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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Balgo (L)

Code UCL500890 (UCL)
People 460
Male 230
Female 230
Median age 23
Australian citizenship 445
People born overseas 6
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 81
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 113
Average people per household 4.9
Median weekly household income $944
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $27
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Balgo (L) % Australia %
Total 460 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 230 50.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 230 50.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 410 89.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 460 people were usually resident in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 89.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Balgo (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 10.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 97 21.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 96 20.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 171 37.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 17 3.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 30 6.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 23 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 31.5% of people usually resident in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 10.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 23 years.

Selected characteristics Balgo (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 445 96.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 6 1.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 96.7% of people usually resident in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 1.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Balgo (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 147 46.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 23 7.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 14 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 135 43.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 7.3% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 43.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Balgo (L) % Australia %
Australia 443 96.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Balgo (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Balgo (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Balgo (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 31 24.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 74 59.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 6.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 12 9.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 169 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 125 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 125 people aged 15 years and over in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 24.8% worked full-time, 59.2% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 6.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.6% were unemployed. 169 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Balgo (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Balgo (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Balgo (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 207 -- 466 --
Family 556 -- 1,171 --
Household 944 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $207, the median family income was $556 and the median household income was $944.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Balgo (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 19 23.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 38 46.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 21 25.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 3.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 81 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 81 families in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 23.5% were couple families without children, 46.9% were couple families with children, 25.9% were one parent families and 3.7% 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 Balgo (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 86 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 113 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 86 occupied private dwellings were counted in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Balgo (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 81 94.2 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 5 5.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Balgo (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3 3.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 78 90.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 3.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 90.7% were rented.

Landlord type Balgo (L) % 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 71 91.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 9.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 91.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Balgo (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 27 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 4.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $27. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 4.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 2.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balgo (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 54 62.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 23 26.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 3.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Balgo (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.5% 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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