Mount Lawley

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC51011
People 11,125
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 36
Families 2,613
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 5,198
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,893
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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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
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 5,396 48.5 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,730 51.5 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 95 0.9 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 11,125 people in Mount Lawley. Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

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Age Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 515 4.6 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 476 4.3 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 498 4.5 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 604 5.4 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 923 8.3 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,150 10.3 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,104 9.9 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 819 7.4 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 708 6.4 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 717 6.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 732 6.6 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 672 6.0 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 617 5.5 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 540 4.9 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 316 2.8 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 217 2.0 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 190 1.7 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 329 3.0 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Lawley was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 3,794 39.3 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 214 2.2 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 786 8.1 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 451 4.7 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,401 45.6 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Lawley aged 15 years and over, 39.3% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 3,242 40.9 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,118 14.1 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,557 44.9 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Lawley, of people aged 15 years and over, 40.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 95 2.6 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 390 10.6 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 124 3.4 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 108 2.9 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 157 4.3 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 122 3.3 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 309 8.4 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 185 5.0 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,024 27.9 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 90 2.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,071 29.1 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Lawley 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.9% were in primary school, 16.0% in secondary school and 32.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,864 40.0 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 889 9.2 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 208 2.2 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 620 6.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,458 15.1 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 272 2.8 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 559 5.8 235,001 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 379 3.9 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 54 0.6 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,139 11.8 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Lawley, 15.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
English 3,891 25.3 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,783 18.1 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,330 8.7 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 1,052 6.8 122,943 3.7 1,000,006 3.2
Scottish 1,031 6.7 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Mount Lawley were English 25.3%, Australian 18.1%, Irish 8.7%, Italian 6.8% and Scottish 6.7%.

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 Mount Lawley (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 6,492 58.4 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 775 7.0 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
Italy 275 2.5 19,210 0.8 174,042 0.7
New Zealand 221 2.0 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
India 164 1.5 49,385 2.0 455,389 1.9
Scotland 150 1.3 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5

In Mount Lawley, 58.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.0%, Italy 2.5%, New Zealand 2.0%, India 1.5% and Scotland 1.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 4,632 41.6 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 910 8.2 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 700 6.3 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,767 33.9 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Lawley, 33.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 4,477 40.3 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,097 9.9 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 583 5.3 54,428 2.2 470,138 2.0
New Zealand 302 2.7 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 250 2.3 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2

In Mount Lawley, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 40.3%, England 9.9%, Italy 5.3%, New Zealand 2.7% and Scotland 2.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 4,710 42.4 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,035 9.3 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 545 4.9 44,178 1.8 395,775 1.7
New Zealand 279 2.5 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 240 2.2 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1

In Mount Lawley, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 42.4%, England 9.3%, Italy 4.9%, New Zealand 2.5% and Scotland 2.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 4,178 37.6 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,603 23.4 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,340 12.0 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 1,171 10.5 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Eastern Orthodox 278 2.5 23,711 1.0 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in Mount Lawley were No Religion, so described 37.6%, Catholic 23.4%, Not stated 12.0%, Anglican 10.5% and Eastern Orthodox 2.5%. In Mount Lawley, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (49.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Italian 362 3.3 29,401 1.2 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 179 1.6 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
Vietnamese 167 1.5 20,247 0.8 277,400 1.2
Greek 90 0.8 4,790 0.2 237,588 1.0
Spanish 80 0.7 10,415 0.4 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 8,052 72.5 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,071 23.1 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Mount Lawley 72.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 3.3%, Mandarin 1.6%, Vietnamese 1.5%, Greek 0.8% and Spanish 0.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 3,667 57.8 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,995 31.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 305 4.8 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 378 6.0 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 6,345 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Lawley. Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 6.0% 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
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 737 12.3 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 647 10.8 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 616 10.3 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 941 15.8 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,733 45.8 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Lawley, 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Professionals 2,246 37.6 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 928 15.5 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 710 11.9 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 561 9.4 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 548 9.2 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 507 8.5 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 257 4.3 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 142 2.4 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mount Lawley included Professionals 37.6%, Managers 15.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.2%, Sales Workers 8.5%, Labourers 4.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 258 4.4 26,557 2.3 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 236 4.0 41,706 3.6 411,808 3.9
Legal Services 165 2.8 8,209 0.7 104,051 1.0
Higher Education 164 2.8 14,284 1.2 155,985 1.5
State Government Administration 155 2.6 17,770 1.5 158,980 1.5

Of the employed people in Mount Lawley, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 4.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.0%, Legal Services 2.8%, Higher Education 2.8% and State Government Administration 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 932 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 2,555 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,893 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Lawley was $932.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,155 52.8 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 679 11.4 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
Worked at home 296 5.0 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 295 4.9 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 250 4.2 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 980 16.4 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,471 58.1 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Mount Lawley, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 52.8%, Bus 11.4%, Worked at home 5.0%, Walked only 4.9% and Car, as passenger 4.2%. On the day, 16.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 58.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,889 71.4 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,060 21.4 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 891 9.2 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,204 22.9 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Lawley, of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.4% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% 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
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,816 29.2 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,584 26.8 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 906 9.4 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 583 6.0 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Lawley, 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,187 45.4 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,081 41.4 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 286 10.9 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 60 2.3 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Lawley, 41.4% were couple families with children, 45.4% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.8 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.2 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Mount Lawley, 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% 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
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 560 24.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 122 5.4 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 538 23.7 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 346 15.2 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 126 5.5 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 273 12.0 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 116 5.1 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 191 8.4 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Mount Lawley, of couple families with children, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,220 88.2 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 565 11.8 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Mount Lawley, 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,269 53.8 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 846 20.0 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,088 25.8 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 9 0.2 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Lawley, 53.8% were separate houses, 20.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.8% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 379 9.0 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,320 31.2 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,389 32.8 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,037 24.5 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 87 2.1 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 Mount Lawley, of occupied private dwellings 9.0% had 1 bedroom, 31.2% had 2 bedrooms and 32.8% 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
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,270 30.0 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,314 31.0 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,518 35.9 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 34 0.8 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 97 2.3 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Lawley, 30.0% were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 2,595 61.3 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,297 30.7 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 338 8.0 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Mount Lawley, of all households, 61.3% were family households, 30.7% were single person households and 8.0% were group households.

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Household income Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 29.6 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Mount Lawley, 16.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 29.6% 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 Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 370 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 334 7.9 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,707 40.3 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,485 35.1 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 605 14.3 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 104 2.5 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Mount Lawley, 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 386 9.1 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,752 88.7 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 91 2.2 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Mount Lawley, 88.7% 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.
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 46 47.4 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 51 52.6 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mount Lawley, 47.4% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.6% were female. The median age was 27 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
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,625 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Mount Lawley, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Lawley % Mount Lawley Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 310 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,725 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Lawley, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,725.

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.