2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Local Government Areas

Denmark (S)

Code LGA52730 (LGA)
People 4,511
Male 2,231
Female 2,280
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 4,003
People born overseas 1,077
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28
Families 1,245
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,756
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $641
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $145
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People — demographics
People Denmark (S) % Australia %
Total 4,511 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,231 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,280 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,511 people were usually resident in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Denmark (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 226 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 627 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 422 9.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,730 38.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 764 16.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 741 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.9% of people usually resident in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Denmark (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,003 88.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,077 23.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.7% of people usually resident in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 23.9% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Denmark (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,932 52.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 528 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 216 5.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 980 26.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 5.9% were widowed and 26.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Denmark (S) % Australia %
Australia 3,157 70.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Denmark (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Denmark (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Denmark (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 957 46.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 837 41.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 92 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 54 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 101 4.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,420 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,041 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,041 people aged 15 years and over in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 46.9% worked full-time, 41.0% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 1,420 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Denmark (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Denmark (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 362 -- 466 --
Family 825 -- 1,171 --
Household 641 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $362, the median family income was $825 and the median household income was $641.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Denmark (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 601 48.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 436 35.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 203 16.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,245 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,245 families in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.3% were couple families without children, 35.0% were couple families with children, 16.3% were one parent families and 0.4% 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 Denmark (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,868 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,756 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,868 occupied private dwellings were counted in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Denmark (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,766 94.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 18 1.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 62 3.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.5% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Denmark (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 780 41.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 453 24.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 511 27.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 18 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 104 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 27.4% were rented.

Landlord type Denmark (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 170 33.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 64 12.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 248 48.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 27 5.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Denmark (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 145 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 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 Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $145. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Denmark (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,240 66.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 472 25.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 43 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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