2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

White Gum Valley

Code SSC52536 (SSC)
People 2,464
Male 1,175
Female 1,289
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 2,093
People born overseas 735
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17
Families 638
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,232
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $834
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,387
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People White Gum Valley % Australia %
Total 2,464 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,175 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,289 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,464 people were usually resident in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age White Gum Valley % Australia %
People
0-4 years 149 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 246 10.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 238 9.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,188 48.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 236 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 405 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.0% of people usually resident in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics White Gum Valley % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,093 84.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 735 29.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.9% of people usually resident in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 29.8% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status White Gum Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 755 36.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 355 17.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 172 8.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 785 38.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 36.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs) were married, 17.2% were either separated or divorced, 8.3% were widowed and 38.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth White Gum Valley % Australia %
Australia 1,549 62.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses White Gum Valley % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) White Gum Valley % Australia %

People — employment
Employment White Gum Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 687 57.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 350 29.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 60 5.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 39 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 53 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 715 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,189 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,189 people aged 15 years and over in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.8% worked full-time, 29.4% worked part-time, 5.0% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 715 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation White Gum Valley % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses White Gum Valley % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes White Gum Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 455 -- 466 --
Family 1,150 -- 1,171 --
Household 834 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in White Gum Valley (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 $1,150 and the median household income was $834.

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Families — family composition
Family composition White Gum Valley % Australia %
Couple family without children 228 35.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 238 37.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 151 23.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 21 3.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 638 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 638 families in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs): of these 35.7% were couple families without children, 37.3% were couple families with children, 23.7% were one parent families and 3.3% 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 White Gum Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,131 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,232 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,131 occupied private dwellings were counted in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure White Gum Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 880 77.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 76 6.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 175 15.5 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 White Gum Valley (State Suburbs), 77.8% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure White Gum Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 320 28.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 349 30.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 360 31.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 8.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Landlord type White Gum Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 111 30.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 105 29.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 139 38.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics White Gum Valley % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,387 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,387. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition White Gum Valley % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 630 55.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 386 34.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 56 5.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs), 55.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.1% were single (or lone) person households and 5.0% 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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