2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Karnup

Code SSC54286 (SSC)
People 772
Male 398
Female 374
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 655
People born overseas 198
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 209
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 261
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,415
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $190
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People — demographics
People Karnup % Australia %
Total 772 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 398 51.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 374 48.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 772 people were usually resident in Karnup (State Suburbs): of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Karnup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 40 5.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 156 20.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 95 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 329 42.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 98 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 54 7.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.4% of people usually resident in Karnup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Karnup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 655 84.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 198 25.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.8% of people usually resident in Karnup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 25.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Karnup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 366 63.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 48 8.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 10 1.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 151 26.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 63.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Karnup (State Suburbs) were married, 8.3% were either separated or divorced, 1.7% were widowed and 26.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Karnup % Australia %
Australia 517 67.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Karnup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Karnup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 241 60.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 114 28.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 21 5.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 2.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 144 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 397 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 397 people aged 15 years and over in Karnup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.7% worked full-time, 28.7% worked part-time, 5.3% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.5% were unemployed. 144 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Karnup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 527 -- 466 --
Family 1,479 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,415 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Karnup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $527, the median family income was $1,479 and the median household income was $1,415.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Karnup % Australia %
Couple family without children 72 34.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 129 61.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 8 3.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 209 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 209 families in Karnup (State Suburbs): of these 34.4% were couple families without children, 61.7% were couple families with children, 3.8% 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 Karnup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 237 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 261 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 237 occupied private dwellings were counted in Karnup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Karnup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 234 98.7 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 3 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Karnup (State Suburbs), 98.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Karnup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 86 36.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 104 43.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 25 10.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 8.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Karnup (State Suburbs), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 10.5% were rented.

Landlord type Karnup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 10 40.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 16.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 5 20.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 20.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Karnup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Karnup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Karnup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Karnup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 200 84.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 15 6.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Karnup (State Suburbs), 84.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 6.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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