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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

East Cannington

Code SSC51421 (SSC)
People 3,322
Male 1,723
Female 1,599
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 2,802
People born overseas 1,024
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22
Families 890
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,396
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,025
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People East Cannington % Australia %
Total 3,322 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,723 51.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,599 48.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 98 3.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,322 people were usually resident in East Cannington (State Suburbs): of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Of the total population 3.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age East Cannington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 186 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 456 13.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 571 17.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,523 45.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 309 9.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 276 8.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.3% of people usually resident in East Cannington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics East Cannington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,802 84.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,024 30.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.3% of people usually resident in East Cannington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.8% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status East Cannington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,201 44.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 318 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 95 3.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,066 39.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in East Cannington (State Suburbs) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.5% were widowed and 39.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth East Cannington % Australia %
Australia 2,114 63.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses East Cannington % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) East Cannington % Australia %

People — employment
Employment East Cannington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,101 62.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 482 27.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 70 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 50 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 67 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 778 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,770 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,770 people aged 15 years and over in East Cannington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.2% worked full-time, 27.2% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 778 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation East Cannington % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes East Cannington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 477 -- 466 --
Family 1,157 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,025 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $477, the median family income was $1,157 and the median household income was $1,025.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition East Cannington % Australia %
Couple family without children 300 33.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 413 46.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 156 17.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 21 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 890 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 890 families in East Cannington (State Suburbs): of these 33.7% were couple families without children, 46.4% were couple families with children, 17.5% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 East Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,261 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,396 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,261 occupied private dwellings were counted in East Cannington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure East Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,103 87.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 83 6.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 75 5.9 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 East Cannington (State Suburbs), 87.5% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure East Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 348 27.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 476 37.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 353 28.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 27.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.0% were rented.

Landlord type East Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 166 47.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 26 7.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 152 43.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 43.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics East Cannington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Cannington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 877 69.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 281 22.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 54 4.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 69.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.3% were single (or lone) person households and 4.3% 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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