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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Wallaroo

Code UCL427800 (UCL)
People 3,053
Male 1,506
Female 1,547
Median age 50
Australian citizenship 2,774
People born overseas 285
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 854
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,018
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $567
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wallaroo % Australia %
Total 3,053 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,506 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,547 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,053 people were usually resident in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wallaroo % Australia %
People
0-4 years 125 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 332 10.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 300 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 967 31.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 538 17.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 790 25.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 50 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.0% of people usually resident in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 43.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 50 years.

Selected characteristics Wallaroo % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,774 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 285 9.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wallaroo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,394 53.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 345 13.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 257 9.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 600 23.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.3% were either separated or divorced, 9.9% were widowed and 23.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wallaroo % Australia %
Australia 2,522 82.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wallaroo % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wallaroo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 507 48.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 357 34.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 48 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 103 9.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,371 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,042 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,042 people aged 15 years and over in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 48.7% worked full-time, 34.3% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.9% were unemployed. 1,371 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wallaroo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 304 -- 466 --
Family 663 -- 1,171 --
Household 567 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $304, the median family income was $663 and the median household income was $567.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wallaroo % Australia %
Couple family without children 481 56.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 241 28.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 122 14.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 854 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 854 families in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 56.3% were couple families without children, 28.2% were couple families with children, 14.3% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Wallaroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,353 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,018 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,353 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Wallaroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,245 92.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 50 3.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 2.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.0% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wallaroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 561 41.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 290 21.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 395 29.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.4% were owned with a mortgage and 29.2% were rented.

Landlord type Wallaroo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 120 30.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 101 25.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 166 42.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wallaroo % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wallaroo % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 848 62.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 386 28.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wallaroo (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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