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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Carnamah

Code SSC53456 (SSC)
People 496
Male 252
Female 244
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 435
People born overseas 51
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 126
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 244
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $856
Median monthly mortgage repayment $430
Median weekly rent $75
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Carnamah % Australia %
Total 496 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 252 50.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 244 49.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 6.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 496 people were usually resident in Carnamah (State Suburbs): of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Of the total population 6.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Carnamah % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 95 19.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 51 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 205 41.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 58 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 53 10.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.2% of people usually resident in Carnamah (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Carnamah % Australia %
Australian citizenship 435 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 51 10.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Carnamah (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.3% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Carnamah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 219 59.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 36 9.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 13 3.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 100 27.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Carnamah (State Suburbs) were married, 9.8% were either separated or divorced, 3.5% were widowed and 27.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Carnamah % Australia %
Australia 416 83.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Carnamah % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Carnamah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 174 71.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 53 21.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 6 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 1.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 104 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 244 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 244 people aged 15 years and over in Carnamah (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 71.3% worked full-time, 21.7% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 1.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 104 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carnamah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 490 -- 466 --
Family 1,075 -- 1,171 --
Household 856 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Carnamah (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $490, the median family income was $1,075 and the median household income was $856.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Carnamah % Australia %
Couple family without children 53 42.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 58 46.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 10 7.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 4.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 126 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 126 families in Carnamah (State Suburbs): of these 42.1% were couple families without children, 46.0% were couple families with children, 7.9% were one parent families and 4.0% 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 Carnamah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 194 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 244 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 194 occupied private dwellings were counted in Carnamah (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Carnamah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 183 94.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 8 4.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Carnamah (State Suburbs), 94.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Carnamah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 83 42.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 31 16.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 66 34.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 2.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Carnamah (State Suburbs), 42.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.0% were rented.

Landlord type Carnamah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 19.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 51 77.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 9.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Carnamah (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 77.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Carnamah % Australia %
Median weekly rent 75 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 430 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Carnamah (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $75. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $430. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carnamah % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 128 66.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 55 28.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Carnamah (State Suburbs), 66.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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