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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Ascot

Code SSC51041 (SSC)
People 1,987
Male 1,011
Female 976
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 1,656
People born overseas 598
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37
Families 559
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 970
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,271
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ascot % Australia %
Total 1,987 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,011 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 976 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,987 people were usually resident in Ascot (State Suburbs): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ascot % Australia %
People
0-4 years 115 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 186 9.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 235 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 924 46.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 335 16.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 192 9.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.1% of people usually resident in Ascot (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Ascot % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,656 83.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 598 30.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37 1.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.3% of people usually resident in Ascot (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.1% were born overseas and 1.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ascot % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 886 52.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 230 13.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 60 3.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 511 30.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ascot (State Suburbs) were married, 13.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.6% were widowed and 30.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ascot % Australia %
Australia 1,235 62.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ascot % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ascot % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 788 67.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 275 23.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 50 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 37 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 393 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,172 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,172 people aged 15 years and over in Ascot (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 67.2% worked full-time, 23.5% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 393 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ascot % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 639 -- 466 --
Family 1,621 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,271 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ascot (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $639, the median family income was $1,621 and the median household income was $1,271.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ascot % Australia %
Couple family without children 280 50.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 212 37.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 61 10.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 559 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 559 families in Ascot (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were couple families without children, 37.9% were couple families with children, 10.9% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Ascot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 861 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 970 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 861 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ascot (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ascot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 710 82.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 6.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 66 7.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 27 3.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ascot (State Suburbs), 82.5% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ascot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 273 31.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 313 36.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 203 23.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 7.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ascot (State Suburbs), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.6% were rented.

Landlord type Ascot % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 111 54.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 2.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 80 39.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 3.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ascot (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ascot % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,700 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ascot (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ascot % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 557 64.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 196 22.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 33 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ascot (State Suburbs), 64.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.8% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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