2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Salter Point

Code SSC52241 (SSC)
People 2,416
Male 1,169
Female 1,247
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,040
People born overseas 699
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31
Families 606
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 975
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,384
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,640
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Salter Point % Australia %
Total 2,416 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,169 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,247 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,416 people were usually resident in Salter Point (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Salter Point % Australia %
People
0-4 years 100 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 240 9.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 369 15.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 876 36.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 312 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 521 21.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.1% of people usually resident in Salter Point (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Salter Point % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,040 84.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 699 28.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.4% of people usually resident in Salter Point (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.9% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Salter Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,046 50.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 180 8.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 240 11.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 609 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Salter Point (State Suburbs) were married, 8.7% were either separated or divorced, 11.5% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Salter Point % Australia %
Australia 1,600 66.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Salter Point % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Salter Point % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Salter Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 714 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 388 32.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 31 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 29 2.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 752 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,204 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,204 people aged 15 years and over in Salter Point (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 32.2% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.4% were unemployed. 752 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Salter Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Salter Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 547 -- 466 --
Family 1,954 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,384 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Salter Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $547, the median family income was $1,954 and the median household income was $1,384.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Salter Point % Australia %
Couple family without children 255 42.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 279 46.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 61 10.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 606 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 606 families in Salter Point (State Suburbs): of these 42.1% were couple families without children, 46.0% were couple families with children, 10.1% 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 Salter Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 890 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 975 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 890 occupied private dwellings were counted in Salter Point (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Salter Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 668 75.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 139 15.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 83 9.3 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 Salter Point (State Suburbs), 75.1% were separate houses, 15.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Salter Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 358 40.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 290 32.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 188 21.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Salter Point (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.1% were rented.

Landlord type Salter Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 92 48.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 23 12.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 72 38.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Salter Point (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Salter Point % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,640 -- 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 Salter Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,640. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Salter Point % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 597 67.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 209 23.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 35 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Salter Point (State Suburbs), 67.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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