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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Weston Creek-Stromlo

Code 80520 (SSD)
People 22,127
Male 10,742
Female 11,385
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 20,469
People born overseas 4,636
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 117
Families 6,238
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,245
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,517
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,471
Median weekly rent $245
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Total 22,127 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 10,742 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 11,385 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 229 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 22,127 people were usually resident in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,334 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,595 11.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,642 11.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 9,120 41.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,371 15.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,065 13.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.8% of people usually resident in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Australian citizenship 20,469 92.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,636 21.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 117 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.5% of people usually resident in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions) were Australian citizens, 21.0% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,490 52.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,101 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,024 5.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,582 30.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 5.6% were widowed and 30.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Australia 16,625 75.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,647 62.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,423 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 592 4.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 223 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 351 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 5,340 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,236 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 12,236 people aged 15 years and over in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 62.5% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 4.8% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 5,340 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 737 -- 466 --
Family 1,819 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,517 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $737, the median family income was $1,819 and the median household income was $1,517.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,493 40.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,747 44.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 924 14.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 74 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 6,238 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 6,238 families in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 40.0% were couple families without children, 44.0% were couple families with children, 14.8% were one parent families and 1.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,724 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,245 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 8,724 occupied private dwellings were counted in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions).

Dwelling structure Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,346 84.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,056 12.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 309 3.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 84.2% were separate houses, 12.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,331 38.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,126 35.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,884 21.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 67 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 319 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 38.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Landlord type Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 737 39.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 558 29.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 542 28.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 48 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Median weekly rent 245 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,471 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly rent was $245. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,471. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,175 70.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,015 23.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 270 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 70.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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