2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Mount Pleasant

Code SSC51991 (SSC)
People 6,423
Male 3,048
Female 3,375
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 5,328
People born overseas 1,951
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 60
Families 1,758
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,764
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,424
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,800
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Total 6,423 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,048 47.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,375 52.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,423 people were usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs): of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People
0-4 years 341 5.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 724 11.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 901 14.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,565 39.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 839 13.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,053 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.6% of people usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,328 83.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,951 30.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 60 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.0% of people usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.4% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,040 56.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 489 9.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 297 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,533 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were married, 9.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Australia 3,924 61.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Pleasant % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Pleasant % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,980 61.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 991 30.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 121 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 62 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 92 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,708 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,246 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,246 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.0% worked full-time, 30.5% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 1,708 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 643 -- 466 --
Family 1,865 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,424 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $643, the median family income was $1,865 and the median household income was $1,424.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Couple family without children 734 41.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 820 46.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 164 9.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 40 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,758 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,758 families in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs): of these 41.8% were couple families without children, 46.6% were couple families with children, 9.3% 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 Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,565 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,764 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,565 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,084 81.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 379 14.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 102 4.0 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 Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), 81.2% were separate houses, 14.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,053 41.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 761 29.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 550 21.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 198 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.7% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 328 59.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 0.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 205 37.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,800 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,737 67.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 589 23.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 85 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), 67.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.3% 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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