2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Ashfield

Code SSC51051 (SSC)
People 1,167
Male 612
Female 555
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 992
People born overseas 305
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 314
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 548
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $857
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,127
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ashfield % Australia %
Total 1,167 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 612 52.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 555 47.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 85 7.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,167 people were usually resident in Ashfield (State Suburbs): of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Of the total population 7.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ashfield % Australia %
People
0-4 years 64 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 135 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 139 11.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 499 42.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 122 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 209 17.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.1% of people usually resident in Ashfield (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Ashfield % Australia %
Australian citizenship 992 85.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 305 26.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.0% of people usually resident in Ashfield (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.1% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ashfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 403 41.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 142 14.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 58 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 371 38.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ashfield (State Suburbs) were married, 14.7% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 38.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ashfield % Australia %
Australia 769 65.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashfield % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ashfield % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ashfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 333 63.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 137 26.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 20 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 20 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 364 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 527 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 527 people aged 15 years and over in Ashfield (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.2% worked full-time, 26.0% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 364 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ashfield % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ashfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 456 -- 466 --
Family 1,053 -- 1,171 --
Household 857 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ashfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $456, the median family income was $1,053 and the median household income was $857.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashfield % Australia %
Couple family without children 152 48.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 93 29.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 62 19.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 314 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 314 families in Ashfield (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were couple families without children, 29.6% were couple families with children, 19.7% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Ashfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 503 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 548 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 503 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ashfield (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ashfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 475 94.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 3.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 2.2 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 Ashfield (State Suburbs), 94.4% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ashfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 120 23.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 142 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 202 40.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ashfield (State Suburbs), 23.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 40.2% were rented.

Landlord type Ashfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 60 29.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 98 48.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 46 22.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ashfield (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 48.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ashfield % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,127 -- 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 Ashfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashfield % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 307 61.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 149 29.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 29 5.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ashfield (State Suburbs), 61.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.6% were single (or lone) person households and 5.8% 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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