2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Cooloongup

Code SSC51341 (SSC)
People 6,822
Male 3,349
Female 3,473
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 5,731
People born overseas 1,862
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 1,853
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,837
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $801
Median monthly mortgage repayment $993
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People Cooloongup % Australia %
Total 6,822 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,349 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,473 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 158 2.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,822 people were usually resident in Cooloongup (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cooloongup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 434 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,000 14.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,014 14.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,632 38.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 727 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,017 14.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.0% of people usually resident in Cooloongup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Cooloongup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,731 84.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,862 27.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.0% of people usually resident in Cooloongup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 27.3% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cooloongup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,511 46.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 772 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 323 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,777 33.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cooloongup (State Suburbs) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 33.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cooloongup % Australia %
Australia 4,401 64.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cooloongup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cooloongup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,787 61.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 761 26.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 122 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 74 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 186 6.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,054 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,930 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,930 people aged 15 years and over in Cooloongup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.0% worked full-time, 26.0% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.3% were unemployed. 2,054 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cooloongup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 393 -- 466 --
Family 991 -- 1,171 --
Household 801 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cooloongup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $393, the median family income was $991 and the median household income was $801.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cooloongup % Australia %
Couple family without children 723 39.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 725 39.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 382 20.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 23 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,853 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,853 families in Cooloongup (State Suburbs): of these 39.0% were couple families without children, 39.1% were couple families with children, 20.6% 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 Cooloongup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,630 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,837 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,630 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cooloongup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cooloongup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,425 92.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 96 3.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 109 4.1 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 Cooloongup (State Suburbs), 92.2% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cooloongup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 692 26.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,033 39.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 708 26.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 186 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cooloongup (State Suburbs), 26.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.3% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Landlord type Cooloongup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 330 46.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 122 17.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 244 34.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cooloongup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cooloongup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 993 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cooloongup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $993. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cooloongup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,833 69.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 605 23.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 69 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cooloongup (State Suburbs), 69.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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