2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Singleton

Code SSC52296 (SSC)
People 2,357
Male 1,194
Female 1,163
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 2,059
People born overseas 565
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 658
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 952
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,242
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,311
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Singleton % Australia %
Total 2,357 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,194 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,163 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,357 people were usually resident in Singleton (State Suburbs): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Singleton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 213 9.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 472 20.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 262 11.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,036 44.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 197 8.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 179 7.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.1% of people usually resident in Singleton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Singleton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,059 87.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 565 24.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.4% of people usually resident in Singleton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 24.0% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Singleton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,023 61.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 153 9.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 33 2.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 465 27.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Singleton (State Suburbs) were married, 9.1% were either separated or divorced, 2.0% were widowed and 27.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Singleton % Australia %
Australia 1,707 72.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Singleton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Singleton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 670 60.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 309 27.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 58 5.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 37 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 39 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 497 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,113 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,113 people aged 15 years and over in Singleton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.2% worked full-time, 27.8% worked part-time, 5.2% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 497 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Singleton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 528 -- 466 --
Family 1,367 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,242 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Singleton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $528, the median family income was $1,367 and the median household income was $1,242.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Singleton % Australia %
Couple family without children 219 33.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 363 55.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 71 10.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 658 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 658 families in Singleton (State Suburbs): of these 33.3% were couple families without children, 55.2% were couple families with children, 10.8% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Singleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 787 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 952 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 787 occupied private dwellings were counted in Singleton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Singleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 787 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 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 Singleton (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Singleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 181 23.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 426 54.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 152 19.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 3.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Singleton (State Suburbs), 23.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 54.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.3% were rented.

Landlord type Singleton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 96 63.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 52 34.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Singleton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 63.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Singleton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,311 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Singleton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,311. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Singleton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 654 83.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 98 12.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 1.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Singleton (State Suburbs), 83.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.0% 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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