Roebourne (L)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL521052
People 627
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 35
Families 135
Average children per family
for families with children 2.1
for all households (a) 1
All private dwellings 285
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,008
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,717
Median weekly rent $161
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

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

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People

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Demographics & education

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

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 311 49.5 1,238,419 50.0 11,546,638 49.3
Female 317 50.5 1,235,994 50.0 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 431 68.7 75,978 3.1 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 627 people in Roebourne (L). Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 68.7% of the population.

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Age Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 38 --
0-4 years 44 7.0 161,727 6.5 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 48 7.6 164,153 6.6 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 46 7.3 150,806 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 53 8.4 149,997 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 37 5.9 160,332 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 43 6.8 184,908 7.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 36 5.7 194,267 7.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 38 6.1 173,041 7.0 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 57 9.1 171,996 7.0 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 43 6.8 172,520 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 45 7.2 162,438 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 38 6.1 149,899 6.1 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 31 4.9 132,145 5.3 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 28 4.5 116,755 4.7 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 15 2.4 82,911 3.4 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 12 1.9 61,509 2.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 10 1.6 42,590 1.7 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.6 42,420 1.7 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Roebourne (L) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Married 92 18.6 975,062 48.8 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 16 3.2 63,205 3.2 608,059 3.2
Divorced 29 5.9 167,361 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 28 5.7 88,619 4.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 329 66.6 703,482 35.2 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Roebourne (L) aged 15 years and over, 18.6% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 69 17.2 835,938 48.4 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 98 24.4 201,709 11.7 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 235 58.5 688,868 39.9 7,024,973 41.9

In Roebourne (L), of people aged 15 years and over, 17.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 24.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Preschool 9 4.2 30,247 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 57 26.8 144,988 18.9 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 3.8 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 44 20.7 88,176 11.5 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.4 34,065 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 1.4 34,773 4.5 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 1.9 46,835 6.1 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3 1.4 106,811 13.9 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3 1.4 18,547 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 79 37.1 197,644 25.8 1,707,023 23.7

In Roebourne (L) 33.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 3.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 19 3.9 410,272 20.5 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 20 4.1 177,631 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3 0.6 62,656 3.1 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 31 6.4 279,448 14.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 33 6.8 318,674 16.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 39 8.0 107,858 5.4 941,531 4.9
Year 10 99 20.4 235,001 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 114 23.5 117,996 5.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 8 1.6 10,572 0.5 145,844 0.8
Not stated 118 24.3 220,701 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Roebourne (L), 6.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australian 268 36.1 760,032 22.8 7,298,243 23.3
Australian Aboriginal 202 27.2 20,718 0.6 144,173 0.5
English 116 15.6 931,150 27.9 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 25 3.4 224,372 6.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 20 2.7 214,154 6.4 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Roebourne (L) were Australian 36.1%, Australian Aboriginal 27.2%, English 15.6%, Irish 3.4% and Scottish 2.7%.

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 Roebourne (L) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 514 82.6 1,492,842 60.3 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 16 2.6 79,221 3.2 518,466 2.2
England 6 1.0 194,163 7.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 4 0.6 30,835 1.2 232,386 1.0
South Africa 3 0.5 41,008 1.7 162,449 0.7
Zimbabwe 3 0.5 11,649 0.5 34,787 0.1

In Roebourne (L), 82.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 2.6%, England 1.0%, Philippines 0.6%, South Africa 0.5% and Zimbabwe 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 50 8.0 1,001,150 40.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 13 2.1 184,890 7.5 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 14 2.2 144,217 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 490 78.4 947,977 38.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Roebourne (L), 78.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 509 82.1 1,097,468 44.4 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 20 3.2 97,382 3.9 617,331 2.6
England 12 1.9 276,956 11.2 1,403,096 6.0
Scotland 7 1.1 50,380 2.0 276,038 1.2
Philippines 4 0.6 33,259 1.3 270,177 1.2

In Roebourne (L), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 82.1%, New Zealand 3.2%, England 1.9%, Scotland 1.1% and Philippines 0.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Australia 512 83.5 1,140,417 46.1 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 20 3.3 94,116 3.8 608,329 2.6
England 16 2.6 265,520 10.7 1,302,147 5.6
Scotland 7 1.1 46,601 1.9 245,915 1.1
Philippines 3 0.5 38,495 1.6 325,049 1.4

In Roebourne (L), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 83.5%, New Zealand 3.3%, England 2.6%, Scotland 1.1% and Philippines 0.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 234 37.6 804,268 32.5 6,933,708 29.6
Pentecostal 143 23.0 26,195 1.1 260,558 1.1
Not stated 77 12.4 255,987 10.3 2,238,735 9.6
Catholic 60 9.6 530,361 21.4 5,291,834 22.6
Christian, nfd 39 6.3 83,670 3.4 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Roebourne (L) were No Religion, so described 37.6%, Pentecostal 23.0%, Not stated 12.4%, Catholic 9.6% and Christian, nfd 6.3%. In Roebourne (L), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Yindjibarndi 158 25.1 375 0.0 377 0.0
Ngarluma 11 1.7 42 0.0 42 0.0
Banyjima 10 1.6 105 0.0 104 0.0
Martu Wangka 5 0.8 720 0.0 724 0.0
Maori (New Zealand) 5 0.8 2,859 0.1 11,747 0.1
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English only spoken at home 328 52.1 1,861,041 75.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 72 35.0 181,998 19.4 1,971,011 22.2

