2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Attadale

Code SSC51056 (SSC)
People 5,720
Male 2,643
Female 3,077
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 4,961
People born overseas 1,559
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 47
Families 1,561
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,357
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,419
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Attadale % Australia %
Total 5,720 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,643 46.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,077 53.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,720 people were usually resident in Attadale (State Suburbs): of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Attadale % Australia %
People
0-4 years 323 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 862 15.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 806 14.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,190 38.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 648 11.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 893 15.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Attadale (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Attadale % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,961 86.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,559 27.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 47 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.7% of people usually resident in Attadale (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 27.3% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Attadale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,653 58.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 359 7.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 219 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,298 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Attadale (State Suburbs) were married, 7.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Attadale % Australia %
Australia 3,872 67.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Attadale % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Attadale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,589 57.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 967 34.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 105 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 68 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 61 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,510 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,790 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,790 people aged 15 years and over in Attadale (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.0% worked full-time, 34.7% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 1,510 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Attadale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 625 -- 466 --
Family 1,821 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,419 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Attadale (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $625, the median family income was $1,821 and the median household income was $1,419.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Attadale % Australia %
Couple family without children 606 38.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 766 49.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 170 10.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,561 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,561 families in Attadale (State Suburbs): of these 38.8% were couple families without children, 49.1% were couple families with children, 10.9% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Attadale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,121 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,357 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,121 occupied private dwellings were counted in Attadale (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Attadale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,717 81.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 234 11.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 170 8.0 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 Attadale (State Suburbs), 81.0% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Attadale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 918 43.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 664 31.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 422 19.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 105 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Attadale (State Suburbs), 43.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 19.9% were rented.

Landlord type Attadale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 270 64.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 1.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 132 31.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Attadale (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Attadale % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,700 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Attadale (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Attadale % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,548 73.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 450 21.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 43 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Attadale (State Suburbs), 73.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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