2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Mira Mar

Code SSC54781 (SSC)
People 1,686
Male 804
Female 882
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 1,515
People born overseas 292
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 451
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 825
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $768
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $155
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mira Mar % Australia %
Total 1,686 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 804 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 882 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,686 people were usually resident in Mira Mar (State Suburbs): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mira Mar % Australia %
People
0-4 years 107 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 224 13.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 222 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 673 39.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 159 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 300 17.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.6% of people usually resident in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Mira Mar % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,515 89.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 292 17.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.9% of people usually resident in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.3% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mira Mar % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 624 46.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 206 15.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 89 6.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 438 32.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) were married, 15.2% were either separated or divorced, 6.6% were widowed and 32.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mira Mar % Australia %
Australia 1,319 78.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mira Mar % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mira Mar % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mira Mar % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 428 54.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 248 31.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 46 5.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 29 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 36 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 488 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 787 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 787 people aged 15 years and over in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.4% worked full-time, 31.5% worked part-time, 5.8% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 488 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mira Mar % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mira Mar % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 431 -- 466 --
Family 1,095 -- 1,171 --
Household 768 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $431, the median family income was $1,095 and the median household income was $768.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mira Mar % Australia %
Couple family without children 180 39.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 170 37.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 87 19.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 3.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 451 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 451 families in Mira Mar (State Suburbs): of these 39.9% were couple families without children, 37.7% were couple families with children, 19.3% were one parent families and 3.1% 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 Mira Mar % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 720 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 825 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 720 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mira Mar (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mira Mar % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 532 73.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 3.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 154 21.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.4 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 73.9% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mira Mar % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 244 33.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 171 23.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 262 36.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.8% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Landlord type Mira Mar % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 127 48.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 31 11.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 97 37.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mira Mar % Australia %
Median weekly rent 155 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 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 Mira Mar (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $155. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mira Mar % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 443 61.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 225 31.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 61.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.3% 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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