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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Waggrakine

Code SSC55806 (SSC)
People 2,466
Male 1,221
Female 1,245
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 2,139
People born overseas 281
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 694
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 964
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,010
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,062
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waggrakine % Australia %
Total 2,466 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,221 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,245 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 174 7.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,466 people were usually resident in Waggrakine (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 7.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waggrakine % Australia %
People
0-4 years 167 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 463 18.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 308 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,056 42.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 261 10.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 209 8.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.5% of people usually resident in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Waggrakine % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,139 86.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 281 11.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.7% of people usually resident in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.4% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waggrakine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 971 52.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 206 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 63 3.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 598 32.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 3.4% were widowed and 32.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waggrakine % Australia %
Australia 1,960 79.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Waggrakine % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waggrakine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 683 59.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 313 27.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 61 5.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 62 5.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 537 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,153 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,153 people aged 15 years and over in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.2% worked full-time, 27.1% worked part-time, 5.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.4% were unemployed. 537 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waggrakine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 432 -- 466 --
Family 1,084 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,010 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $432, the median family income was $1,084 and the median household income was $1,010.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Waggrakine % Australia %
Couple family without children 263 37.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 318 45.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 107 15.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 694 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 694 families in Waggrakine (State Suburbs): of these 37.9% were couple families without children, 45.8% were couple families with children, 15.4% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Waggrakine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 894 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 964 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 894 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waggrakine (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Waggrakine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 793 88.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 1.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 85 9.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 88.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 9.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waggrakine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 256 28.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 347 38.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 190 21.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 92 10.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 28.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.3% were rented.

Landlord type Waggrakine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 76 40.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 35 18.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 71 37.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waggrakine % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,062 -- 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 Waggrakine (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,062. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waggrakine % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 677 75.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 108 12.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 75.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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