West Island

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC90005
People 140
Male 53.6%
Female 46.4%
Median age 43
Families 39
Average children per family
for families with children 1.4
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 65
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,536
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $85
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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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
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Male 74 53.6 2,462 53.7 11,546,638 49.3
Female 64 46.4 2,120 46.3 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 231 5.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 140 people in West Island. Of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

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Age West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 9 6.8 262 5.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 17 12.9 285 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 0 0.0 263 5.7 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 0 0.0 215 4.7 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3 2.3 210 4.6 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 0 0.0 262 5.7 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 20 15.2 316 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 9 6.8 321 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 18 13.6 325 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 12 9.1 332 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 12 9.1 378 8.2 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 11 8.3 376 8.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 5 3.8 335 7.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 12 9.1 295 6.4 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 0 0.0 180 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 0 0.0 122 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4 3.0 68 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 58 1.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in West Island was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Married 73 59.3 1,933 51.2 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 0 0.0 128 3.4 608,059 3.2
Divorced 17 13.8 321 8.5 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 0 0.0 182 4.8 985,204 5.2
Never married 33 26.8 1,211 32.1 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in West Island aged 15 years and over, 59.3% were married and 7.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 57 67.9 1,382 52.2 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 11 13.1 313 11.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 16 19.0 953 36.0 7,024,973 41.9

In West Island, of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Preschool 0 0.0 74 4.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 18 46.2 348 22.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 0 0.0 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 4 0.3 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 240 15.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 3 0.2 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 0 0.0 6 0.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 7.7 36 2.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 7.7 42 2.7 1,160,626 16.1
Other 0 0.0 27 1.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 15 38.5 802 50.7 1,707,023 23.7

In West Island 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 46.2% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 31 29.2 459 12.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 15 14.2 279 7.4 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3 2.8 98 2.6 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 13 12.3 511 13.6 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3 2.8 489 13.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 3 2.8 145 3.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 0 0.0 394 10.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 5 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 0 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 4 3.8 257 6.8 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 14 13.2 125 3.3 145,844 0.8
Not stated 21 19.8 882 23.4 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in West Island, 2.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 14.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
English 44 26.0 955 16.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 42 24.9 1,095 18.7 7,298,243 23.3
Malay 15 8.9 370 6.3 46,079 0.1
Scottish 11 6.5 224 3.8 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 11 6.5 213 3.6 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in West Island were English 26.0%, Australian 24.9%, Malay 8.9%, Scottish 6.5% and Irish 6.5%.

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 West Island (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australia 102 76.1 2,151 47.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Singapore 7 5.2 51 1.1 54,939 0.2
New Zealand 6 4.5 366 8.0 518,466 2.2
England 3 2.2 114 2.5 907,570 3.9

In West Island, 76.1% of people were born in Australia. The only other responses for country of birth were Singapore 5.2%, New Zealand 4.5% and England 2.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 28 19.7 1,411 30.8 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 6 4.2 328 7.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9 6.3 345 7.5 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 75 52.8 1,738 37.9 11,070,538 47.3

In West Island, 52.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australia 89 71.2 1,808 39.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 8 6.4 188 4.1 1,403,096 6.0
Singapore 4 3.2 72 1.6 46,364 0.2
New Zealand 3 2.4 364 8.0 617,331 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 3 2.4 23 0.5 177,536 0.8

In West Island, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 71.2%, England 6.4%, Singapore 3.2%, New Zealand 2.4% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 2.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Australia 80 63.0 1,791 39.3 12,643,365 54.0
England 9 7.1 182 4.0 1,302,147 5.6
Singapore 4 3.1 71 1.6 51,958 0.2
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4 3.1 90 2.0 699,074 3.0
New Zealand 3 2.4 401 8.8 608,329 2.6

In West Island, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 63.0%, England 7.1%, Singapore 3.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.1% and New Zealand 2.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 57 43.2 964 21.0 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 25 18.9 811 17.7 2,238,735 9.6
Islam 23 17.4 758 16.5 604,240 2.6
Anglican 19 14.4 695 15.2 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 8 6.1 434 9.5 5,291,834 22.6

The most common responses for religion in West Island were No Religion, so described 43.2%, Not stated 18.9%, Islam 17.4%, Anglican 14.4% and Catholic 6.1%. In West Island, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (50.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Malay 24 17.3 685 15.0 17,942 0.1
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 97 69.8 1,732 38.0 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 11 22.0 784 50.1 1,971,011 22.2

In West Island 69.8% of people only spoke English at home. The only other response for language spoken at home was Malay 17.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 38 52.1 1,413 63.4 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 27 37.0 571 25.6 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 8 11.0 188 8.4 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 0 0.0 58 2.6 787,452 6.9

