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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Middle Swan

Code SSC51936 (SSC)
People 2,617
Male 1,338
Female 1,279
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 2,234
People born overseas 468
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 631
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 961
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $872
Median monthly mortgage repayment $953
Median weekly rent $168
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Middle Swan % Australia %
Total 2,617 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,338 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,279 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 184 7.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,617 people were usually resident in Middle Swan (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 7.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Middle Swan % Australia %
People
0-4 years 167 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 430 16.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 489 18.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,014 38.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 275 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 242 9.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.8% of people usually resident in Middle Swan (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Middle Swan % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,234 85.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 468 17.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.4% of people usually resident in Middle Swan (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.9% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Middle Swan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 807 40.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 288 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 80 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 852 42.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Middle Swan (State Suburbs) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 42.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Middle Swan % Australia %
Australia 1,877 71.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Middle Swan % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Middle Swan % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Middle Swan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 687 59.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 310 26.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 53 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 48 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 59 5.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 683 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,157 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,157 people aged 15 years and over in Middle Swan (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.4% worked full-time, 26.8% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 683 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Middle Swan % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Middle Swan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 415 -- 466 --
Family 1,035 -- 1,171 --
Household 872 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Middle Swan (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $415, the median family income was $1,035 and the median household income was $872.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Middle Swan % Australia %
Couple family without children 201 31.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 263 41.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 152 24.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 631 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 631 families in Middle Swan (State Suburbs): of these 31.9% were couple families without children, 41.7% were couple families with children, 24.1% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Middle Swan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 922 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 961 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 922 occupied private dwellings were counted in Middle Swan (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Middle Swan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 841 91.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 1.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 1.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 56 6.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Middle Swan (State Suburbs), 91.2% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 6.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Middle Swan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 280 30.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 335 36.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 209 22.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 87 9.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Middle Swan (State Suburbs), 30.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.3% were owned with a mortgage and 22.7% were rented.

Landlord type Middle Swan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 66 31.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 36 17.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 104 49.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Middle Swan (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Middle Swan % Australia %
Median weekly rent 168 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 953 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Middle Swan (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $168. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $953. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Middle Swan % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 624 67.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 205 22.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Middle Swan (State Suburbs), 67.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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