2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Kalgoorlie

Code SSC54251 (SSC)
People 3,724
Male 2,030
Female 1,694
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 2,756
People born overseas 697
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 60
Families 768
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,640
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,228
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,105
Median weekly rent $180
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Total 3,724 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,030 54.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,694 45.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 171 4.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,724 people were usually resident in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs): of these 54.5% were male and 45.5% were female. Of the total population 4.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kalgoorlie % Australia %
People
0-4 years 227 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 453 12.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 666 17.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,744 46.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 297 8.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 336 9.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,756 74.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 697 18.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 60 1.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 74.0% of people usually resident in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.7% were born overseas and 1.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kalgoorlie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,103 36.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 354 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 145 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,445 47.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 36.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 47.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Australia 2,434 65.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kalgoorlie % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kalgoorlie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,362 69.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 334 17.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 85 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 73 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 96 4.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 648 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,950 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,950 people aged 15 years and over in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 69.8% worked full-time, 17.1% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 648 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kalgoorlie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 645 -- 466 --
Family 1,601 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,228 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $645, the median family income was $1,601 and the median household income was $1,228.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Couple family without children 322 41.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 326 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 103 13.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 768 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 768 families in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs): of these 41.9% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 13.4% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,425 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,640 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,425 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,059 74.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 246 17.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 120 8.4 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 Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs), 74.3% were separate houses, 17.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 233 16.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 459 32.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 503 35.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 225 15.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs), 16.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.3% were rented.

Landlord type Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 269 53.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 82 16.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 151 30.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 0.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,105 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,105. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kalgoorlie % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 756 53.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 376 26.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 74 5.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kalgoorlie (State Suburbs), 53.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.4% were single (or lone) person households and 5.2% 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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