There were 73 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in West Island. Of these 52.1% were employed full time, 37.0% were employed part-time and 0.0% 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
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7 9.7 213 9.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 3 4.2 149 6.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 13 18.1 209 9.6 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 9 12.5 501 23.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 30 41.7 905 41.7 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in West Island, 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Professionals 24 29.6 242 11.2 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 21 25.9 340 15.7 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 13 16.0 380 17.6 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 9 11.1 301 13.9 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 8 9.9 302 14.0 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3 3.7 249 11.5 1,449,681 13.6

The only other responses for occupation in West Island were Professionals 29.6%, Managers 25.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.1%, Labourers 9.9% and Clerical and Administrative Workers 3.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Secondary Education 10 27.0 34 1.6 177,487 1.7
Central Government Administration 6 16.2 43 2.0 127,598 1.2
Plumbing Services 3 8.1 19 0.9 65,038 0.6
Clubs (Hospitality) 3 8.1 14 0.7 46,915 0.4
Local Government Administration 3 8.1 132 6.2 142,724 1.3

Of the employed people in West Island, the most common responses for industry of employment included Secondary Education 27.0%, Central Government Administration 16.2%, Plumbing Services 8.1%, Clubs (Hospitality) 8.1% and Local Government Administration 8.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Personal 1,036 -- 712 -- 662 --
Family 2,333 -- 1,568 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,536 -- 1,377 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in West Island was $1,036.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 27 31.4 1,269 59.5 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 13 15.1 163 7.6 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 10 11.6 77 3.6 503,582 4.7
Ferry 8 9.3 37 1.7 11,858 0.1
Motorbike/scooter 8 9.3 52 2.4 64,580 0.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 11 15.5 148 6.8 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 30 39.0 1,425 65.9 7,305,271 68.4

In West Island, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 31.4%, Walked only 15.1%, Worked at home 11.6%, Ferry 9.3% and Motorbike/scooter 9.3%. On the day, 15.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 39.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 77 69.4 2,199 58.2 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 30 26.5 853 22.7 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4 3.6 389 10.3 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 48 44.4 966 25.7 3,620,726 19.0

In West Island, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 3.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 44.4% 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
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 19 17.1 630 16.7 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 36 32.4 901 23.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 13 11.7 370 9.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 9 8.1 303 8.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in West Island, 32.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 21 50.0 443 43.0 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 21 50.0 430 41.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 0 0.0 145 14.1 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 13 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in West Island, 50.0% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Male -- 0.0 -- 25.2 -- 18.2
Female -- 0.0 -- 74.8 -- 81.8

In West Island, 0.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% 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
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 10 26.3 216 25.2 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 3 7.9 46 5.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 21.1 184 21.5 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5 13.2 129 15.1 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 45 5.3 302,037 6.0
Both not working 5 13.2 110 12.9 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 4 10.5 65 7.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3 7.9 61 7.1 311,381 6.2

In West Island, of couple families with children, 26.3% had both partners employed full-time, 7.9% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 40 80.0 1,358 78.5 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 20.0 371 21.5 1,039,874 11.2

In West Island, 80.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Separate house 40 100.0 1,130 83.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 83 6.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 116 8.5 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 13 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in West Island, 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
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 7 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 81 5.9 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 4 10.3 320 23.4 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 32 82.1 607 44.5 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3 7.7 295 21.6 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 55 4.0 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In West Island, of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 82.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Owned outright 4 8.7 401 29.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4 8.7 299 22.0 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 35 76.1 552 40.6 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 6.5 48 3.5 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 58 4.3 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in West Island, 8.7% were owned outright, 8.7% were owned with a mortgage and 76.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Family households 35 92.1 980 71.6 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3 7.9 369 27.0 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 0 0.0 20 1.5 354,917 4.3

In West Island, of all households, 92.1% were family households, 7.9% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

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Household income West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 7.3 -- 19.8 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 39.0 -- 11.6 -- 16.4

In West Island, 7.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 39.0% 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 West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median rent 85 -- 140 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 96.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.1 -- 3.4 -- 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 West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,400 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 93.8 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.0 -- 6.2 -- 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 West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
None 0 0.0 63 4.6 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 25 61.0 435 31.9 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 12 29.3 516 37.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 4 9.8 280 20.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 69 5.1 285,197 3.4

In West Island, 61.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 3 7.5 236 17.3 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 37 92.5 1,070 78.3 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 0 0.0 60 4.4 221,494 2.7

In West Island, 92.5% 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.
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Male 0 0.0 115 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 0 0.0 118 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 0 -- 35 -- 23 --

In West Island, 0.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 0.0% were female. The median age was 0 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
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0 -- 1.1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 0 -- 1,268 -- 1,203 --

In West Island, 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.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
West Island % West Island Other Territories % Other Territories Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 63 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 0 -- 1,660 --

In West Island, 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)

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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.