2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

South Fremantle

Code SSC52306 (SSC)
People 2,794
Male 1,385
Female 1,409
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 2,392
People born overseas 939
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35
Families 734
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,463
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,072
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $240
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People — demographics
People South Fremantle % Australia %
Total 2,794 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,385 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,409 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,794 people were usually resident in South Fremantle (State Suburbs): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age South Fremantle % Australia %
People
0-4 years 154 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 270 9.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 253 9.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,328 47.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 400 14.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 387 13.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.2% of people usually resident in South Fremantle (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics South Fremantle % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,392 85.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 939 33.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.6% of people usually resident in South Fremantle (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 33.6% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status South Fremantle % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 933 39.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 436 18.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 111 4.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 889 37.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in South Fremantle (State Suburbs) were married, 18.4% were either separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 37.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth South Fremantle % Australia %
Australia 1,715 61.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses South Fremantle % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) South Fremantle % Australia %

People — employment
Employment South Fremantle % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 828 54.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 518 34.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 60 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 44 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 70 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 731 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,520 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,520 people aged 15 years and over in South Fremantle (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.5% worked full-time, 34.1% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 731 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation South Fremantle % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes South Fremantle % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 537 -- 466 --
Family 1,396 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,072 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in South Fremantle (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $537, the median family income was $1,396 and the median household income was $1,072.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition South Fremantle % Australia %
Couple family without children 331 45.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 277 37.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 116 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 734 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 734 families in South Fremantle (State Suburbs): of these 45.1% were couple families without children, 37.7% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 South Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,311 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,463 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,311 occupied private dwellings were counted in South Fremantle (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure South Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 861 65.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 171 13.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 124 9.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 155 11.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in South Fremantle (State Suburbs), 65.7% were separate houses, 13.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 11.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure South Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 486 37.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 329 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 415 31.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 70 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in South Fremantle (State Suburbs), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 31.7% were rented.

Landlord type South Fremantle % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 154 37.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 54 13.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 196 47.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in South Fremantle (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 37.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics South Fremantle % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in South Fremantle (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Fremantle % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 732 55.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 406 31.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 78 5.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in South Fremantle (State Suburbs), 55.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.0% were single (or lone) person households and 5.9% 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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