2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Bicton

Code SSC51176 (SSC)
People 6,018
Male 2,889
Female 3,129
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 5,350
People born overseas 1,484
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22
Families 1,612
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,921
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,086
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,539
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bicton % Australia %
Total 6,018 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,889 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,129 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,018 people were usually resident in Bicton (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bicton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 303 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 657 10.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 712 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,372 39.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 736 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,238 20.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.0% of people usually resident in Bicton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Bicton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,350 88.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,484 24.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.9% of people usually resident in Bicton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 24.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bicton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,503 49.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 638 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 460 9.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,451 28.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bicton (State Suburbs) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 28.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bicton % Australia %
Australia 4,225 70.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bicton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bicton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,828 60.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 945 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 117 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 52 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 82 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,812 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,024 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,024 people aged 15 years and over in Bicton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.4% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 1,812 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bicton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 466 --
Family 1,600 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,086 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bicton (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 $1,600 and the median household income was $1,086.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bicton % Australia %
Couple family without children 708 43.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 656 40.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 214 13.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 34 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,612 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,612 families in Bicton (State Suburbs): of these 43.9% were couple families without children, 40.7% were couple families with children, 13.3% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 Bicton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,647 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,921 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,647 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bicton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Bicton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,851 69.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 410 15.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 383 14.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bicton (State Suburbs), 69.9% were separate houses, 15.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bicton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,047 39.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 739 27.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 643 24.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 165 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bicton (State Suburbs), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.9% were owned with a mortgage and 24.3% were rented.

Landlord type Bicton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 381 59.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 32 5.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 214 33.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 17 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bicton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bicton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,539 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bicton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,539. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bicton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,596 60.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 870 32.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 83 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bicton (State Suburbs), 60.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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