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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Orelia

Code SSC52101 (SSC)
People 4,142
Male 2,076
Female 2,066
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 3,364
People born overseas 1,136
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19
Families 1,084
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,886
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $816
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,051
Median weekly rent $140
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Orelia % Australia %
Total 4,142 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,076 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,066 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 134 3.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,142 people were usually resident in Orelia (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 3.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Orelia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 357 8.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 599 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 554 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,718 41.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 452 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 462 11.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.1% of people usually resident in Orelia (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Orelia % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,364 81.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,136 27.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.2% of people usually resident in Orelia (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 27.4% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Orelia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,371 43.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 488 15.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 159 5.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,168 36.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Orelia (State Suburbs) were married, 15.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.0% were widowed and 36.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Orelia % Australia %
Australia 2,656 64.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Orelia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Orelia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,117 62.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 413 23.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 76 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 63 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 112 6.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,141 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,781 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,781 people aged 15 years and over in Orelia (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.7% worked full-time, 23.2% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.3% were unemployed. 1,141 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Orelia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 417 -- 466 --
Family 1,004 -- 1,171 --
Household 816 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Orelia (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $417, the median family income was $1,004 and the median household income was $816.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Orelia % Australia %
Couple family without children 415 38.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 447 41.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 208 19.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,084 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,084 families in Orelia (State Suburbs): of these 38.3% were couple families without children, 41.2% were couple families with children, 19.2% 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 Orelia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,704 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,886 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,704 occupied private dwellings were counted in Orelia (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Orelia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,351 79.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 67 3.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 286 16.8 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 Orelia (State Suburbs), 79.3% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Orelia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 354 20.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 735 43.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 438 25.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 169 9.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Orelia (State Suburbs), 20.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Landlord type Orelia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 195 44.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 92 21.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 135 30.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 3.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Orelia (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Orelia % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,051 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Orelia (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,051. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Orelia % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,068 62.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 452 26.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 45 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Orelia (State Suburbs), 62.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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