2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Paraburdoo

Code SSC55216 (SSC)
People 1,607
Male 906
Female 701
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 1,324
People born overseas 264
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 369
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 659
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,344
Median monthly mortgage repayment $239
Median weekly rent $30
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Paraburdoo % Australia %
Total 1,607 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 906 56.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 701 43.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 5.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,607 people were usually resident in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs): of these 56.4% were male and 43.6% were female. Of the total population 5.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Paraburdoo % Australia %
People
0-4 years 220 13.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 281 17.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 149 9.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 862 53.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 81 5.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 15 0.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 31.2% of people usually resident in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 6.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Paraburdoo % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,324 82.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 264 16.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.4% of people usually resident in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.4% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Paraburdoo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 616 55.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 91 8.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 12 1.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 387 35.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) were married, 8.2% were either separated or divorced, 1.1% were widowed and 35.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Paraburdoo % Australia %
Australia 1,191 74.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Paraburdoo % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Paraburdoo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 626 72.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 158 18.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 46 5.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 1.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 138 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 870 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 870 people aged 15 years and over in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 72.0% worked full-time, 18.2% worked part-time, 5.3% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.1% were unemployed. 138 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Paraburdoo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,245 -- 466 --
Family 2,506 -- 1,171 --
Household 2,344 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $1,245, the median family income was $2,506 and the median household income was $2,344.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Paraburdoo % Australia %
Couple family without children 109 29.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 239 64.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 18 4.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 369 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 369 families in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs): of these 29.5% were couple families without children, 64.8% were couple families with children, 4.9% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Paraburdoo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 498 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 659 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 498 occupied private dwellings were counted in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Paraburdoo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 462 92.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 7.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 92.8% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Paraburdoo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12 2.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 40 8.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 411 82.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 2.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 8.0% were owned with a mortgage and 82.5% were rented.

Landlord type Paraburdoo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 32 7.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 10 2.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 360 87.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 7.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 87.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Paraburdoo % Australia %
Median weekly rent 30 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 239 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $30. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $239. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Paraburdoo % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 361 72.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 93 18.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 72.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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