2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Balingup

Code SSC53086 (SSC)
People 443
Male 213
Female 230
Median age 48
Australian citizenship 383
People born overseas 127
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 128
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 293
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $746
Median monthly mortgage repayment $880
Median weekly rent $133
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People — demographics
People Balingup % Australia %
Total 443 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 213 48.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 230 51.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 443 people were usually resident in Balingup (State Suburbs): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Balingup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13 2.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 61 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 39 8.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 179 40.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 92 20.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 58 13.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 48 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.7% of people usually resident in Balingup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 48 years.

Selected characteristics Balingup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 383 86.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 127 28.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.5% of people usually resident in Balingup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.7% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Balingup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 173 47.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 72 19.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 17 4.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 104 28.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Balingup (State Suburbs) were married, 19.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.6% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Balingup % Australia %
Australia 300 67.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Balingup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Balingup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 114 49.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 84 36.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 14 6.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 128 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 229 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 229 people aged 15 years and over in Balingup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.8% worked full-time, 36.7% worked part-time, 6.1% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 128 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Balingup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 407 -- 466 --
Family 988 -- 1,171 --
Household 746 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Balingup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $407, the median family income was $988 and the median household income was $746.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Balingup % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 66.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 27 21.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 16 12.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 128 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 128 families in Balingup (State Suburbs): of these 66.4% were couple families without children, 21.1% were couple families with children, 12.5% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Balingup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 194 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 293 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 194 occupied private dwellings were counted in Balingup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Balingup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 184 94.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 5.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Balingup (State Suburbs), 94.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Balingup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 45.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 66 34.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 29 14.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 3.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 2.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Balingup (State Suburbs), 45.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.0% were owned with a mortgage and 14.9% were rented.

Landlord type Balingup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 17.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 79.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Balingup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 17.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 79.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Balingup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 133 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 880 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Balingup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $133. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $880. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balingup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 127 65.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 58 29.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Balingup (State Suburbs), 65.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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