2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Stirling

Code SSC52346 (SSC)
People 7,034
Male 3,457
Female 3,577
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 6,211
People born overseas 2,458
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 66
Families 2,039
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,727
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,180
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,600
Median weekly rent $180
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People — demographics
People Stirling % Australia %
Total 7,034 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,457 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,577 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,034 people were usually resident in Stirling (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Stirling % Australia %
People
0-4 years 452 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 733 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,001 14.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,998 42.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 918 13.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 933 13.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.8% of people usually resident in Stirling (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Stirling % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,211 88.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,458 34.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 66 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.3% of people usually resident in Stirling (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.9% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Stirling % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,459 59.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 413 7.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 261 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,714 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Stirling (State Suburbs) were married, 7.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Stirling % Australia %
Australia 4,261 60.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Stirling % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Stirling % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,365 61.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,131 29.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 154 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 109 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 86 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,789 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,845 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,845 people aged 15 years and over in Stirling (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.5% worked full-time, 29.4% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 1,789 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Stirling % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 466 --
Family 1,421 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,180 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Stirling (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $509, the median family income was $1,421 and the median household income was $1,180.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Stirling % Australia %
Couple family without children 752 36.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,046 51.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 207 10.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 34 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,039 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,039 families in Stirling (State Suburbs): of these 36.9% were couple families without children, 51.3% were couple families with children, 10.2% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Stirling % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,562 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,727 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,562 occupied private dwellings were counted in Stirling (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Stirling % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,202 85.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 340 13.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 16 0.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Stirling (State Suburbs), 85.9% were separate houses, 13.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Stirling % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,174 45.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 852 33.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 410 16.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Stirling (State Suburbs), 45.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.3% were owned with a mortgage and 16.0% were rented.

Landlord type Stirling % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 133 32.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 18 4.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 242 59.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Stirling (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 32.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 59.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Stirling % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,600 -- 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 Stirling (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stirling % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,002 78.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 431 16.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 71 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Stirling (State Suburbs), 78.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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