Port Denison - Dongara

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL515030
People 2,782
Male 49.3%
Female 50.7%
Median age 51
Families 776
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 1,615
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,018
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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People

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Demographics & education

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

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 1,376 49.3 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,414 50.7 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 71 2.5 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,782 people in Port Denison - Dongara. Of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

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Age Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 51 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 123 4.4 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 177 6.4 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 161 5.8 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 144 5.2 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 86 3.1 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 91 3.3 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 137 4.9 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 122 4.4 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 158 5.7 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 151 5.4 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 194 7.0 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 200 7.2 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 256 9.2 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 263 9.5 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 220 7.9 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 138 5.0 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 85 3.1 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 75 2.7 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Port Denison - Dongara was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 1,214 52.2 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 72 3.1 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 260 11.2 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 146 6.3 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 635 27.3 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Port Denison - Dongara aged 15 years and over, 52.2% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,006 51.2 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 264 13.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 695 35.4 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Port Denison - Dongara, of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 39 5.4 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 180 24.9 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 1.0 36,865 4.8 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 10 1.4 28,046 3.7 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 85 11.8 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 69 9.6 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 21 2.9 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 31 4.3 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 26 3.6 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 5 0.7 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 249 34.5 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Port Denison - Dongara 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 7.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 148 6.4 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 162 7.0 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 76 3.3 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 403 17.3 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 273 11.7 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 171 7.3 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 436 18.7 235,001 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 242 10.4 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 7 0.3 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 332 14.3 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Port Denison - Dongara, 11.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 1,249 33.2 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
English 1,232 32.7 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 277 7.4 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 268 7.1 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4
German 109 2.9 73,062 2.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Port Denison - Dongara were Australian 33.2%, English 32.7%, Irish 7.4%, Scottish 7.1% and German 2.9%.

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 Port Denison - Dongara (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 2,146 77.3 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 157 5.7 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 90 3.2 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
Scotland 31 1.1 26,058 1.1 119,417 0.5
Germany 14 0.5 10,958 0.4 102,595 0.4
Netherlands 13 0.5 9,133 0.4 70,172 0.3

In Port Denison - Dongara, 77.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 3.2%, Scotland 1.1%, Germany 0.5% and Netherlands 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 495 17.8 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 225 8.1 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 156 5.6 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,692 60.7 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Port Denison - Dongara, 60.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 1,858 67.3 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
England 250 9.1 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 126 4.6 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 57 2.1 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2
Ireland 36 1.3 33,667 1.4 169,273 0.7

In Port Denison - Dongara, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 67.3%, England 9.1%, New Zealand 4.6%, Scotland 2.1% and Ireland 1.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 1,930 69.3 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
England 246 8.8 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 120 4.3 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
Scotland 46 1.7 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1
Germany 31 1.1 17,930 0.7 169,618 0.7

In Port Denison - Dongara, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 69.3%, England 8.8%, New Zealand 4.3%, Scotland 1.7% and Germany 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 917 33.1 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 707 25.5 354,790 14.3 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 543 19.6 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 260 9.4 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 115 4.1 56,688 2.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Port Denison - Dongara were No Religion, so described 33.1%, Anglican 25.5%, Catholic 19.6%, Not stated 9.4% and Uniting Church 4.1%. In Port Denison - Dongara, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (62.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
German 14 0.5 9,320 0.4 79,353 0.3
Dutch 7 0.3 5,100 0.2 33,835 0.1
Thai 7 0.3 6,403 0.3 55,444 0.2
Vietnamese 4 0.1 20,247 0.8 277,400 1.2
Mandarin 4 0.1 47,840 1.9 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 2,527 90.8 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 37 2.9 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Port Denison - Dongara 90.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.5%, Dutch 0.3%, Thai 0.3%, Vietnamese 0.1% and Mandarin 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 532 48.4 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 400 36.4 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 74 6.7 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 94 8.5 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 1,100 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Denison - Dongara. Of these 48.4% were employed full time, 36.4% were employed part-time and 8.5% 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
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 171 16.9 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 105 10.4 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 126 12.5 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 113 11.2 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 421 41.7 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Port Denison - Dongara, 16.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% 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
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 196 19.4 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 168 16.6 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 132 13.1 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 122 12.1 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 114 11.3 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 100 9.9 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 86 8.5 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 68 6.7 102,337 8.8 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Port Denison - Dongara included Technicians and Trades Workers 19.4%, Labourers 16.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.1%, Managers 12.1%, Professionals 11.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.9%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.5% and Sales Workers 6.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Accommodation 52 5.5 11,073 1.0 113,377 1.1
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 44 4.7 28,080 2.4 254,275 2.4
Rock Lobster and Crab Potting 35 3.7 546 0.0 1,103 0.0
Iron Ore Mining 32 3.4 28,510 2.5 33,163 0.3
Secondary Education 31 3.3 20,488 1.8 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Port Denison - Dongara, the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 5.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.7%, Rock Lobster and Crab Potting 3.7%, Iron Ore Mining 3.4% and Secondary Education 3.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 529 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,306 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,018 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Denison - Dongara was $529.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 606 59.5 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 67 6.6 49,354 4.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 48 4.7 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Walked only 44 4.3 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Bus 27 2.7 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 27 2.7 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 664 65.5 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Port Denison - Dongara, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 59.5%, Worked at home 6.6%, Car, as passenger 4.7%, Walked only 4.3% and Bus 2.7%. On the day, 2.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 65.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,594 68.9 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 522 22.5 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 252 10.8 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 590 25.4 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Port Denison - Dongara, 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, 22.5% 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, 25.4% 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
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 350 15.1 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 559 24.1 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 332 14.3 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 354 15.3 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Denison - Dongara, 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 432 55.5 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 244 31.4 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 92 11.8 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 10 1.3 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Port Denison - Dongara, 31.4% were couple families with children, 55.5% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 11.3 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 88.7 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Port Denison - Dongara, 11.3% of single parents were male and 88.7% 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
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 72 10.6 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 39 5.7 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 106 15.6 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 78 11.5 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 36 5.3 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 215 31.6 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 38 5.6 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 97 14.2 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Port Denison - Dongara, of couple families with children, 10.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 15.6% 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 Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,134 77.7 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 326 22.3 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Port Denison - Dongara, 77.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 997 87.9 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 3.7 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 48 4.2 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 32 2.8 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Denison - Dongara, 87.9% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 60 5.3 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 123 10.9 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 472 41.8 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 445 39.5 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 2.1 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Port Denison - Dongara, of occupied private dwellings 5.3% had 1 bedroom, 10.9% had 2 bedrooms and 41.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 462 40.9 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 292 25.9 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 335 29.7 245,705 28.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 8 0.7 9,181 1.1 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 32 2.8 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Denison - Dongara, 40.9% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 771 68.1 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 337 29.8 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 24 2.1 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Port Denison - Dongara, of all households, 68.1% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Port Denison - Dongara, 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.4% 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 Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 240 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,993 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 91.4 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 50 4.4 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 377 33.1 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 426 37.4 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 229 20.1 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 5.0 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Port Denison - Dongara, 33.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 233 20.6 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 868 76.7 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 31 2.7 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Port Denison - Dongara, 76.7% 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.
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 33 48.5 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 35 51.5 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 46 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Port Denison - Dongara, 48.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.5% were female. The median age was 46 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
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.6 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,031 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Port Denison - Dongara, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3 persons, with 0.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Port Denison - Dongara % Port Denison - Dongara Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 133 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Port Denison - Dongara, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $133 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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.