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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Burswood

Code SSC51216 (SSC)
People 1,279
Male 685
Female 594
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 819
People born overseas 464
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 100
Families 256
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 663
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $1,091
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Burswood % Australia %
Total 1,279 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 685 53.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 594 46.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,279 people were usually resident in Burswood (State Suburbs): of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Burswood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 55 4.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 68 5.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 182 14.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 667 52.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 173 13.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 133 10.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 9.6% of people usually resident in Burswood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Burswood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 819 64.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 464 36.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 100 7.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 64.0% of people usually resident in Burswood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 36.3% were born overseas and 7.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Burswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 416 36.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 184 15.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 43 3.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 516 44.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 36.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Burswood (State Suburbs) were married, 15.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.7% were widowed and 44.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Burswood % Australia %
Australia 577 45.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Burswood % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Burswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 427 64.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 161 24.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 30 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 31 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 286 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 661 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 661 people aged 15 years and over in Burswood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.6% worked full-time, 24.4% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 286 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Burswood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 581 -- 466 --
Family 1,427 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,091 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Burswood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $581, the median family income was $1,427 and the median household income was $1,091.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Burswood % Australia %
Couple family without children 125 48.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 80 31.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 35 13.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 6.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 256 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 256 families in Burswood (State Suburbs): of these 48.8% were couple families without children, 31.3% were couple families with children, 13.7% were one parent families and 6.3% 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 Burswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 592 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 663 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 592 occupied private dwellings were counted in Burswood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Burswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 196 33.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 196 33.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 200 33.8 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 Burswood (State Suburbs), 33.1% were separate houses, 33.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 33.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Burswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 108 18.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 132 22.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 239 40.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 112 18.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Burswood (State Suburbs), 18.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.3% were owned with a mortgage and 40.4% were rented.

Landlord type Burswood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 158 66.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 78 32.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Burswood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 66.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Burswood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Burswood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burswood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 254 42.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 178 30.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 53 9.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Burswood (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.1% were single (or lone) person households and 9.0% 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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