2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Lathlain

Code SSC51811 (SSC)
People 2,742
Male 1,381
Female 1,361
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,255
People born overseas 729
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17
Families 723
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,306
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,046
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $180
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Lathlain % Australia %
Total 2,742 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,381 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,361 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,742 people were usually resident in Lathlain (State Suburbs): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lathlain % Australia %
People
0-4 years 147 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 319 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 370 13.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,199 43.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 257 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 449 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.0% of people usually resident in Lathlain (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Lathlain % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,255 82.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 729 26.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.2% of people usually resident in Lathlain (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.6% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lathlain % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,090 47.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 249 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 142 6.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 794 34.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lathlain (State Suburbs) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.2% were widowed and 34.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lathlain % Australia %
Australia 1,797 65.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lathlain % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lathlain % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 884 62.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 393 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 61 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 41 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 47 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 677 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,426 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,426 people aged 15 years and over in Lathlain (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.0% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 677 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lathlain % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 541 -- 466 --
Family 1,314 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,046 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lathlain (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $541, the median family income was $1,314 and the median household income was $1,046.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lathlain % Australia %
Couple family without children 306 42.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 285 39.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 94 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 38 5.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 723 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 723 families in Lathlain (State Suburbs): of these 42.3% were couple families without children, 39.4% were couple families with children, 13.0% were one parent families and 5.3% 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 Lathlain % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,174 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,306 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,174 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lathlain (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Lathlain % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 989 84.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 97 8.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 88 7.5 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 Lathlain (State Suburbs), 84.2% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lathlain % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 415 35.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 353 30.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 323 27.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 6.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lathlain (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

Landlord type Lathlain % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 165 51.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 23 7.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 131 40.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lathlain (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lathlain % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lathlain (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lathlain % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 718 61.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 331 28.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 63 5.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lathlain (State Suburbs), 61.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.2% were single (or lone) person households and 5.4% 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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