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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Muchea (L)

Code UCL519370 (UCL)
People 493
Male 251
Female 242
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 441
People born overseas 96
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 128
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 181
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,039
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,067
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Muchea (L) % Australia %
Total 493 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 251 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 242 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 493 people were usually resident in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Muchea (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 93 18.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 51 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 234 47.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 57 11.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 35 7.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.9% of people usually resident in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Muchea (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 441 89.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 96 19.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 1.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.5% of people usually resident in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 19.5% were born overseas and 1.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Muchea (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 203 53.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 62 16.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 10 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 97 25.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 16.4% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 25.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Muchea (L) % Australia %
Australia 373 75.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Muchea (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 156 64.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 56 23.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 13 5.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 112 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 242 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 242 people aged 15 years and over in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 64.5% worked full-time, 23.1% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.4% were unemployed. 112 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Muchea (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 466 --
Family 1,149 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,039 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $468, the median family income was $1,149 and the median household income was $1,039.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Muchea (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 47 36.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 68 53.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 13 10.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 128 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 128 families in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 36.7% were couple families without children, 53.1% were couple families with children, 10.2% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Muchea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 174 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 181 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 174 occupied private dwellings were counted in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Muchea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 174 100.0 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 Muchea (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 Muchea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 57 32.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 104 59.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 10 5.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 59.8% were owned with a mortgage and 5.7% were rented.

Landlord type Muchea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 0 0.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 40.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 0.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Muchea (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,067 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,067. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Muchea (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 130 74.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 40 23.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Muchea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 74.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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