Shire of AshburtonCommunity profile

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Shire of Ashburton

Additional areas

Shire of Ashburton has a total population of 10,002 and 3,401 dwellings in 2011.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Shire of Ashburton summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Regional WA %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population10,002100.0100.0
Australian citizens7,38173.883.0
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)5,69256.961.3
Indigenous population9339.38.4
Speaks language other than English at home7107.17.2
Needs assistance due to age or disability610.63.4
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)7197.27.2
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)8188.29.9
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)4094.18.0
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)8808.87.9
Young workforce (25 to 34)2,43624.413.7
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)3,07130.722.5
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,26012.613.7
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)3543.59.5
Seniors (70 to 84)510.56.4
Frail aged (85 and over)40.01.2
Total Population10,002100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children80428.727.3
Couples without children48317.226.5
One parent families1405.08.8
Lone person households45116.121.3
Group households521.92.6
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)2,802100.0100.0
Christian religions4,82048.257.2
Non Christian religions2632.62.2
No Religion2,98229.827.1
Not stated1,84018.412.6
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)10,001100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school9269.310.8
Attending secondary school2212.25.0
Attending university or TAFE institution3183.23.3
Total persons (including those not attending)10,001100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force6,14574.862.8
Not in the labour force7228.828.6
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)8,215100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses2,24667.282.3
Medium and high density35610.710.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)67520.26.9
Occupied private dwellings2,80182.481.1
Unoccupied Dwellings54215.918.2
Non private dwellings581.70.7
Total dwellings3,401100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)2,801100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)2469.221.0
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)35213.122.6
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)38514.317.6
$2,000 or more (high)1,34850.125.2
Incomes not stated35713.313.5
Total households2,688100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection1,74862.459.8
Dial-up connection722.63.4
Other connection1354.84.9
No connection50217.922.6
Not stated34312.39.3
Total households2,800100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
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