2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Willetton

Code SSC52551 (SSC)
People 17,243
Male 8,480
Female 8,763
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 14,357
People born overseas 6,474
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 160
Families 4,812
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,292
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,282
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $205
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People — demographics
People Willetton % Australia %
Total 17,243 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 8,480 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 8,763 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 82 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 17,243 people were usually resident in Willetton (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Willetton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 766 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,444 14.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,211 18.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,144 41.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,155 12.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,524 8.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.6% of people usually resident in Willetton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Willetton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 14,357 83.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 6,474 37.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 160 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.3% of people usually resident in Willetton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 37.5% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Willetton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,702 54.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,257 9.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 516 3.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,560 32.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Willetton (State Suburbs) were married, 9.0% were either separated or divorced, 3.7% were widowed and 32.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Willetton % Australia %
Australia 10,012 58.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Willetton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Willetton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,679 59.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,111 32.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 341 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 190 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 298 3.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,907 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 9,619 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 9,619 people aged 15 years and over in Willetton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.0% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.1% were unemployed. 3,907 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Willetton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 519 -- 466 --
Family 1,464 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,282 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Willetton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $519, the median family income was $1,464 and the median household income was $1,282.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Willetton % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,503 31.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,549 53.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 673 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 87 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,812 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,812 families in Willetton (State Suburbs): of these 31.2% were couple families without children, 53.0% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Willetton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,014 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,292 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 6,014 occupied private dwellings were counted in Willetton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Willetton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,551 92.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 429 7.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 19 0.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 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 Willetton (State Suburbs), 92.3% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Willetton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,335 38.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,426 40.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,018 16.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 224 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Willetton (State Suburbs), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.3% were owned with a mortgage and 16.9% were rented.

Landlord type Willetton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 509 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 66 6.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 417 41.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 26 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Willetton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Willetton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 205 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Willetton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $205. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Willetton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,749 79.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 969 16.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 137 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Willetton (State Suburbs), 79.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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