2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Cowaramup

Code SSC53591 (SSC)
People 988
Male 487
Female 501
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 867
People born overseas 140
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15
Families 255
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 449
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,021
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $180
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People — demographics
People Cowaramup % Australia %
Total 988 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 487 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 501 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 988 people were usually resident in Cowaramup (State Suburbs): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cowaramup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 94 9.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 181 18.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 70 7.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 486 49.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 78 7.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 79 8.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.8% of people usually resident in Cowaramup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Cowaramup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 867 87.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 140 14.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.8% of people usually resident in Cowaramup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.2% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cowaramup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 389 54.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 77 10.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 23 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 223 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cowaramup (State Suburbs) were married, 10.8% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cowaramup % Australia %
Australia 777 78.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cowaramup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cowaramup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 297 58.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 168 33.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 30 5.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 1.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 9 1.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 155 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 509 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 509 people aged 15 years and over in Cowaramup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.3% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 5.9% were away from work, 1.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.8% were unemployed. 155 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cowaramup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 504 -- 466 --
Family 1,087 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,021 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cowaramup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $504, the median family income was $1,087 and the median household income was $1,021.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Cowaramup % Australia %
Couple family without children 93 36.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 130 51.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 32 12.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 255 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 255 families in Cowaramup (State Suburbs): of these 36.5% were couple families without children, 51.0% 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 Cowaramup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 345 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 449 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 345 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cowaramup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cowaramup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 328 95.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 9 2.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 1.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cowaramup (State Suburbs), 95.1% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cowaramup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 95 27.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 111 32.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 114 33.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cowaramup (State Suburbs), 27.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Landlord type Cowaramup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 37 32.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 8 7.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 61 53.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 5.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cowaramup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 32.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cowaramup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 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 Cowaramup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cowaramup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 252 73.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 49 14.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 4.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cowaramup (State Suburbs), 73.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.9% 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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