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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

East Rockingham

Code SSC51436 (SSC)
People 211
Male 114
Female 97
Median age 59
Australian citizenship 177
People born overseas 70
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 58
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 146
Average people per household 1.5
Median weekly household income $478
Median monthly mortgage repayment $330
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People East Rockingham % Australia %
Total 211 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 114 54.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 97 46.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 211 people were usually resident in East Rockingham (State Suburbs): of these 54.0% were male and 46.0% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age East Rockingham % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3 1.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 3 1.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 8 3.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 71 33.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 52 24.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 73 34.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 59 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 2.8% of people usually resident in East Rockingham (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 59.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 59 years.

Selected characteristics East Rockingham % Australia %
Australian citizenship 177 83.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 70 33.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.9% of people usually resident in East Rockingham (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 33.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status East Rockingham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 102 50.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 56 27.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 14 6.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 31 15.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in East Rockingham (State Suburbs) were married, 27.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.9% were widowed and 15.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth East Rockingham % Australia %
Australia 126 59.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses East Rockingham % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Rockingham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 39 60.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 14 21.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 6.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 12.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 115 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 65 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 65 people aged 15 years and over in East Rockingham (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.0% worked full-time, 21.5% worked part-time, 6.2% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.3% were unemployed. 115 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes East Rockingham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 267 -- 466 --
Family 507 -- 1,171 --
Household 478 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in East Rockingham (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $267, the median family income was $507 and the median household income was $478.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition East Rockingham % Australia %
Couple family without children 47 81.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8 13.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3 5.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 58 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 58 families in East Rockingham (State Suburbs): of these 81.0% were couple families without children, 13.8% were couple families with children, 5.2% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Rockingham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 146 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 146 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 146 occupied private dwellings were counted in East Rockingham (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure East Rockingham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 0 0.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 2.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 142 97.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in East Rockingham (State Suburbs), 0.0% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 97.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure East Rockingham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 99 67.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 7 4.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 23 15.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 4.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 6.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in East Rockingham (State Suburbs), 67.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 4.8% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Landlord type East Rockingham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 20 87.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 21.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in East Rockingham (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 87.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics East Rockingham % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 330 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in East Rockingham (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $330. The average people per household was 1.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Rockingham % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 55 37.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 68 46.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in East Rockingham (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 46.6% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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