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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Bull Creek

Code SSC51206 (SSC)
People 7,698
Male 3,641
Female 4,057
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 6,489
People born overseas 2,917
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 79
Families 2,111
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,975
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,193
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,268
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bull Creek % Australia %
Total 7,698 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,641 47.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,057 52.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,698 people were usually resident in Bull Creek (State Suburbs): of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bull Creek % Australia %
People
0-4 years 265 3.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 881 11.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,400 18.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,800 36.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,114 14.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,240 16.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.9% of people usually resident in Bull Creek (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Bull Creek % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,489 84.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,917 37.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 79 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.3% of people usually resident in Bull Creek (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 37.9% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bull Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,512 53.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 523 8.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 502 7.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,018 30.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bull Creek (State Suburbs) were married, 8.0% were either separated or divorced, 7.7% were widowed and 30.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bull Creek % Australia %
Australia 4,477 58.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bull Creek % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bull Creek % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bull Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,359 59.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,307 32.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 124 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 87 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 116 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,310 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,993 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,993 people aged 15 years and over in Bull Creek (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.1% worked full-time, 32.7% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 2,310 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bull Creek % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bull Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 488 -- 466 --
Family 1,538 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,193 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bull Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $488, the median family income was $1,538 and the median household income was $1,193.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bull Creek % Australia %
Couple family without children 752 35.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,055 50.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 269 12.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 35 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,111 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,111 families in Bull Creek (State Suburbs): of these 35.6% were couple families without children, 50.0% were couple families with children, 12.7% were one parent families and 1.7% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Bull Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,785 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,975 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,785 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bull Creek (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Bull Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,341 84.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 209 7.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 235 8.4 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 Bull Creek (State Suburbs), 84.1% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bull Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,152 41.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 907 32.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 452 16.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 162 5.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 111 4.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bull Creek (State Suburbs), 41.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 16.2% were rented.

Landlord type Bull Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 184 40.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 17 3.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 233 51.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bull Creek (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bull Creek % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,268 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bull Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,268. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bull Creek % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,096 75.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 583 20.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 51 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bull Creek (State Suburbs), 75.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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