2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wattleup

Code SSC52486 (SSC)
People 844
Male 452
Female 392
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 655
People born overseas 177
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 206
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 407
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,015
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $140
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People — demographics
People Wattleup % Australia %
Total 844 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 452 53.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 392 46.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 2.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 844 people were usually resident in Wattleup (State Suburbs): of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wattleup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 33 3.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 106 12.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 126 14.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 351 41.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 120 14.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 107 12.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.5% of people usually resident in Wattleup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Wattleup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 655 77.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 177 21.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 77.6% of people usually resident in Wattleup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wattleup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 333 47.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 83 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 31 4.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 254 36.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wattleup (State Suburbs) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 36.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wattleup % Australia %
Australia 527 62.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wattleup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wattleup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 233 58.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 126 31.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 15 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 197 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 399 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 399 people aged 15 years and over in Wattleup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 31.6% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 197 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wattleup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 455 -- 466 --
Family 1,152 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,015 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wattleup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $455, the median family income was $1,152 and the median household income was $1,015.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wattleup % Australia %
Couple family without children 82 39.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 93 45.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 25 12.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 206 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 206 families in Wattleup (State Suburbs): of these 39.8% were couple families without children, 45.1% were couple families with children, 12.1% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Wattleup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 311 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 407 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 311 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wattleup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wattleup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 304 97.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.0 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 Wattleup (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wattleup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 117 37.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 70 22.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 79 25.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 13.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wattleup (State Suburbs), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

Landlord type Wattleup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 47 59.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 8 10.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 25 31.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 3.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wattleup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wattleup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 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 Wattleup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wattleup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 201 64.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 62 19.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 10 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wattleup (State Suburbs), 64.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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