2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Ocean Reef

Code SSC52096 (SSC)
People 8,090
Male 4,059
Female 4,031
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 6,545
People born overseas 3,747
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 78
Families 2,278
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,796
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,588
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,500
Median weekly rent $280
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People — demographics
People Ocean Reef % Australia %
Total 8,090 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,059 50.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,031 49.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 8,090 people were usually resident in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs): of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ocean Reef % Australia %
People
0-4 years 415 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,345 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,343 16.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,482 43.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 873 10.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 631 7.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.8% of people usually resident in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Ocean Reef % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,545 80.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,747 46.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 78 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.9% of people usually resident in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 46.3% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ocean Reef % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,925 62.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 455 7.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 173 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,774 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs) were married, 7.2% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ocean Reef % Australia %
Australia 4,002 49.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ocean Reef % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ocean Reef % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ocean Reef % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,646 58.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,417 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 171 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 129 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 165 3.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,597 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,528 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,528 people aged 15 years and over in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.6% were unemployed. 1,597 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ocean Reef % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ocean Reef % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 570 -- 466 --
Family 1,687 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,588 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $570, the median family income was $1,687 and the median household income was $1,588.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Ocean Reef % Australia %
Couple family without children 707 31.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,358 59.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 205 9.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 0.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,278 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,278 families in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs): of these 31.0% were couple families without children, 59.6% were couple families with children, 9.0% were one parent families and 0.4% 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 Ocean Reef % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,604 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,796 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,604 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ocean Reef % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,474 95.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 68 2.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 59 2.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs), 95.0% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ocean Reef % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 875 33.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,300 49.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 330 12.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 49.9% were owned with a mortgage and 12.7% were rented.

Landlord type Ocean Reef % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 184 55.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 138 41.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 55.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ocean Reef % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,500 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $280. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ocean Reef % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,236 85.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 271 10.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 28 1.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Reef (State Suburbs), 85.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 10.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% 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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