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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Derby

Code UCL507000 (UCL)
People 3,093
Male 1,551
Female 1,542
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 2,584
People born overseas 256
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16
Families 658
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,279
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,043
Median monthly mortgage repayment $946
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Derby % Australia %
Total 3,093 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,551 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,542 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,393 45.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,093 people were usually resident in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 45.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Derby % Australia %
People
0-4 years 290 9.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 542 17.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 381 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,401 45.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 267 8.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 210 6.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.9% of people usually resident in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Derby % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,584 83.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 256 8.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.5% of people usually resident in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 8.3% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Derby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 753 33.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 273 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 95 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,138 50.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 33.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 50.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Derby % Australia %
Australia 2,430 78.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Derby % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Derby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 834 61.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 318 23.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 63 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 69 5.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 75 5.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 599 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,359 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,359 people aged 15 years and over in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 61.4% worked full-time, 23.4% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 5.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.5% were unemployed. 599 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Derby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 466 --
Family 1,140 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,043 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $462, the median family income was $1,140 and the median household income was $1,043.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Derby % Australia %
Couple family without children 230 35.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 285 43.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 132 20.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 658 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 658 families in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 35.0% were couple families without children, 43.3% were couple families with children, 20.1% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Derby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,199 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,279 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,199 occupied private dwellings were counted in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Derby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 775 64.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 208 17.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 0.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 205 17.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.6% were separate houses, 17.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 17.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Derby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 241 20.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 193 16.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 587 49.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 176 14.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.1% were owned with a mortgage and 49.0% were rented.

Landlord type Derby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 40 6.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 252 42.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 268 45.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 27 4.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 6.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 42.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Derby % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 946 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $946. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Derby % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 624 52.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 242 20.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 28 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Derby (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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