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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Leeming

Code SSC51826 (SSC)
People 11,548
Male 5,723
Female 5,825
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 10,047
People born overseas 3,728
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 83
Families 3,216
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,974
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,585
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Leeming % Australia %
Total 11,548 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,723 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,825 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 11,548 people were usually resident in Leeming (State Suburbs): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Leeming % Australia %
People
0-4 years 524 4.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,671 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,227 19.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,873 42.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,392 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 863 7.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.0% of people usually resident in Leeming (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Leeming % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,047 87.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,728 32.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 83 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.0% of people usually resident in Leeming (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 32.3% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Leeming % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,501 58.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 648 6.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 304 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,903 31.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Leeming (State Suburbs) were married, 6.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 31.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Leeming % Australia %
Australia 7,407 64.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Leeming % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Leeming % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,948 58.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,265 33.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 252 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 150 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 169 2.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,301 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,784 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,784 people aged 15 years and over in Leeming (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.2% worked full-time, 33.4% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.5% were unemployed. 2,301 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Leeming % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 556 -- 466 --
Family 1,746 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,585 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Leeming (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $556, the median family income was $1,746 and the median household income was $1,585.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Leeming % Australia %
Couple family without children 917 28.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,938 60.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 319 9.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 42 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,216 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,216 families in Leeming (State Suburbs): of these 28.5% were couple families without children, 60.3% were couple families with children, 9.9% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Leeming % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,804 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,974 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,804 occupied private dwellings were counted in Leeming (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Leeming % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,665 96.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 139 3.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Leeming (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Leeming % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,631 42.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,646 43.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 397 10.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 120 3.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Leeming (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.3% were owned with a mortgage and 10.4% were rented.

Landlord type Leeming % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 219 55.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 1.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 155 39.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 4.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Leeming (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 55.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Leeming % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Leeming (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leeming % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,174 83.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 476 12.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 68 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Leeming (State Suburbs), 83.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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