2006 Census QuickStats

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Tom Price

Code UCL526400 (UCL)
People 2,721
Male 1,499
Female 1,222
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 2,213
People born overseas 420
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28
Families 637
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,313
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,507
Median monthly mortgage repayment $250
Median weekly rent $54
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tom Price % Australia %
Total 2,721 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,499 55.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,222 44.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 158 5.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,721 people were usually resident in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 55.1% were male and 44.9% were female. Of the total population 5.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tom Price % Australia %
People
0-4 years 283 10.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 523 19.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 290 10.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,480 54.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 126 4.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 20 0.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.6% of people usually resident in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 5.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Tom Price % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,213 81.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 420 15.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.3% of people usually resident in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 15.4% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tom Price % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 999 52.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 182 9.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 21 1.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 715 37.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 9.5% were either separated or divorced, 1.1% were widowed and 37.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tom Price % Australia %
Australia 2,000 73.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tom Price % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Tom Price % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tom Price % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,062 72.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 258 17.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 89 6.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 45 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 20 1.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 219 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,474 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,474 people aged 15 years and over in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 72.0% worked full-time, 17.5% worked part-time, 6.0% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.4% were unemployed. 219 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Tom Price % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tom Price % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,181 -- 466 --
Family 2,576 -- 1,171 --
Household 2,507 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $1,181, the median family income was $2,576 and the median household income was $2,507.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Tom Price % Australia %
Couple family without children 200 31.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 396 62.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 35 5.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 637 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 637 families in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 31.4% were couple families without children, 62.2% were couple families with children, 5.5% were one parent families and 0.9% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Tom Price % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 999 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,313 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 999 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Tom Price % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 850 85.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 4.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 20 2.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 87 8.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.1% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tom Price % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 76 7.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 112 11.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 680 68.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 123 12.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 7.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 11.2% were owned with a mortgage and 68.1% were rented.

Landlord type Tom Price % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 85 12.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 36 5.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 529 77.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 29 4.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 12.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 77.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tom Price % Australia %
Median weekly rent 54 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 250 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $54. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $250. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tom Price % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 629 63.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 136 13.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 29 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.6% 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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