2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Chittering

Code SSC53501 (SSC)
People 385
Male 194
Female 191
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 345
People born overseas 88
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 115
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 177
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,025
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,213
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Chittering % Australia %
Total 385 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 194 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 191 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 385 people were usually resident in Chittering (State Suburbs): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Chittering % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 3.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 65 16.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 25 6.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 156 40.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 76 19.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 46 11.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people usually resident in Chittering (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Chittering % Australia %
Australian citizenship 345 89.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 88 22.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.6% of people usually resident in Chittering (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Chittering % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 202 66.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 36 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 11 3.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 54 17.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 66.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Chittering (State Suburbs) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.6% were widowed and 17.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Chittering % Australia %
Australia 264 68.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Chittering % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chittering % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 105 56.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 60 32.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 5 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 96 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 185 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 185 people aged 15 years and over in Chittering (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.8% worked full-time, 32.4% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 96 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chittering % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 424 -- 466 --
Family 1,075 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,025 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Chittering (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $424, the median family income was $1,075 and the median household income was $1,025.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Chittering % Australia %
Couple family without children 59 51.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 49 42.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 7 6.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 115 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 115 families in Chittering (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were couple families without children, 42.6% were couple families with children, 6.1% 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 Chittering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 142 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 177 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 142 occupied private dwellings were counted in Chittering (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Chittering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 135 95.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 2.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Chittering (State Suburbs), 95.1% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Chittering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 54 38.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 59 41.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 21 14.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 2.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 3.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Chittering (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.5% were owned with a mortgage and 14.8% were rented.

Landlord type Chittering % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 38.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 12 57.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 14.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Chittering (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 57.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Chittering % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,213 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Chittering (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,213. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chittering % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 109 76.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 23 16.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Chittering (State Suburbs), 76.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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