2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Shelley

Code SSC52271 (SSC)
People 4,403
Male 2,089
Female 2,314
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 3,663
People born overseas 1,594
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 26
Families 1,162
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,811
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,161
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,447
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Shelley % Australia %
Total 4,403 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,089 47.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,314 52.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,403 people were usually resident in Shelley (State Suburbs): of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Shelley % Australia %
People
0-4 years 194 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 578 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 698 15.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,651 37.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 563 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 718 16.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.5% of people usually resident in Shelley (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Shelley % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,663 83.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,594 36.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 26 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.2% of people usually resident in Shelley (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 36.2% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Shelley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,896 52.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 346 9.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 253 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,135 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Shelley (State Suburbs) were married, 9.5% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Shelley % Australia %
Australia 2,574 58.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Shelley % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Shelley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,304 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 710 32.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 92 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 45 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 66 3.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,269 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,217 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,217 people aged 15 years and over in Shelley (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 32.0% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.0% were unemployed. 1,269 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Shelley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 466 --
Family 1,633 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,161 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Shelley (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $530, the median family income was $1,633 and the median household income was $1,161.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Shelley % Australia %
Couple family without children 412 35.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 587 50.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 137 11.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 26 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,162 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,162 families in Shelley (State Suburbs): of these 35.5% were couple families without children, 50.5% were couple families with children, 11.8% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Shelley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,669 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,811 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,669 occupied private dwellings were counted in Shelley (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Shelley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,427 85.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 242 14.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Shelley (State Suburbs), 85.5% were separate houses, 14.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Shelley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 615 36.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 469 28.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 432 25.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 147 8.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Shelley (State Suburbs), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Landlord type Shelley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 233 53.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 24 5.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 160 37.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Shelley (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Shelley % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,447 -- 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 Shelley (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,447. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shelley % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,150 68.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 422 25.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 48 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Shelley (State Suburbs), 68.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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