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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Watheroo

Code SSC55881 (SSC)
People 275
Male 145
Female 130
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 245
People born overseas 37
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 70
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 102
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $900
Median monthly mortgage repayment $460
Median weekly rent $0
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Watheroo % Australia %
Total 275 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 145 52.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 130 47.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 275 people were usually resident in Watheroo (State Suburbs): of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Of the total population 2.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Watheroo % Australia %
People
0-4 years 18 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 47 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 17 6.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 128 46.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 35 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 28 10.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.6% of people usually resident in Watheroo (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Watheroo % Australia %
Australian citizenship 245 89.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 37 13.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.1% of people usually resident in Watheroo (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.5% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Watheroo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 136 65.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 15 7.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 11 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 50 24.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 65.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Watheroo (State Suburbs) were married, 7.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 24.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Watheroo % Australia %
Australia 229 83.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Watheroo % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Watheroo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 106 71.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 25 16.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 6 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 50 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 148 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 148 people aged 15 years and over in Watheroo (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 71.6% worked full-time, 16.9% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 50 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Watheroo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 419 -- 466 --
Family 1,092 -- 1,171 --
Household 900 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Watheroo (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $419, the median family income was $1,092 and the median household income was $900.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Watheroo % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 50.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 32 45.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3 4.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 70 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 70 families in Watheroo (State Suburbs): of these 50.0% were couple families without children, 45.7% were couple families with children, 4.3% 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 Watheroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 102 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 102 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 102 occupied private dwellings were counted in Watheroo (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Watheroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 102 100.0 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 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Watheroo (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Watheroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 58 56.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 18 17.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 18 17.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 3.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Watheroo (State Suburbs), 56.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Landlord type Watheroo % 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 10 55.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 38.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Watheroo (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 55.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Watheroo % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 460 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Watheroo (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $460. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Watheroo % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 73 71.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 26 25.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Watheroo (State Suburbs), 71.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.5% 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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