2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Parkwood

Code SSC52131 (SSC)
People 6,174
Male 3,052
Female 3,122
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 5,227
People born overseas 2,377
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 1,755
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,512
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,083
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $180
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Parkwood % Australia %
Total 6,174 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,052 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,122 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 54 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,174 people were usually resident in Parkwood (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Parkwood % Australia %
People
0-4 years 288 4.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 695 11.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,128 18.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,712 43.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 734 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 618 10.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.9% of people usually resident in Parkwood (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Parkwood % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,227 84.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,377 38.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.7% of people usually resident in Parkwood (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 38.5% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Parkwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,517 48.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 579 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 209 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,885 36.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Parkwood (State Suburbs) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 36.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Parkwood % Australia %
Australia 3,461 56.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Parkwood % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Parkwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,172 61.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,031 29.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 136 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 91 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 125 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,429 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,555 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,555 people aged 15 years and over in Parkwood (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.1% worked full-time, 29.0% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 1,429 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Parkwood % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 466 --
Family 1,242 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,083 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Parkwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $507, the median family income was $1,242 and the median household income was $1,083.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Parkwood % Australia %
Couple family without children 606 34.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 805 45.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 303 17.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 41 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,755 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,755 families in Parkwood (State Suburbs): of these 34.5% were couple families without children, 45.9% were couple families with children, 17.3% 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 Parkwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,383 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,512 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,383 occupied private dwellings were counted in Parkwood (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Parkwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,187 91.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 154 6.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 42 1.8 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 Parkwood (State Suburbs), 91.8% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Parkwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 919 38.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 979 41.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 385 16.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 95 4.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Parkwood (State Suburbs), 38.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.1% were owned with a mortgage and 16.2% were rented.

Landlord type Parkwood % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 160 41.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 15 3.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 192 49.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Parkwood (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Parkwood % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Parkwood (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parkwood % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,714 71.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 548 23.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 60 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Parkwood (State Suburbs), 71.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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