2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Samson

Code SSC52246 (SSC)
People 1,978
Male 980
Female 998
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 1,810
People born overseas 513
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 571
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 775
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,113
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,165
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Samson % Australia %
Total 1,978 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 980 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 998 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,978 people were usually resident in Samson (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Samson % Australia %
People
0-4 years 69 3.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 208 10.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 351 17.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 795 40.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 253 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 302 15.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.0% of people usually resident in Samson (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Samson % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,810 91.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 513 25.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.5% of people usually resident in Samson (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 25.9% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Samson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 921 54.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 133 7.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 100 5.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 544 32.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Samson (State Suburbs) were married, 7.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.9% were widowed and 32.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Samson % Australia %
Australia 1,394 70.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Samson % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Samson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 625 57.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 361 33.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 54 5.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 19 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 31 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 556 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,090 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,090 people aged 15 years and over in Samson (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.3% worked full-time, 33.1% worked part-time, 5.0% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 556 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Samson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 466 --
Family 1,285 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,113 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Samson (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $438, the median family income was $1,285 and the median household income was $1,113.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Samson % Australia %
Couple family without children 186 32.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 296 51.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 80 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 571 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 571 families in Samson (State Suburbs): of these 32.6% were couple families without children, 51.8% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Samson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 727 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 775 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 727 occupied private dwellings were counted in Samson (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Samson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 656 90.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 64 8.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7 1.0 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 Samson (State Suburbs), 90.2% were separate houses, 8.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Samson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 370 50.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 257 35.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 67 9.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Samson (State Suburbs), 50.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.4% were owned with a mortgage and 9.2% were rented.

Landlord type Samson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 31 46.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 17.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 25.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 7.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Samson (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Samson % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,165 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Samson (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,165. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Samson % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 564 77.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 133 18.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 13 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Samson (State Suburbs), 77.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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