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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Mandurah

Code UCL516800 (UCL)
People 67,813
Male 33,261
Female 34,552
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 57,409
People born overseas 14,818
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 269
Families 18,687
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 33,173
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $883
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mandurah % Australia %
Total 67,813 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 33,261 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 34,552 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 927 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 67,813 people were usually resident in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mandurah % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,025 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 9,673 14.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 7,586 11.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 24,810 36.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 8,811 13.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 12,906 19.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.2% of people usually resident in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Mandurah % Australia %
Australian citizenship 57,409 84.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 14,818 21.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 269 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.7% of people usually resident in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 21.9% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mandurah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 30,277 56.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 6,764 12.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3,495 6.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 13,578 25.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.5% were widowed and 25.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mandurah % Australia %
Australia 47,466 70.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mandurah % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mandurah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 15,864 57.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 8,293 30.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,333 4.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 713 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,423 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 22,297 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 27,626 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 27,626 people aged 15 years and over in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 57.4% worked full-time, 30.0% worked part-time, 4.8% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 22,297 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mandurah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 395 -- 466 --
Family 1,076 -- 1,171 --
Household 883 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $395, the median family income was $1,076 and the median household income was $883.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mandurah % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,818 47.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 7,144 38.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,570 13.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 155 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 18,687 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 18,687 families in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.2% were couple families without children, 38.2% were couple families with children, 13.8% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Mandurah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 26,389 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 33,173 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 26,389 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mandurah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 22,172 84.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,196 8.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,604 6.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 391 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 26 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.0% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mandurah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,590 32.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,569 32.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,608 25.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 558 2.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 2,064 7.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.0% were rented.

Landlord type Mandurah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,442 52.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 577 8.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,429 36.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 159 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mandurah % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mandurah % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 18,483 70.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 5,644 21.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 582 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mandurah (Urban Centres and Localities), 70.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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