2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Alfred Cove

Code SSC51011 (SSC)
People 2,048
Male 987
Female 1,061
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,784
People born overseas 539
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16
Families 579
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 932
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,169
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $218
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People — demographics
People Alfred Cove % Australia %
Total 2,048 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 987 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,061 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,048 people were usually resident in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alfred Cove % Australia %
People
0-4 years 138 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 215 10.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 250 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 881 43.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 215 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 350 17.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.2% of people usually resident in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Alfred Cove % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,784 87.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 539 26.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.1% of people usually resident in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.3% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alfred Cove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 941 55.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 178 10.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 98 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 475 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs) were married, 10.5% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alfred Cove % Australia %
Australia 1,416 69.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Alfred Cove % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Alfred Cove % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Alfred Cove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 653 60.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 329 30.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 46 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 21 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 28 2.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 536 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,077 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,077 people aged 15 years and over in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.6% worked full-time, 30.5% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.6% were unemployed. 536 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Alfred Cove % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Alfred Cove % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Alfred Cove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 466 --
Family 1,582 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,169 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $578, the median family income was $1,582 and the median household income was $1,169.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Alfred Cove % Australia %
Couple family without children 253 43.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 254 43.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 67 11.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 579 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 579 families in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs): of these 43.7% were couple families without children, 43.9% were couple families with children, 11.6% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Alfred Cove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 841 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 932 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 841 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Alfred Cove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 713 84.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 85 10.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 43 5.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs), 84.8% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alfred Cove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 345 41.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 292 34.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 173 20.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.7% were owned with a mortgage and 20.6% were rented.

Landlord type Alfred Cove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 74 42.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 6.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 85 49.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alfred Cove % Australia %
Median weekly rent 218 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $218. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alfred Cove % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 576 68.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 213 25.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 29 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (State Suburbs), 68.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.3% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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