2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Herne Hill

Code SSC51616 (SSC)
People 1,469
Male 760
Female 709
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 1,302
People born overseas 351
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 435
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 576
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,113
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Herne Hill % Australia %
Total 1,469 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 760 51.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 709 48.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,469 people were usually resident in Herne Hill (State Suburbs): of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Herne Hill % Australia %
People
0-4 years 81 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 190 12.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 194 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 603 41.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 212 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 190 12.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.4% of people usually resident in Herne Hill (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Herne Hill % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,302 88.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 351 23.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.6% of people usually resident in Herne Hill (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 23.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Herne Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 695 58.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 100 8.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 48 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 359 29.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Herne Hill (State Suburbs) were married, 8.3% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Herne Hill % Australia %
Australia 1,018 69.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Herne Hill % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Herne Hill % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Herne Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 497 62.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 227 28.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 23 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 340 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 796 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 796 people aged 15 years and over in Herne Hill (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.4% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 340 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Herne Hill % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Herne Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 466 --
Family 1,252 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,113 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Herne Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $479, the median family income was $1,252 and the median household income was $1,113.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Herne Hill % Australia %
Couple family without children 170 39.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 219 50.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 46 10.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 435 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 435 families in Herne Hill (State Suburbs): of these 39.1% were couple families without children, 50.3% were couple families with children, 10.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Herne Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 543 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 576 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 543 occupied private dwellings were counted in Herne Hill (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Herne Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 537 98.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 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 Herne Hill (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Herne Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 241 44.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 194 35.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 83 15.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Herne Hill (State Suburbs), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.7% were owned with a mortgage and 15.3% were rented.

Landlord type Herne Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 19 22.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 4.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 52 62.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 7.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Herne Hill (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 22.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 62.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Herne Hill % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Herne Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Herne Hill % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 425 78.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 93 17.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Herne Hill (State Suburbs), 78.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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