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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Midland

Code SSC51941 (SSC)
People 3,935
Male 1,955
Female 1,980
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 3,093
People born overseas 1,109
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 867
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,039
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $618
Median monthly mortgage repayment $984
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Midland % Australia %
Total 3,935 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,955 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,980 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 240 6.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,935 people were usually resident in Midland (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 6.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Midland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 194 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 318 8.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 555 14.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,514 38.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 445 11.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 908 23.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.0% of people usually resident in Midland (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Midland % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,093 78.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,109 28.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 78.6% of people usually resident in Midland (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.2% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Midland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 984 28.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 680 19.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 373 10.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,386 40.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 28.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Midland (State Suburbs) were married, 19.9% were either separated or divorced, 10.9% were widowed and 40.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Midland % Australia %
Australia 2,305 58.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Midland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Midland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 902 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 353 23.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 63 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 52 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 111 7.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,475 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,481 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,481 people aged 15 years and over in Midland (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 23.8% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.5% were unemployed. 1,475 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Midland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 356 -- 466 --
Family 761 -- 1,171 --
Household 618 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Midland (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $356, the median family income was $761 and the median household income was $618.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Midland % Australia %
Couple family without children 322 37.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 237 27.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 276 31.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 32 3.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 867 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 867 families in Midland (State Suburbs): of these 37.1% were couple families without children, 27.3% were couple families with children, 31.8% were one parent families and 3.7% 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 Midland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,866 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,039 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,866 occupied private dwellings were counted in Midland (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Midland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,342 71.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 321 17.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 179 9.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 24 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Midland (State Suburbs), 71.9% were separate houses, 17.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Midland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 399 21.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 285 15.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 913 48.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 266 14.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Midland (State Suburbs), 21.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.3% were owned with a mortgage and 48.9% were rented.

Landlord type Midland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 428 46.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 175 19.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 291 31.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Midland (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Midland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 984 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Midland (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $984. The average people per household was 1.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Midland % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 857 45.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 750 40.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 80 4.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Midland (State Suburbs), 45.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 40.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.3% 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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