2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Cannington

Code SSC51241 (SSC)
People 4,094
Male 1,998
Female 2,096
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 2,909
People born overseas 1,754
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 61
Families 1,036
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,017
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $794
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cannington % Australia %
Total 4,094 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,998 48.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,096 51.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 1.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,094 people were usually resident in Cannington (State Suburbs): of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cannington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 239 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 335 8.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 855 20.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,805 44.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 404 9.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 454 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.0% of people usually resident in Cannington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Cannington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,909 71.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,754 42.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 61 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 71.1% of people usually resident in Cannington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 42.8% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cannington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,244 35.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 519 14.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 189 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,569 44.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 35.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cannington (State Suburbs) were married, 14.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 44.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cannington % Australia %
Australia 1,987 48.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cannington % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cannington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,240 59.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 594 28.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 61 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 63 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 128 6.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,158 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,086 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,086 people aged 15 years and over in Cannington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.4% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.1% were unemployed. 1,158 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cannington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 425 -- 466 --
Family 983 -- 1,171 --
Household 794 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $425, the median family income was $983 and the median household income was $794.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cannington % Australia %
Couple family without children 400 38.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 340 32.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 227 21.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 69 6.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,036 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,036 families in Cannington (State Suburbs): of these 38.6% were couple families without children, 32.8% were couple families with children, 21.9% were one parent families and 6.7% 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 Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,855 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,017 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,855 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cannington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,075 58.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 510 27.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 250 13.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 20 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cannington (State Suburbs), 58.0% were separate houses, 27.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 423 22.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 443 23.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 837 45.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 149 8.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), 22.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 45.1% were rented.

Landlord type Cannington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 488 58.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 93 11.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 254 30.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 0.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 58.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cannington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cannington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,020 55.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 573 30.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 147 7.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), 55.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 7.9% 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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