2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Waikiki

Code SSC52431 (SSC)
People 11,090
Male 5,530
Female 5,560
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 9,195
People born overseas 3,061
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43
Families 3,028
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,286
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,061
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,176
Median weekly rent $175
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People — demographics
People Waikiki % Australia %
Total 11,090 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,530 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,560 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 158 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 11,090 people were usually resident in Waikiki (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waikiki % Australia %
People
0-4 years 826 7.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,775 16.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,684 15.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,650 41.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,038 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,118 10.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.5% of people usually resident in Waikiki (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Waikiki % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,195 82.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,061 27.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 43 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.9% of people usually resident in Waikiki (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 27.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waikiki % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,486 52.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 983 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 329 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,689 31.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waikiki (State Suburbs) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 31.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waikiki % Australia %
Australia 7,133 64.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Waikiki % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waikiki % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,117 60.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,412 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 252 4.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 144 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 230 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,707 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,155 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,155 people aged 15 years and over in Waikiki (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.5% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 4.9% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 2,707 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waikiki % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 466 --
Family 1,159 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,061 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waikiki (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $463, the median family income was $1,159 and the median household income was $1,061.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Waikiki % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,099 36.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,404 46.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 494 16.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 31 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,028 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,028 families in Waikiki (State Suburbs): of these 36.3% were couple families without children, 46.4% were couple families with children, 16.3% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Waikiki % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,926 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,286 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,926 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waikiki (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Waikiki % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,749 95.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 126 3.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 48 1.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Waikiki (State Suburbs), 95.5% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waikiki % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 939 23.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,712 43.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 967 24.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 300 7.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waikiki (State Suburbs), 23.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.6% were rented.

Landlord type Waikiki % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 514 53.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 129 13.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 304 31.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 20 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waikiki (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waikiki % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,176 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Waikiki (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,176. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waikiki % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,977 75.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 619 15.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 94 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waikiki (State Suburbs), 75.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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