In Roebourne (L) 52.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Yindjibarndi 25.1%, Ngarluma 1.7%, Banyjima 1.6%, Martu Wangka 0.8% and Maori (New Zealand) 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 86 37.4 715,287 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 53 23.0 376,590 30.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 10 4.3 65,859 5.2 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 81 35.2 97,966 7.8 787,452 6.9

There were 230 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Roebourne (L). Of these 37.4% were employed full time, 23.0% were employed part-time and 35.2% 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
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 20 13.6 138,263 11.9 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 12 8.2 114,814 9.9 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 18 12.2 123,517 10.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 22 15.0 198,785 17.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 62 42.2 516,501 44.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Roebourne (L), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Community and Personal Service Workers 33 22.8 122,889 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Professionals 23 15.9 237,230 20.5 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 20 13.8 187,396 16.2 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 17 11.7 150,408 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 17 11.7 112,599 9.7 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 16 11.0 139,350 12.0 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 12 8.3 86,392 7.5 670,106 6.3

The only other responses for occupation in Roebourne (L) were Community and Personal Service Workers 22.8%, Professionals 15.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.7%, Labourers 11.7%, Managers 11.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Iron Ore Mining 11 8.6 28,510 2.5 33,163 0.3
Other Social Assistance Services 11 8.6 15,030 1.3 158,230 1.5
Police Services 7 5.5 8,237 0.7 68,686 0.6
General Practice Medical Services 6 4.7 9,666 0.8 96,014 0.9
Veterinary Services 4 3.1 2,260 0.2 20,809 0.2

Of the employed people in Roebourne (L), the most common responses for industry of employment included Iron Ore Mining 8.6%, Other Social Assistance Services 8.6%, Police Services 5.5%, General Practice Medical Services 4.7% and Veterinary Services 3.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Personal 403 -- 724 -- 662 --
Family 1,014 -- 1,910 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,008 -- 1,595 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Roebourne (L) was $403.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 82 53.9 733,030 63.3 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 31 20.4 31,914 2.8 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 15 9.9 56,173 4.9 489,922 4.6
Bus 6 3.9 44,742 3.9 323,201 3.0
Other 3 2.0 15,822 1.4 73,512 0.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 12 7.9 106,764 9.2 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 92 61.7 815,077 70.4 7,305,271 68.4

In Roebourne (L), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 53.9%, Walked only 20.4%, Car, as passenger 9.9%, Bus 3.9% and Other 2.0%. On the day, 7.9% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 61.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 271 56.0 1,387,280 69.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 154 31.9 568,406 28.5 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 10.1 196,328 9.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 58 11.8 379,578 19.0 3,620,726 19.0

In Roebourne (L), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% 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
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 80 16.4 447,726 22.4 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 134 27.5 521,733 26.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 36 7.4 228,248 11.4 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 25 5.1 189,571 9.5 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Roebourne (L), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 29 22.3 247,841 38.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 53 40.8 292,133 45.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 41 31.5 93,344 14.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 7 5.4 10,869 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Roebourne (L), 40.8% were couple families with children, 22.3% were couple families without children and 31.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.3 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.0 -- 81.7 -- 81.8

In Roebourne (L), 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% 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
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 12 14.5 106,951 19.8 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 4 4.8 22,177 4.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 9 10.8 119,913 22.2 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 7 8.4 88,558 16.4 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 9 10.8 31,917 5.9 302,037 6.0
Both not working 30 36.1 93,686 17.4 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 3 3.6 29,973 5.6 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 9 10.8 46,793 8.7 311,381 6.2

In Roebourne (L), of couple families with children, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 10.8% 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 Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 172 67.5 866,767 86.7 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 83 32.5 132,874 13.3 1,039,874 11.2

In Roebourne (L), 67.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 32.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Separate house 104 60.5 685,824 79.1 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 49 28.5 122,562 14.1 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 49,086 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 11 6.4 6,314 0.7 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Roebourne (L), 60.5% were separate houses, 28.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 6.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 4 2.4 2,452 0.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 7 4.1 30,043 3.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 43 25.4 107,035 12.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 73 43.2 327,662 37.8 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 31 18.3 381,319 44.0 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 6.5 18,272 2.1 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Roebourne (L), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 25.4% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Owned outright 24 13.5 247,050 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 21 11.8 344,014 39.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 120 67.4 245,705 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 13 7.3 20,823 2.4 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Roebourne (L), 13.5% were owned outright, 11.8% were owned with a mortgage and 67.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Family households 122 71.3 629,882 72.7 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 46 26.9 204,202 23.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3 1.8 32,692 3.8 354,917 4.3

In Roebourne (L), of all households, 71.3% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

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Household income Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 27.6 -- 18.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 19.2 -- 16.4

In Roebourne (L), 27.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 13.1% 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 Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median rent 161 -- 347 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 73.9 -- 90.3 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 26.1 -- 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 Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,717 -- 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 Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
None 46 27.5 42,620 4.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 34 20.4 274,198 31.6 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 39 23.4 337,355 38.9 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 28 16.8 186,678 21.5 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 12.0 25,934 3.0 285,197 3.4

In Roebourne (L), 20.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 80 46.2 108,489 12.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 83 48.0 737,659 85.1 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 10 5.8 20,625 2.4 221,494 2.7

In Roebourne (L), 48.0% 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.
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Male 205 47.9 38,027 50.0 322,171 49.6
Female 223 52.1 37,959 50.0 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Roebourne (L), 47.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.1% were female. The median age was 30 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
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 808 -- 1,210 -- 1,203 --

In Roebourne (L), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $808.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Roebourne (L) % Roebourne (L) Western Australia % Western Australia Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 163 -- 216 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,830 -- 1,660 --

In Roebourne (L), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $163 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.