2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Local Government Areas

Murchison (S)

Code LGA56160 (LGA)
People 110
Male 64
Female 46
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 99
People born overseas 5
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 26
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 69
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $825
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $0
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Murchison (S) % Australia %
Total 110 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 64 58.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 46 41.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 30.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 110 people were usually resident in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 58.2% were male and 41.8% were female. Of the total population 30.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Murchison (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4 3.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 19 17.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 10 9.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 58 52.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 19 17.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 0 0.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.9% of people usually resident in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Murchison (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 99 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 5 4.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Murchison (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 43.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 8 9.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 0 0.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 39 44.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.2% were either separated or divorced, 0.0% were widowed and 44.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Murchison (S) % Australia %
Australia 96 87.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Murchison (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 46 74.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 12 19.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 6.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 18 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 62 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 62 people aged 15 years and over in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 74.2% worked full-time, 19.4% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 6.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 18 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murchison (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 531 -- 466 --
Family 1,025 -- 1,171 --
Household 825 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $531, the median family income was $1,025 and the median household income was $825.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Murchison (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 11 42.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 15 57.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 0 0.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 26 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 26 families in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 42.3% were couple families without children, 57.7% were couple families with children, 0.0% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Murchison (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 55 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 69 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 55 occupied private dwellings were counted in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Murchison (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 41 74.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 7.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 18.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.3% were flats, units or apartments and 18.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Murchison (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 13 23.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 28 50.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 10.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 18.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 50.9% were rented.

Landlord type Murchison (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 60.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 42.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Murchison (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murchison (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 28 50.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 7 12.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Murchison (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.7% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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