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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Ardross

Code SSC51031 (SSC)
People 3,701
Male 1,743
Female 1,958
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 3,102
People born overseas 1,282
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43
Families 1,062
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,565
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,255
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,717
Median weekly rent $236
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ardross % Australia %
Total 3,701 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,743 47.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,958 52.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,701 people were usually resident in Ardross (State Suburbs): of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ardross % Australia %
People
0-4 years 170 4.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 531 14.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 573 15.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,428 38.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 409 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 590 15.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.9% of people usually resident in Ardross (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Ardross % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,102 83.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,282 34.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43 1.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.8% of people usually resident in Ardross (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.6% were born overseas and 1.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ardross % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,683 56.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 277 9.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 179 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 857 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ardross (State Suburbs) were married, 9.2% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ardross % Australia %
Australia 2,240 60.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ardross % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ardross % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ardross % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,078 58.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 579 31.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 74 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 46 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 58 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,052 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,835 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,835 people aged 15 years and over in Ardross (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.7% worked full-time, 31.6% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 1,052 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ardross % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Ardross % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ardross % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 543 -- 466 --
Family 1,607 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,255 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ardross (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $543, the median family income was $1,607 and the median household income was $1,255.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ardross % Australia %
Couple family without children 370 34.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 513 48.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 154 14.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 25 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,062 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,062 families in Ardross (State Suburbs): of these 34.8% were couple families without children, 48.3% were couple families with children, 14.5% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Ardross % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,441 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,565 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,441 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ardross (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ardross % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,280 88.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 155 10.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ardross (State Suburbs), 88.8% were separate houses, 10.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ardross % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 652 45.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 431 29.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 298 20.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ardross (State Suburbs), 45.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.7% were rented.

Landlord type Ardross % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 179 60.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 106 35.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ardross (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 60.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ardross % Australia %
Median weekly rent 236 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,717 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ardross (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $236. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,717. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ardross % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,060 73.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 296 20.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 35 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ardross (State Suburbs), 73.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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