2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

North Lake

Code SSC52061 (SSC)
People 1,298
Male 599
Female 699
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 1,110
People born overseas 469
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 373
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 461
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,520
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $250
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People — demographics
People North Lake % Australia %
Total 1,298 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 599 46.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 699 53.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,298 people were usually resident in North Lake (State Suburbs): of these 46.1% were male and 53.9% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age North Lake % Australia %
People
0-4 years 81 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 179 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 225 17.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 566 43.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 139 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 107 8.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.0% of people usually resident in North Lake (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics North Lake % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,110 85.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 469 36.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.5% of people usually resident in North Lake (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 36.1% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status North Lake % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 602 58.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 93 9.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 34 3.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 304 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in North Lake (State Suburbs) were married, 9.0% were either separated or divorced, 3.3% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth North Lake % Australia %
Australia 786 60.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses North Lake % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) North Lake % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Lake % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 403 55.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 251 34.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 29 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 23 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 282 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 724 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 724 people aged 15 years and over in North Lake (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.7% worked full-time, 34.7% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 282 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation North Lake % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes North Lake % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 512 -- 466 --
Family 1,661 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,520 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in North Lake (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $512, the median family income was $1,661 and the median household income was $1,520.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition North Lake % Australia %
Couple family without children 125 33.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 201 53.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 39 10.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 373 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 373 families in North Lake (State Suburbs): of these 33.5% were couple families without children, 53.9% were couple families with children, 10.5% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 North Lake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 443 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 461 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 443 occupied private dwellings were counted in North Lake (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure North Lake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 437 98.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 North Lake (State Suburbs), 98.6% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure North Lake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 148 33.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 224 50.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 55 12.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 3.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in North Lake (State Suburbs), 33.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 50.6% were owned with a mortgage and 12.4% were rented.

Landlord type North Lake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 24 43.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 10.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 20 36.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 5.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in North Lake (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 43.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics North Lake % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in North Lake (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Lake % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 366 82.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 53 12.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in North Lake (State Suburbs), 82.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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