2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Heathridge

Code SSC51596 (SSC)
People 6,882
Male 3,435
Female 3,447
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 5,757
People born overseas 2,049
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31
Families 1,882
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,794
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,073
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $190
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People — demographics
People Heathridge % Australia %
Total 6,882 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,435 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,447 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 71 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,882 people were usually resident in Heathridge (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Heathridge % Australia %
People
0-4 years 482 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 966 14.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,196 17.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,173 46.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 586 8.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 479 7.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.0% of people usually resident in Heathridge (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Heathridge % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,757 83.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,049 29.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.7% of people usually resident in Heathridge (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 29.8% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Heathridge % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,282 42.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 749 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 169 3.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,237 41.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Heathridge (State Suburbs) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 3.1% were widowed and 41.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Heathridge % Australia %
Australia 4,360 63.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Heathridge % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Heathridge % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,368 61.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,067 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 168 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 88 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 172 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,235 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,863 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,863 people aged 15 years and over in Heathridge (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.3% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 1,235 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Heathridge % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 466 --
Family 1,165 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,073 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Heathridge (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $532, the median family income was $1,165 and the median household income was $1,073.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Heathridge % Australia %
Couple family without children 612 32.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 810 43.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 411 21.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 49 2.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,882 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,882 families in Heathridge (State Suburbs): of these 32.5% were couple families without children, 43.0% were couple families with children, 21.8% were one parent families and 2.6% 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 Heathridge % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,635 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,794 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,635 occupied private dwellings were counted in Heathridge (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Heathridge % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,489 94.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 112 4.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 34 1.3 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 Heathridge (State Suburbs), 94.5% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Heathridge % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 531 20.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,301 49.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 625 23.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 168 6.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Heathridge (State Suburbs), 20.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 49.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.7% were rented.

Landlord type Heathridge % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 268 42.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 38 6.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 308 49.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Heathridge (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Heathridge % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 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 Heathridge (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Heathridge % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,849 70.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 555 21.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 103 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Heathridge (State Suburbs), 70.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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