Meckering

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC50913
People 236
Male 54.1%
Female 45.9%
Median age 44
Families 69
Average children per family
for families with children 2.2
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 114
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,089
Median monthly mortgage repayments $900
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 126 54.1 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 107 45.9 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 236 people in Meckering. Of these 54.1% were male and 45.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

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Age Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 12 5.5 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 20 9.1 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 11 5.0 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 9 4.1 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 4 1.8 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 5 2.3 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 17 7.8 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 12 5.5 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 16 7.3 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 20 9.1 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 18 8.2 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 25 11.4 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 19 8.7 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 11 5.0 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 7 3.2 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 7 3.2 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 3 1.4 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.4 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Meckering was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 97 52.7 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 11 6.0 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 23 12.5 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 9 4.9 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 44 23.9 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Meckering aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 17.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 87 54.0 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 28 17.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 46 28.6 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Meckering, of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 3 5.3 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 18 31.6 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 15.8 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3 5.3 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 4 7.0 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 5.3 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 17 29.8 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Meckering 21.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 51.9% were in primary school, 14.8% in secondary school and 5.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4 2.1 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 11 5.7 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 8 4.2 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 24 12.5 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 44 22.9 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 18 9.4 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 36 18.8 235,001 11.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 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 21 10.9 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 19 9.9 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Meckering, 22.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 118 36.3 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
English 116 35.7 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Scottish 34 10.5 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 24 7.4 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
German 12 3.7 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Meckering were Australian 36.3%, English 35.7%, Scottish 10.5%, Irish 7.4% and German 3.7%.

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 Meckering (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 192 82.8 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 11 4.7 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
England 11 4.7 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
Scotland 3 1.3 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5
Netherlands 3 1.3 9,133 0.4 70,172 0.3
South Africa 3 1.3 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7

In Meckering, 82.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.7%, England 4.7%, Scotland 1.3%, Netherlands 1.3% and South Africa 1.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 33 13.8 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 10 4.2 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 19 7.9 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 166 69.2 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Meckering, 69.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 181 76.4 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 17 7.2 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 15 6.3 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Poland 5 2.1 12,552 0.5 110,079 0.5
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3 1.3 37,616 1.5 177,536 0.8

In Meckering, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 76.4%, England 7.2%, New Zealand 6.3%, Poland 2.1% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 176 76.5 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 19 8.3 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 10 4.3 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 4 1.7 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3 1.3 34,261 1.4 155,231 0.7

In Meckering, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 76.5%, England 8.3%, New Zealand 4.3%, Scotland 1.7% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 85 36.6 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 51 22.0 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 51 22.0 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Uniting Church 20 8.6 56,688 2.3 870,183 3.7
Not stated 14 6.0 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Meckering were No Religion, so described 36.6%, Anglican 22.0%, Catholic 22.0%, Uniting Church 8.6% and Not stated 6.0%. In Meckering, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (61.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English only spoken at home 229 97.0 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3 3.2 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Meckering 97.0% of people only spoke English at home. There were no other responses for language spoken at home.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 60 55.0 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 34 31.2 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 10 9.2 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 5 4.6 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 109 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Meckering. Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 4.6% 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
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 10 9.3 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 15 13.9 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 11 10.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 16 14.8 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 49 45.4 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Meckering, 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Managers 25 23.1 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 17 15.7 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Labourers 15 13.9 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 13 12.0 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 11 10.2 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 9 8.3 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Sales Workers 8 7.4 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 7 6.5 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6

The most common occupations in Meckering included Managers 23.1%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 15.7%, Labourers 13.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.0%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.2%, Professionals 8.3%, Sales Workers 7.4% and Clerical and Administrative Workers 6.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Other Grain Growing 11 14.5 4,000 0.3 19,053 0.2
Grain-Sheep or Grain-Beef Cattle Farming 9 11.8 4,107 0.4 15,056 0.1
Primary Education 9 11.8 29,683 2.6 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 8 10.5 20,488 1.8 177,487 1.7
Sheep Farming (Specialised) 3 3.9 2,232 0.2 18,197 0.2

Of the employed people in Meckering, the most common responses for industry of employment included Other Grain Growing 14.5%, Grain-Sheep or Grain-Beef Cattle Farming 11.8%, Primary Education 11.8%, Secondary Education 10.5% and Sheep Farming (Specialised) 3.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 548 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,318 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,089 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Meckering was $548.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 54 51.4 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 11 10.5 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Truck 6 5.7 8,503 0.7 85,892 0.8
Car, as passenger 4 3.8 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Other 3 2.9 15,822 1.4 73,512 0.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 0 0.0 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 56 54.4 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Meckering, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 51.4%, Worked at home 10.5%, Truck 5.7%, Car, as passenger 3.8% and Other 2.9%. On the day, 0.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 54.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 141 73.8 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 52 27.7 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 22 12.2 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 51 27.1 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Meckering, of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.1% 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
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 39 20.6 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 58 30.7 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 26 13.8 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 16 8.5 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Meckering, 30.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 38 56.7 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 23 34.3 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 6 9.0 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Meckering, 34.3% were couple families with children, 56.7% were couple families without children and 9.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 100.0 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Meckering, 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% 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
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 8 11.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.3 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 27.5 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 13 18.8 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 4 5.8 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 14 20.3 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 8 11.6 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 0 0.0 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Meckering, of couple families with children, 11.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 27.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 84 80.8 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 19.2 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Meckering, 80.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 84 100.0 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Meckering, 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.4 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 9 10.3 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 47 54.0 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 25 28.7 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.4 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Meckering, of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 54.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 43 48.9 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 33 37.5 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8 9.1 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 4 4.5 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Meckering, 48.9% were owned outright, 37.5% were owned with a mortgage and 9.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 67 75.3 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 18 20.2 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 4 4.5 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Meckering, of all households, 75.3% were family households, 20.2% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

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Household income Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Meckering, 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 7.6% 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 Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 180 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 900 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 0 0.0 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 23 27.1 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 31 36.5 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 28 32.9 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.5 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Meckering, 27.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 14 17.3 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 64 79.0 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 3 3.7 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Meckering, 79.0% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 0 0.0 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 0 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Meckering, 0.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 0 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Meckering, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0 persons, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Meckering % Meckering Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Meckering, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.