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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Calista

Code SSC51231 (SSC)
People 1,707
Male 824
Female 883
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 1,394
People born overseas 641
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 435
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 877
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $535
Median monthly mortgage repayment $802
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Calista % Australia %
Total 1,707 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 824 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 883 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,707 people were usually resident in Calista (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Calista % Australia %
People
0-4 years 85 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 152 8.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 178 10.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 553 32.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 183 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 557 32.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.9% of people usually resident in Calista (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 43.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Calista % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,394 81.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 641 37.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.7% of people usually resident in Calista (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 37.6% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Calista % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 609 41.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 212 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 223 15.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 425 28.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Calista (State Suburbs) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 15.2% were widowed and 28.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Calista % Australia %
Australia 930 54.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Calista % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Calista % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 327 57.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 148 25.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 28 4.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 45 7.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 792 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 571 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 571 people aged 15 years and over in Calista (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.3% worked full-time, 25.9% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 4.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 792 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Calista % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 310 -- 466 --
Family 710 -- 1,171 --
Household 535 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Calista (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $310, the median family income was $710 and the median household income was $535.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Calista % Australia %
Couple family without children 215 49.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 128 29.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 79 18.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 435 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 435 families in Calista (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were couple families without children, 29.4% were couple families with children, 18.2% were one parent families and 3.0% 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 Calista % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 804 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 877 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 804 occupied private dwellings were counted in Calista (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Calista % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 556 69.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 111 13.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 137 17.0 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 Calista (State Suburbs), 69.2% were separate houses, 13.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Calista % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 271 33.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 206 25.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 237 29.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 34 4.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Calista (State Suburbs), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Landlord type Calista % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 62 26.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 85 35.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 78 32.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 5.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Calista (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 35.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Calista % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 802 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Calista (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $802. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Calista % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 426 53.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 323 40.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 23 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Calista (State Suburbs), 53.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 40.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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