2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | Local Government Areas

Ngaanyatjarraku (S)

Code LGA56620 (LGA)
People 1,335
Male 626
Female 709
Median age 27
Australian citizenship 1,319
People born overseas 9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 300
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 419
Average people per household 4.1
Median weekly household income $844
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $10
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People — demographics
People Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Total 1,335 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 626 46.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 709 53.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,166 87.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,335 people were usually resident in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Of the total population 87.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 116 8.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 246 18.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 232 17.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 566 42.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 99 7.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 75 5.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 27 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.1% of people usually resident in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 13.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 27 years.

Selected characteristics Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,319 98.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 9 0.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 98.8% of people usually resident in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 0.7% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 461 47.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 60 6.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 61 6.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 390 40.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 6.2% were either separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 40.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Australia 1,310 98.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 139 23.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 367 63.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 40 6.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 28 4.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 1.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 325 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 582 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 582 people aged 15 years and over in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 23.9% worked full-time, 63.1% worked part-time, 6.9% were away from work, 4.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.4% were unemployed. 325 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 196 -- 466 --
Family 452 -- 1,171 --
Household 844 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $196, the median family income was $452 and the median household income was $844.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 71 23.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 126 42.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 96 32.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 300 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 300 families in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 23.7% were couple families without children, 42.0% were couple families with children, 32.0% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 311 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 419 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 311 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 288 92.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 23 7.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5 1.6 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) 293 94.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 3.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 1.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 94.2% were rented.

Landlord type Ngaanyatjarraku (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 18 6.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 264 90.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 3.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 90.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 10 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 4.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $10. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 4.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.6.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ngaanyatjarraku (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 221 71.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 65 20.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ngaanyatjarraku (S) (Local Government Areas), 71.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.0% 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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