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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Glen Forrest

Code SSC51521 (SSC)
People 2,832
Male 1,387
Female 1,445
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,520
People born overseas 744
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17
Families 828
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,066
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,226
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Glen Forrest % Australia %
Total 2,832 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,387 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,445 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,832 people were usually resident in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Glen Forrest % Australia %
People
0-4 years 145 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 474 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 395 13.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,132 40.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 398 14.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 288 10.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Glen Forrest % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,520 89.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 744 26.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.0% of people usually resident in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.3% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Glen Forrest % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,245 56.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 265 12.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 90 4.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 614 27.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs) were married, 12.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Glen Forrest % Australia %
Australia 1,973 69.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Glen Forrest % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Glen Forrest % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Glen Forrest % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 855 57.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 509 34.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 63 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 34 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 646 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,491 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,491 people aged 15 years and over in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.3% worked full-time, 34.1% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 646 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Glen Forrest % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Glen Forrest % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 541 -- 466 --
Family 1,376 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,226 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $541, the median family income was $1,376 and the median household income was $1,226.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Glen Forrest % Australia %
Couple family without children 290 35.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 414 50.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 121 14.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 828 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 828 families in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs): of these 35.0% were couple families without children, 50.0% were couple families with children, 14.6% were one parent families and 0.4% 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 Glen Forrest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,006 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,066 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,006 occupied private dwellings were counted in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Glen Forrest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 996 99.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.4 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 Glen Forrest (State Suburbs), 99.0% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Glen Forrest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 410 40.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 450 44.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 105 10.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs), 40.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 44.7% were owned with a mortgage and 10.4% were rented.

Landlord type Glen Forrest % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 50 47.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 3.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 49 46.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 4.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Glen Forrest % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glen Forrest % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 826 82.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 135 13.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 15 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Glen Forrest (State Suburbs), 82.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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