2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Western Australia | Local Government Areas

Wanneroo (C)

Code LGA58760 (LGA)
People 80,008
Male 39,747
Female 40,261
Australian citizenship 68,334
People born overseas 27,063
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 349
Families 22,276
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 29,277
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Total 80,008 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 39,747 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 40,261 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,834 2.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 80,008 people were counted in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,081 8.9 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 14,221 17.8 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 10,987 13.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 35,390 44.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 6,216 7.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,114 7.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 21,302 children aged 0-14 years and 12,330 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 68,334 85.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 27,063 33.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 349 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 68,334 people were Australian citizens, 27,063 were born overseas and 349 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,438 55.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 6,572 11.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,228 3.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 17,466 29.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 55.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.2% were separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 29.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Australia 49,245 61.6 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wanneroo (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Wanneroo (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 21,165 56.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 11,596 31.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,144 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,431 9.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 19,746 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 37,336 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 37,336 people aged 15 years and over in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 31.1% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.2% were unemployed. 19,746 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,887 30.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 11,507 51.7 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 3,642 16.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 240 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 22,276 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 22,276 families were counted: of these, 30.9% were couple families without children, 51.7% were couple families with children, 16.3% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,366 93.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 29,277 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 27,366 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 24,616 90.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,783 6.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 472 1.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 352 1.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 143 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,600 27.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 13,339 48.7 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,649 17.0 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 816 3.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 962 3.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 48.7% were being purchased and 17.0% were rented.

Landlord type Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,460 31.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,343 28.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,794 38.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 52 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 31.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 28.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Wanneroo (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 21,925 80.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,208 15.4 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 582 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wanneroo (C) (Local Government Areas), 80.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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