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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Quairading (L)

Code UCL523800 (UCL)
People 596
Male 290
Female 306
Median age 49
Australian citizenship 539
People born overseas 66
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 167
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 323
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $637
Median monthly mortgage repayment $510
Median weekly rent $70
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Quairading (L) % Australia %
Total 596 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 290 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 306 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 108 18.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 596 people were usually resident in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 18.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Quairading (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 69 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 45 7.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 214 35.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 76 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 155 26.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 49 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.8% of people usually resident in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 49 years.

Selected characteristics Quairading (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 539 90.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 66 11.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.4% of people usually resident in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Quairading (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 280 57.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 57 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 44 9.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 110 22.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 9.0% were widowed and 22.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Quairading (L) % Australia %
Australia 492 82.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quairading (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 121 49.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 88 35.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 24 9.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 226 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 247 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 247 people aged 15 years and over in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 49.0% worked full-time, 35.6% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.7% were unemployed. 226 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quairading (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 362 -- 466 --
Family 811 -- 1,171 --
Household 637 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $362, the median family income was $811 and the median household income was $637.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Quairading (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 101 60.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 45 26.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 18 10.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 167 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 167 families in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 60.5% were couple families without children, 26.9% were couple families with children, 10.8% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Quairading (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 261 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 323 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 261 occupied private dwellings were counted in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Quairading (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 254 97.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7 2.7 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 Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Quairading (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 119 45.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 57 21.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 67 25.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 6.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Landlord type Quairading (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 4.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 18 26.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 41 61.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 9.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Quairading (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 70 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 510 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $70. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $510. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quairading (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 164 62.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 86 33.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Quairading (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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