2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Kenwick

Code SSC51751 (SSC)
People 5,147
Male 2,587
Female 2,560
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 4,189
People born overseas 1,381
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38
Families 1,302
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,047
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $936
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,040
Median weekly rent $165
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kenwick % Australia %
Total 5,147 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,587 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,560 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 201 3.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,147 people were usually resident in Kenwick (State Suburbs): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 3.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kenwick % Australia %
People
0-4 years 409 7.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 747 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 840 16.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,162 42.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 546 10.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 443 8.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.5% of people usually resident in Kenwick (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Kenwick % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,189 81.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,381 26.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.4% of people usually resident in Kenwick (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.8% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kenwick % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,718 43.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 526 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 174 4.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,576 39.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kenwick (State Suburbs) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 39.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kenwick % Australia %
Australia 3,176 61.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kenwick % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kenwick % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,530 63.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 587 24.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 90 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 108 4.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 113 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,153 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,428 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,428 people aged 15 years and over in Kenwick (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.0% worked full-time, 24.2% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 4.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 1,153 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kenwick % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 450 -- 466 --
Family 1,065 -- 1,171 --
Household 936 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kenwick (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $450, the median family income was $1,065 and the median household income was $936.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Kenwick % Australia %
Couple family without children 419 32.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 588 45.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 265 20.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 30 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,302 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,302 families in Kenwick (State Suburbs): of these 32.2% were couple families without children, 45.2% were couple families with children, 20.4% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Kenwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,904 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,047 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,904 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kenwick (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kenwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,685 88.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 112 5.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 104 5.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kenwick (State Suburbs), 88.5% were separate houses, 5.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kenwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 396 20.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 817 42.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 446 23.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 243 12.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kenwick (State Suburbs), 20.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 42.9% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Landlord type Kenwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 174 39.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 72 16.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 189 42.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kenwick (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kenwick % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,040 -- 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 Kenwick (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,040. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kenwick % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,271 66.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 377 19.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 76 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kenwick (State Suburbs), 66.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.8% 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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