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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Looma (L)

Code UCL516400 (UCL)
People 393
Male 180
Female 213
Median age 21
Australian citizenship 387
People born overseas 0
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 82
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 61
Average people per household 5.4
Median weekly household income $618
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $30
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Looma (L) % Australia %
Total 393 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 180 45.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 213 54.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 387 98.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 393 people were usually resident in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 45.8% were male and 54.2% were female. Of the total population 98.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Looma (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 10.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 105 26.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 78 19.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 131 33.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 22 5.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 13 3.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 21 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 37.4% of people usually resident in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 8.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 21 years.

Selected characteristics Looma (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 387 98.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 0 0.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 98.5% of people usually resident in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 0.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Looma (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 25.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 8 3.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 5 2.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 168 68.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 25.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 3.3% were either separated or divorced, 2.0% were widowed and 68.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Looma (L) % Australia %
Australia 388 98.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Looma (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26 28.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 54 58.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 6.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 6 6.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 151 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 92 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 92 people aged 15 years and over in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 28.3% worked full-time, 58.7% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 6.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 151 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Looma (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 198 -- 466 --
Family 495 -- 1,171 --
Household 618 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $198, the median family income was $495 and the median household income was $618.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Looma (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6 7.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 35 42.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 33 40.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 9.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 82 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 82 families in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 7.3% were couple families without children, 42.7% were couple families with children, 40.2% were one parent families and 9.8% 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 Looma (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 61 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 61 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 61 occupied private dwellings were counted in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Looma (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 61 100.0 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 Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 Looma (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 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) 61 100.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 4.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 100.0% were rented.

Landlord type Looma (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 63 103.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Looma (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 103.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Looma (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 30 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 5.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.7 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $30. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 5.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.7.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Looma (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 58 95.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3 4.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 4.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Looma (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 4.9% were single (or lone) person households and 4.9% 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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