 26,557 2.3 253,385 2.4
Primary Education 2,427 2.3 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,277 2.2 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
State Government Administration 2,220 2.1 17,770 1.5 158,980 1.5

Of the employed people in Stirling (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.1%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.9%, Primary Education 2.3%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.2% and State Government Administration 2.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 766 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,001 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,563 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stirling (C) was $766.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 67,688 65.5 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 5,136 5.0 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
Car, as passenger 4,757 4.6 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3,888 3.8 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Train 2,000 1.9 25,863 2.2 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 11,143 10.8 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 74,797 72.3 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Stirling (C), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 65.5%, Bus 5.0%, Car, as passenger 4.6%, Worked at home 3.8% and Train 1.9%. On the day, 10.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 122,084 69.8 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 45,654 26.1 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 17,519 10.0 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 32,048 18.3 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Stirling (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% 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
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 43,578 24.9 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 46,221 26.4 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 18,347 10.5 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 13,948 8.0 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stirling (C), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 22,310 40.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 23,482 42.8 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 7,811 14.2 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 1,237 2.3 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Stirling (C), 42.8% were couple families with children, 40.7% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.4 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.6 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Stirling (C), 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% 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
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 9,477 20.7 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 2,239 4.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 10,281 22.4 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 7,001 15.3 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,866 6.3 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8,142 17.8 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,275 5.0 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3,518 7.7 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Stirling (C), of couple families with children, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 81,426 88.9 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 10,123 11.1 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Stirling (C), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 44,784 55.0 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29,185 35.8 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7,208 8.9 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 67 0.1 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Stirling (C), 55.0% were separate houses, 35.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.9% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 98 0.1 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3,295 4.0 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 15,698 19.3 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 37,960 46.6 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 22,608 27.8 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,756 2.2 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Stirling (C), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 19.3% had 2 bedrooms and 46.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 24,117 29.6 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 27,897 34.3 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 26,584 32.6 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 800 1.0 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 2,025 2.5 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Stirling (C), 29.6% were owned outright, 34.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 53,820 66.1 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 23,645 29.0 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,954 4.9 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Stirling (C), of all households, 66.1% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

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Household income Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Stirling (C), 19.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.9% 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 Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 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 Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 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 Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 5,047 6.2 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 30,064 36.9 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 31,106 38.2 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 12,838 15.8 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,376 2.9 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Stirling (C), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 11,003 13.5 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 68,465 84.1 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,955 2.4 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Stirling (C), 84.1% 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.
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 1,067 47.7 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 1,168 52.3 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Stirling (C), 47.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.3% were female. The median age was 25 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
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,217 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Stirling (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,217.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Stirling (C) % Stirling (C) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,998 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Stirling (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 $1,998.

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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.