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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wandering

Code SSC55826 (SSC)
People 355
Male 193
Female 162
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 314
People born overseas 33
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 102
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 191
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $828
Median monthly mortgage repayment $780
Median weekly rent $0
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wandering % Australia %
Total 355 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 193 54.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 162 45.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 355 people were usually resident in Wandering (State Suburbs): of these 54.4% were male and 45.6% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wandering % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 50 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 16 4.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 148 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 63 17.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 52 14.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Wandering (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Wandering % Australia %
Australian citizenship 314 88.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 33 9.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.5% of people usually resident in Wandering (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wandering % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 183 65.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 43 15.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 8 2.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 49 17.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 65.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wandering (State Suburbs) were married, 15.4% were either separated or divorced, 2.9% were widowed and 17.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wandering % Australia %
Australia 284 80.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wandering % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wandering % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 114 62.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 42 22.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 6.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 69 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 184 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 184 people aged 15 years and over in Wandering (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.0% worked full-time, 22.8% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 6.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 69 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wandering % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 466 --
Family 1,006 -- 1,171 --
Household 828 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wandering (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $473, the median family income was $1,006 and the median household income was $828.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wandering % Australia %
Couple family without children 54 52.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 42 41.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 6 5.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 102 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 102 families in Wandering (State Suburbs): of these 52.9% were couple families without children, 41.2% were couple families with children, 5.9% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Wandering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 147 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 191 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 147 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wandering (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wandering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 143 97.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 2.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wandering (State Suburbs), 97.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wandering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 73 49.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 28 19.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 27 18.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 2.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 10.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wandering (State Suburbs), 49.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.0% were owned with a mortgage and 18.4% were rented.

Landlord type Wandering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 11.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 20 74.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 14.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wandering (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 11.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 74.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wandering % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 780 -- 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 Wandering (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $780. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wandering % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 97 66.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 30 20.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wandering (State Suburbs), 66.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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