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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Brentwood

Code SSC51196 (SSC)
People 1,732
Male 793
Female 939
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 1,430
People born overseas 497
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 452
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 846
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $906
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,408
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Brentwood % Australia %
Total 1,732 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 793 45.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 939 54.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,732 people were usually resident in Brentwood (State Suburbs): of these 45.8% were male and 54.2% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Brentwood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 90 5.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 209 12.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 233 13.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 747 43.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 167 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 287 16.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.3% of people usually resident in Brentwood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Brentwood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,430 82.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 497 28.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.6% of people usually resident in Brentwood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.7% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Brentwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 596 41.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 247 17.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 87 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 509 35.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Brentwood (State Suburbs) were married, 17.2% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 35.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Brentwood % Australia %
Australia 1,103 63.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Brentwood % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brentwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 501 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 255 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 34 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 38 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 474 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 852 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 852 people aged 15 years and over in Brentwood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 474 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brentwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 466 --
Family 1,223 -- 1,171 --
Household 906 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Brentwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $509, the median family income was $1,223 and the median household income was $906.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Brentwood % Australia %
Couple family without children 183 40.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 163 36.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 99 21.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 452 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 452 families in Brentwood (State Suburbs): of these 40.5% were couple families without children, 36.1% were couple families with children, 21.9% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Brentwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 785 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 846 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 785 occupied private dwellings were counted in Brentwood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Brentwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 501 63.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 275 35.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 9 1.1 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 Brentwood (State Suburbs), 63.8% were separate houses, 35.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Brentwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 183 23.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 200 25.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 345 43.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Brentwood (State Suburbs), 23.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.5% were owned with a mortgage and 43.9% were rented.

Landlord type Brentwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 107 31.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 121 35.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 104 30.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Brentwood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 35.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Brentwood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,408 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Brentwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brentwood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 449 57.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 256 32.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 44 5.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Brentwood (State Suburbs), 57.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.6% were single (or lone) person households and 5.6% 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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