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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Palgarup

Code SSC55196 (SSC)
People 398
Male 206
Female 192
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 371
People born overseas 42
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 104
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 154
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $850
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $79
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Palgarup % Australia %
Total 398 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 206 51.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 192 48.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 398 people were usually resident in Palgarup (State Suburbs): of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Palgarup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 7.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 76 19.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 50 12.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 159 39.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 45 11.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 37 9.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.9% of people usually resident in Palgarup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Palgarup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 371 93.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 42 10.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.2% of people usually resident in Palgarup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Palgarup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 172 59.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 30 10.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 11 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 76 26.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Palgarup (State Suburbs) were married, 10.3% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 26.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Palgarup % Australia %
Australia 347 87.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Palgarup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Palgarup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 107 55.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 58 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 14 7.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 4.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 99 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 192 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 192 people aged 15 years and over in Palgarup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.7% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 7.3% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 99 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Palgarup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 389 -- 466 --
Family 1,028 -- 1,171 --
Household 850 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Palgarup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $389, the median family income was $1,028 and the median household income was $850.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Palgarup % Australia %
Couple family without children 33 31.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 60 57.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 11 10.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 104 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 104 families in Palgarup (State Suburbs): of these 31.7% were couple families without children, 57.7% were couple families with children, 10.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Palgarup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 134 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 154 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 134 occupied private dwellings were counted in Palgarup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Palgarup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 117 87.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 3.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 12 9.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Palgarup (State Suburbs), 87.3% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 9.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Palgarup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 51 38.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 56 41.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 17 12.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 2.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Palgarup (State Suburbs), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.8% were owned with a mortgage and 12.7% were rented.

Landlord type Palgarup % 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 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 16 94.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Palgarup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 94.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Palgarup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 79 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Palgarup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $79. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Palgarup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 101 75.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 26 19.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Palgarup (State Suburbs), 75.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.4% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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