2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Pelican Point

Code SSC55256 (SSC)
People 765
Male 378
Female 387
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 711
People born overseas 140
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 245
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 291
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,621
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,610
Median weekly rent $286
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People — demographics
People Pelican Point % Australia %
Total 765 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 378 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 387 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 765 people were usually resident in Pelican Point (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Pelican Point % Australia %
People
0-4 years 46 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 103 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 82 10.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 343 44.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 126 16.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 68 8.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.5% of people usually resident in Pelican Point (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Pelican Point % Australia %
Australian citizenship 711 92.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 140 18.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.9% of people usually resident in Pelican Point (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Pelican Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 436 70.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 54 8.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 17 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 111 17.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 70.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pelican Point (State Suburbs) were married, 8.7% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 17.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Pelican Point % Australia %
Australia 591 77.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Pelican Point % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Pelican Point % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Pelican Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 280 63.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 115 26.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 19 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 17 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 160 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 441 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 441 people aged 15 years and over in Pelican Point (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.5% worked full-time, 26.1% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 160 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Pelican Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Pelican Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 698 -- 466 --
Family 1,692 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,621 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pelican Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $698, the median family income was $1,692 and the median household income was $1,621.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Pelican Point % Australia %
Couple family without children 114 46.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 108 44.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 23 9.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 245 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 245 families in Pelican Point (State Suburbs): of these 46.5% were couple families without children, 44.1% were couple families with children, 9.4% 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 Pelican Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 269 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 291 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 269 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pelican Point (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Pelican Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 262 97.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.1 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 Pelican Point (State Suburbs), 97.4% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Pelican Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 103 38.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 118 43.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 35 13.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pelican Point (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 13.0% were rented.

Landlord type Pelican Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 23 65.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 14 40.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pelican Point (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 65.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Pelican Point % Australia %
Median weekly rent 286 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,610 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Pelican Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $286. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,610. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pelican Point % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 243 90.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 19 7.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pelican Point (State Suburbs), 90.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 7.1% 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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