2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

East Fremantle

Code SSC51426 (SSC)
People 6,697
Male 3,254
Female 3,443
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 5,792
People born overseas 1,599
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 65
Families 1,710
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,991
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,265
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,614
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People East Fremantle % Australia %
Total 6,697 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,254 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,443 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,697 people were usually resident in East Fremantle (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age East Fremantle % Australia %
People
0-4 years 445 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 886 13.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 738 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,972 44.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 766 11.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 892 13.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.9% of people usually resident in East Fremantle (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics East Fremantle % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,792 86.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,599 23.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 65 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.5% of people usually resident in East Fremantle (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 23.9% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status East Fremantle % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,612 48.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 716 13.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 302 5.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,742 32.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in East Fremantle (State Suburbs) were married, 13.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.6% were widowed and 32.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth East Fremantle % Australia %
Australia 4,605 68.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses East Fremantle % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) East Fremantle % Australia %

People — employment
Employment East Fremantle % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,959 56.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,190 34.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 135 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 82 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 89 2.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,507 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,455 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,455 people aged 15 years and over in East Fremantle (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 34.4% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.6% were unemployed. 1,507 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation East Fremantle % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes East Fremantle % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 623 -- 466 --
Family 1,796 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,265 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in East Fremantle (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $623, the median family income was $1,796 and the median household income was $1,265.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition East Fremantle % Australia %
Couple family without children 660 38.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 801 46.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 225 13.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 24 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,710 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,710 families in East Fremantle (State Suburbs): of these 38.6% were couple families without children, 46.8% were couple families with children, 13.2% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type East Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,705 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,991 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,705 occupied private dwellings were counted in East Fremantle (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure East Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,841 68.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 541 20.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 303 11.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in East Fremantle (State Suburbs), 68.1% were separate houses, 20.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure East Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 961 35.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 904 33.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 626 23.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 202 7.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in East Fremantle (State Suburbs), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Landlord type East Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 284 45.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 46 7.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 283 45.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in East Fremantle (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics East Fremantle % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,614 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in East Fremantle (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,614. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Fremantle % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,700 62.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 703 26.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 109 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in East Fremantle (State Suburbs), 62.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.0% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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