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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Safety Bay

Code SSC52236 (SSC)
People 7,305
Male 3,681
Female 3,624
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 6,175
People born overseas 2,186
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35
Families 2,112
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,303
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $959
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Safety Bay % Australia %
Total 7,305 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,681 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,624 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 65 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,305 people were usually resident in Safety Bay (State Suburbs): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Safety Bay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 346 4.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 896 12.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 911 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,695 36.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,010 13.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,447 19.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.0% of people usually resident in Safety Bay (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Safety Bay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,175 84.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,186 29.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.5% of people usually resident in Safety Bay (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 29.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Safety Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,434 56.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 700 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 363 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,562 25.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Safety Bay (State Suburbs) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Safety Bay % Australia %
Australia 4,553 62.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Safety Bay % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Safety Bay % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Safety Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,914 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 927 28.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 163 5.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 91 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 162 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,370 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,257 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,257 people aged 15 years and over in Safety Bay (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 5.0% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 2,370 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Safety Bay % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Safety Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 424 -- 466 --
Family 1,106 -- 1,171 --
Household 959 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Safety Bay (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $424, the median family income was $1,106 and the median household income was $959.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Safety Bay % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,026 48.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 782 37.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 272 12.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 32 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,112 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,112 families in Safety Bay (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were couple families without children, 37.0% were couple families with children, 12.9% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Safety Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,948 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,303 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,948 occupied private dwellings were counted in Safety Bay (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Safety Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,683 91.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 129 4.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 133 4.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Safety Bay (State Suburbs), 91.0% were separate houses, 4.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Safety Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,217 41.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 884 30.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 604 20.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 235 8.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Safety Bay (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Landlord type Safety Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 339 56.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 25 4.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 231 38.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Safety Bay (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Safety Bay % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Safety Bay (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Safety Bay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,087 70.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 623 21.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 73 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Safety Bay (State Suburbs), 70.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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