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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Brookton (L)

Code UCL502200 (UCL)
People 576
Male 276
Female 300
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 492
People born overseas 64
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 148
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 277
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $642
Median monthly mortgage repayment $607
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Brookton (L) % Australia %
Total 576 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 276 47.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 300 52.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 111 19.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 576 people were usually resident in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Of the total population 19.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Brookton (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 43 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 83 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 37 6.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 193 33.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 79 13.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 140 24.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Brookton (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 492 85.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 64 11.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.4% of people usually resident in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.1% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Brookton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 215 47.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 51 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 65 14.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 118 26.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 14.5% were widowed and 26.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Brookton (L) % Australia %
Australia 462 80.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Brookton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 122 51.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 74 31.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 16 6.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 6.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 170 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 235 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 235 people aged 15 years and over in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 51.9% worked full-time, 31.5% worked part-time, 6.8% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.4% were unemployed. 170 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brookton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 374 -- 466 --
Family 791 -- 1,171 --
Household 642 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $374, the median family income was $791 and the median household income was $642.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Brookton (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 70 47.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 53 35.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 21 14.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 2.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 148 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 148 families in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.3% were couple families without children, 35.8% were couple families with children, 14.2% were one parent families and 2.7% 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 Brookton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 227 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 277 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 227 occupied private dwellings were counted in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Brookton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 194 85.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 10.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 4.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.5% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Brookton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 40.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 44 19.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 71 31.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 7.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.4% were owned with a mortgage and 31.3% were rented.

Landlord type Brookton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 5.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 17 23.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 50 70.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 5.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 23.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 70.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Brookton (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 607 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $607. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brookton (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 145 63.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 71 31.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Brookton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.3% 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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