2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Gascoyne Junction

Code SSC53921 (SSC)
People 149
Male 91
Female 58
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 108
People born overseas 10
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 29
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 114
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $833
Median monthly mortgage repayment $5,800
Median weekly rent $25
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Total 149 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 91 61.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 58 38.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 23.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 149 people were usually resident in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs): of these 61.1% were male and 38.9% were female. Of the total population 23.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 7.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 19 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 14 9.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 56 37.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 34 22.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 16 10.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.1% of people usually resident in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Australian citizenship 108 72.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 10 6.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 6.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 72.5% of people usually resident in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.7% were born overseas and 6.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 45.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 23 19.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 0 0.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 41 34.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) were married, 19.2% were either separated or divorced, 0.0% were widowed and 34.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Australia 99 66.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gascoyne Junction % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Gascoyne Junction % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 51 71.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 16 22.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 5.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 22 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 71 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 71 people aged 15 years and over in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 71.8% worked full-time, 22.5% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 5.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 22 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 443 -- 466 --
Family 850 -- 1,171 --
Household 833 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $443, the median family income was $850 and the median household income was $833.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Couple family without children 17 58.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 12 41.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 0 0.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 29 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 29 families in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs): of these 58.6% were couple families without children, 41.4% were couple families with children, 0.0% 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 Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 108 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 114 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 108 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 54 50.0 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 54 50.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 50.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 50.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 35 32.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 31 28.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 5.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 33.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 32.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.7% were rented.

Landlord type Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 16.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 19 61.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 22.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Median weekly rent 25 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 5,800 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $25. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $5,800. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gascoyne Junction % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 27 25.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 18 16.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 25.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.7% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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