2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Rossmoyne

Code SSC52226 (SSC)
People 3,062
Male 1,423
Female 1,639
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 2,472
People born overseas 1,174
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 27
Families 821
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,122
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,265
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,613
Median weekly rent $230
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Rossmoyne % Australia %
Total 3,062 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,423 46.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,639 53.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,062 people were usually resident in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs): of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Rossmoyne % Australia %
People
0-4 years 89 2.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 537 17.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 458 15.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,042 34.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 324 10.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 608 19.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.4% of people usually resident in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Rossmoyne % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,472 80.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,174 38.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 27 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.7% of people usually resident in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 38.3% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Rossmoyne % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,490 61.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 148 6.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 188 7.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 613 25.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs) were married, 6.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.7% were widowed and 25.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Rossmoyne % Australia %
Australia 1,715 56.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Rossmoyne % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rossmoyne % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 767 54.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 501 35.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 55 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 53 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 946 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,403 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,403 people aged 15 years and over in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.7% worked full-time, 35.7% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 946 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rossmoyne % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 508 -- 466 --
Family 1,745 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,265 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $508, the median family income was $1,745 and the median household income was $1,265.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Rossmoyne % Australia %
Couple family without children 272 33.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 460 56.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 74 9.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 821 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 821 families in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs): of these 33.1% were couple families without children, 56.0% were couple families with children, 9.0% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Rossmoyne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,071 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,122 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,071 occupied private dwellings were counted in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Rossmoyne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,022 95.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 1.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 32 3.0 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 Rossmoyne (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Rossmoyne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 472 44.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 315 29.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 200 18.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 39 3.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 4.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs), 44.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.4% were owned with a mortgage and 18.7% were rented.

Landlord type Rossmoyne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 103 51.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 1.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 83 41.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 4.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Rossmoyne % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,613 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,613. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rossmoyne % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 815 76.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 214 20.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 0.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Rossmoyne (State Suburbs), 76.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.0% were single (or lone) person households and 0.7% 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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