2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wilson

Code SSC52556 (SSC)
People 5,188
Male 2,551
Female 2,637
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 4,065
People born overseas 1,776
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 48
Families 1,252
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,257
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $848
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,192
Median weekly rent $175
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People — demographics
People Wilson % Australia %
Total 5,188 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,551 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,637 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 90 1.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,188 people were usually resident in Wilson (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wilson % Australia %
People
0-4 years 284 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 577 11.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 904 17.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,995 38.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 535 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 893 17.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.6% of people usually resident in Wilson (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Wilson % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,065 78.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,776 34.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 48 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 78.4% of people usually resident in Wilson (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.2% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wilson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,938 44.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 495 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 277 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,620 37.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wilson (State Suburbs) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 37.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wilson % Australia %
Australia 3,003 57.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wilson % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wilson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,397 57.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 778 31.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 100 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 62 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 107 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,556 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,444 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,444 people aged 15 years and over in Wilson (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.2% worked full-time, 31.8% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 1,556 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wilson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 418 -- 466 --
Family 1,098 -- 1,171 --
Household 848 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wilson (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $418, the median family income was $1,098 and the median household income was $848.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wilson % Australia %
Couple family without children 513 41.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 492 39.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 206 16.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 41 3.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,252 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,252 families in Wilson (State Suburbs): of these 41.0% were couple families without children, 39.3% were couple families with children, 16.5% 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 Wilson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,096 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,257 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,096 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wilson (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wilson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,711 81.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 264 12.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 121 5.8 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 Wilson (State Suburbs), 81.6% were separate houses, 12.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wilson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 680 32.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 569 27.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 624 29.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 75 3.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 151 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wilson (State Suburbs), 32.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wilson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 249 39.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 118 18.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 244 39.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wilson (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wilson % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,192 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wilson (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wilson % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,227 58.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 605 28.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 152 7.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wilson (State Suburbs), 58.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.9% were single (or lone) person households and 7.3% 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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