2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Statistical Local Areas

Joondalup (C) - North

Code 505154171 (SLA)
People 49,675
Male 24,570
Female 25,105
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 39,765
People born overseas 21,113
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 481
Families 13,654
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,143
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,337
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $225
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People — demographics
People Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Total 49,675 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 24,570 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 25,105 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 224 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 49,675 people were usually resident in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,008 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 8,296 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 8,262 16.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 22,156 44.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 4,347 8.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,603 7.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.8% of people usually resident in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Australian citizenship 39,765 80.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 21,113 42.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 481 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.1% of people usually resident in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 42.5% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 21,301 55.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,729 9.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,210 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 12,134 31.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 9.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 31.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Australia 25,941 52.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 16,448 60.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 8,220 30.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,070 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 623 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 960 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 9,215 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 27,321 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 27,321 people aged 15 years and over in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.2% worked full-time, 30.1% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 9,215 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 557 -- 466 --
Family 1,473 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,337 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $557, the median family income was $1,473 and the median household income was $1,337.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,180 30.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 7,504 55.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,796 13.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 174 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 13,654 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 13,654 families in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas): of these 30.6% were couple families without children, 55.0% were couple families with children, 13.2% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,924 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,143 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 16,924 occupied private dwellings were counted in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,974 88.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 984 5.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 889 5.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 77 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas), 88.5% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,026 23.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,570 50.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,430 20.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 47 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 850 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas), 23.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 50.6% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Landlord type Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,809 52.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 178 5.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,381 40.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 61 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $225. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Joondalup (C) - North % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 13,463 79.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,307 13.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 413 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Joondalup (C) - North (Statistical Local Areas), 79.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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