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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Embleton

Code SSC51466 (SSC)
People 2,434
Male 1,198
Female 1,236
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,995
People born overseas 768
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 646
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,121
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $780
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Embleton % Australia %
Total 2,434 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,198 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,236 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 77 3.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,434 people were usually resident in Embleton (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 3.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Embleton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 125 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 297 12.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 292 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 988 40.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 247 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 486 20.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.3% of people usually resident in Embleton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Embleton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,995 82.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 768 31.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.0% of people usually resident in Embleton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 31.6% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Embleton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 843 41.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 289 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 168 8.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 716 35.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Embleton (State Suburbs) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 8.3% were widowed and 35.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Embleton % Australia %
Australia 1,466 60.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Embleton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Embleton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 683 61.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 288 26.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 35 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 36 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 61 5.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 777 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,103 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,103 people aged 15 years and over in Embleton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.9% worked full-time, 26.1% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.5% were unemployed. 777 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Embleton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 417 -- 466 --
Family 970 -- 1,171 --
Household 780 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Embleton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $417, the median family income was $970 and the median household income was $780.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Embleton % Australia %
Couple family without children 292 45.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 200 31.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 140 21.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 646 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 646 families in Embleton (State Suburbs): of these 45.2% were couple families without children, 31.0% were couple families with children, 21.7% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Embleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,019 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,121 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,019 occupied private dwellings were counted in Embleton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Embleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 898 88.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 118 11.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.3 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 Embleton (State Suburbs), 88.1% were separate houses, 11.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Embleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 319 31.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 269 26.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 333 32.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 1.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 85 8.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Embleton (State Suburbs), 31.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.4% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

Landlord type Embleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 136 40.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 52 15.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 137 41.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Embleton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Embleton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Embleton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Embleton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 632 62.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 267 26.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 52 5.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Embleton (State Suburbs), 62.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% were single (or lone) person households and 5.1% 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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