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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Norseman (L)

Code UCL521000 (UCL)
People 857
Male 461
Female 396
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 669
People born overseas 165
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 206
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 556
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $866
Median monthly mortgage repayment $433
Median weekly rent $71
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Norseman (L) % Australia %
Total 857 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 461 53.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 396 46.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 99 11.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 857 people were usually resident in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.8% were male and 46.2% were female. Of the total population 11.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Norseman (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 76 8.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 123 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 103 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 364 42.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 111 13.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 81 9.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.2% of people usually resident in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Norseman (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 669 78.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 165 19.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 78.1% of people usually resident in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 19.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Norseman (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 266 40.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 117 17.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 24 3.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 253 38.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 17.8% were either separated or divorced, 3.6% were widowed and 38.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Norseman (L) % Australia %
Australia 613 71.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Norseman (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 233 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 90 22.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 15 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 26 6.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 32 8.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 202 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 396 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 396 people aged 15 years and over in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 22.7% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 6.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.1% were unemployed. 202 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Norseman (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 461 -- 466 --
Family 1,115 -- 1,171 --
Household 866 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $461, the median family income was $1,115 and the median household income was $866.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Norseman (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 41.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 80 38.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 34 16.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 3.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 206 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 206 families in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 41.3% were couple families without children, 38.8% were couple families with children, 16.5% were one parent families and 3.4% 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 Norseman (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 387 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 556 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 387 occupied private dwellings were counted in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Norseman (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 344 88.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 14 3.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 29 7.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 7.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Norseman (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 150 38.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 56 14.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 144 37.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 8.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.5% were owned with a mortgage and 37.2% were rented.

Landlord type Norseman (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 12 8.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 21 14.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 100 69.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 7.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 8.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Norseman (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 71 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 433 -- 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 Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $71. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $433. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Norseman (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 204 52.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 117 30.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Norseman (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.2% 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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