Fremantle (South Metropolitan)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code SED52205
People 40,243
Male 48.6%
Female 51.4%
Median age 41
Families 10,094
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.6
All private dwellings 20,092
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,436
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,013
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 19,564 48.6 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 20,678 51.4 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 665 1.7 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 40,243 people in Fremantle (South Metropolitan). Of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

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Age Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,179 5.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,992 5.0 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,868 4.6 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,870 4.6 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,169 5.4 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3,034 7.5 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 3,256 8.1 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,842 7.1 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,907 7.2 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,970 7.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,882 7.2 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,676 6.7 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,380 5.9 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,206 5.5 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,584 3.9 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,255 3.1 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,068 2.7 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,100 2.7 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Fremantle (South Metropolitan) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 13,531 39.6 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,109 3.2 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 3,813 11.1 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 2,052 6.0 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 13,695 40.0 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Fremantle (South Metropolitan) aged 15 years and over, 39.6% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 11,476 39.7 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 4,204 14.5 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 13,218 45.7 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 398 3.3 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,643 13.7 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 552 4.6 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 339 2.8 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 946 7.9 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 670 5.6 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 312 2.6 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 644 5.4 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,192 18.2 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 292 2.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,026 33.5 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.1% were in primary school, 16.1% in secondary school and 23.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 9,409 27.5 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,943 8.6 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 866 2.5 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 3,902 11.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 4,620 13.5 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,295 3.8 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,919 8.5 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.0 940 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 209 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,598 7.6 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 261 0.8 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 4,477 13.1 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 13.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.0% 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 Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 14,442 26.1 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 10,767 19.4 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 4,694 8.5 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 4,257 7.7 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2
Scottish 3,992 7.2 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Fremantle (South Metropolitan) were English 26.1%, Australian 19.4%, Irish 8.5%, Italian 7.7% and Scottish 7.2%.

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

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Country of birth Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 23,266 57.9 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 3,235 8.0 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
Italy 1,459 3.6 19,210 0.8 174,042 0.7
New Zealand 1,019 2.5 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Philippines 640 1.6 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0
Scotland 431 1.1 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 57.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.0%, Italy 3.6%, New Zealand 2.5%, Philippines 1.6% and Scotland 1.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 16,318 40.5 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 3,627 9.0 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 2,517 6.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 13,751 34.2 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 34.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 16,348 40.7 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 4,399 10.9 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 2,742 6.8 54,428 2.2 470,138 2.0
New Zealand 1,268 3.2 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 854 2.1 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 40.7%, England 10.9%, Italy 6.8%, New Zealand 3.2% and Scotland 2.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 17,500 43.5 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 4,152 10.3 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 2,444 6.1 44,178 1.8 395,775 1.7
New Zealand 1,254 3.1 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 772 1.9 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 43.5%, England 10.3%, Italy 6.1%, New Zealand 3.1% and Scotland 1.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 15,770 39.2 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 10,432 25.9 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 5,177 12.9 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 3,765 9.4 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Christian, nfd 765 1.9 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Fremantle (South Metropolitan) were No Religion, so described 39.2%, Catholic 25.9%, Not stated 12.9%, Anglican 9.4% and Christian, nfd 1.9%. In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (49.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 2,070 5.1 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
Portuguese 545 1.4 7,070 0.3 48,853 0.2
Croatian 535 1.3 5,556 0.2 56,885 0.2
German 389 1.0 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
Tagalog 377 0.9 15,268 0.6 111,273 0.5
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English only spoken at home 29,167 72.5 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3,816 21.9 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan) 72.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 5.1%, Portuguese 1.4%, Croatian 1.3%, German 1.0% and Tagalog 0.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 11,085 54.5 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 6,537 32.2 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,066 5.2 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,637 8.1 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 20,325 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fremantle (South Metropolitan). Of these 54.5% were employed full time, 32.2% were employed part-time and 8.1% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,392 12.8 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,013 10.8 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,132 11.4 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,994 16.0 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 8,092 43.3 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 5,593 29.9 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,671 14.3 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 2,364 12.7 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,047 11.0 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,967 10.5 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 1,467 7.9 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 1,404 7.5 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 831 4.4 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Fremantle (South Metropolitan) included Professionals 29.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.3%, Managers 12.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.5%, Labourers 7.9%, Sales Workers 7.5% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 862 4.6 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Higher Education 635 3.4 14,284 1.2 155,985 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 627 3.4 26,557 2.3 253,385 2.4
Primary Education 421 2.3 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 417 2.2 20,488 1.8 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.6%, Higher Education 3.4%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.4%, Primary Education 2.3% and Secondary Education 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 719 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,940 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,436 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fremantle (South Metropolitan) was $719.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 11,033 59.1 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 912 4.9 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 760 4.1 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 751 4.0 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Bus 694 3.7 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 2,082 11.1 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 12,250 65.6 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 59.1%, Worked at home 4.9%, Walked only 4.1%, Car, as passenger 4.0% and Bus 3.7%. On the day, 11.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 65.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 23,568 68.9 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,175 23.9 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,690 10.8 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,395 18.7 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 8,009 23.4 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 9,274 27.1 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,667 10.7 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 2,621 7.7 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,310 42.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,841 38.1 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,768 17.5 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 171 1.7 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 38.1% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.4 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.6 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% 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
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,572 19.3 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 397 4.9 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,824 22.4 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,204 14.8 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 510 6.3 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,556 19.1 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 402 4.9 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 691 8.5 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), of couple families with children, 19.3% 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.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 15,797 85.5 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,687 14.5 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 85.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 10,245 64.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,653 23.1 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,604 10.2 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 124 0.8 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 64.9% were separate houses, 23.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.2% were flats or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 69 0.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,152 7.3 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,712 23.5 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 7,116 45.0 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3,315 21.0 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 441 2.8 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), of occupied private dwellings 7.3% had 1 bedroom, 23.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 4,773 30.2 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 5,023 31.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 5,367 34.0 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 149 0.9 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 491 3.1 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 30.2% were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 9,956 63.0 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 4,964 31.4 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 877 5.6 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), of all households, 63.0% were family households, 31.4% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

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Household income Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.2 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 19.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.6 -- 9.7 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,013 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 8.6 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 1,379 8.7 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 6,050 38.3 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 5,532 35.0 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,211 14.0 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 625 4.0 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,556 16.2 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 12,730 80.6 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 513 3.2 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 80.6% 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.
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 336 50.4 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 331 49.6 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), 50.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.6% 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
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 974 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $974.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Fremantle (South Metropolitan) % Fremantle (South Metropolitan) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 204 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,123 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Fremantle (South Metropolitan), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $204 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,123.

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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.