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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Joondalup

Code SSC51701 (SSC)
People 8,420
Male 4,169
Female 4,251
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 6,461
People born overseas 3,564
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 158
Families 2,148
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,499
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,148
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $225
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Joondalup % Australia %
Total 8,420 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,169 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,251 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 8,420 people were usually resident in Joondalup (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Joondalup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 455 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,070 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,780 21.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,645 43.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 688 8.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 780 9.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.1% of people usually resident in Joondalup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Joondalup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,461 76.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,564 42.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 158 1.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 76.7% of people usually resident in Joondalup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 42.3% were born overseas and 1.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Joondalup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,117 45.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 842 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 304 4.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,634 38.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Joondalup (State Suburbs) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 38.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Joondalup % Australia %
Australia 4,238 50.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Joondalup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Joondalup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,758 59.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,377 29.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 183 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 102 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 202 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,751 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,622 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,622 people aged 15 years and over in Joondalup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.7% worked full-time, 29.8% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 1,751 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Joondalup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 466 --
Family 1,330 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,148 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $520, the median family income was $1,330 and the median household income was $1,148.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Joondalup % Australia %
Couple family without children 766 35.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 979 45.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 357 16.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 46 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,148 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,148 families in Joondalup (State Suburbs): of these 35.7% were couple families without children, 45.6% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 Joondalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,179 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,499 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,179 occupied private dwellings were counted in Joondalup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Joondalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,020 63.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 430 13.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 713 22.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 63.5% were separate houses, 13.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Joondalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 572 18.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,181 37.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,136 35.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 279 8.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 18.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.7% were rented.

Landlord type Joondalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 615 54.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 112 9.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 393 34.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Joondalup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $225. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Joondalup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,116 66.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 631 19.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 173 5.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 66.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.8% were single (or lone) person households and 5.4% 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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