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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Kambalda

Code SSC54261 (SSC)
People 2,705
Male 1,451
Female 1,254
Median age 28
Australian citizenship 2,138
People born overseas 528
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 691
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,243
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,744
Median monthly mortgage repayment $725
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kambalda % Australia %
Total 2,705 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,451 53.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,254 46.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 99 3.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,705 people were usually resident in Kambalda (State Suburbs): of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Of the total population 3.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kambalda % Australia %
People
0-4 years 289 10.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 544 20.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 325 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,276 47.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 203 7.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 67 2.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 28 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 30.8% of people usually resident in Kambalda (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 10.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 28 years.

Selected characteristics Kambalda % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,138 79.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 528 19.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.0% of people usually resident in Kambalda (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.5% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kambalda % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 891 47.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 200 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 38 2.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 747 39.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kambalda (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 2.0% were widowed and 39.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kambalda % Australia %
Australia 1,942 71.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kambalda % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kambalda % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 933 71.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 208 15.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 50 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 59 4.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 60 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 397 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,310 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,310 people aged 15 years and over in Kambalda (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 71.2% worked full-time, 15.9% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 4.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 397 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kambalda % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 828 -- 466 --
Family 1,868 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,744 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kambalda (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $828, the median family income was $1,868 and the median household income was $1,744.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kambalda % Australia %
Couple family without children 220 31.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 396 57.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 63 9.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 12 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 691 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 691 families in Kambalda (State Suburbs): of these 31.8% were couple families without children, 57.3% were couple families with children, 9.1% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Kambalda % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 983 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,243 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 983 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kambalda (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kambalda % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 873 88.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 49 5.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 43 4.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 18 1.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kambalda (State Suburbs), 88.8% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kambalda % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 141 14.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 432 43.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 290 29.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 117 11.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kambalda (State Suburbs), 14.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Landlord type Kambalda % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 176 60.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 14 4.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 93 32.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 3.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kambalda (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 60.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kambalda % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 725 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kambalda (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $725. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kambalda % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 690 70.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 190 19.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 16 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kambalda (State Suburbs), 70.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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