2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Telfer

Code SSC55686 (SSC)
People 464
Male 303
Female 161
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 387
People born overseas 48
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 42
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 63
Average people per household 4.7
Median weekly household income $843
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $45
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Telfer % Australia %
Total 464 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 303 65.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 161 34.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 250 53.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 464 people were usually resident in Telfer (State Suburbs): of these 65.3% were male and 34.7% were female. Of the total population 53.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Telfer % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 59 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 89 19.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 251 54.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 15 3.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 24 5.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Telfer (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 8.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Telfer % Australia %
Australian citizenship 387 83.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 48 10.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.4% of people usually resident in Telfer (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.3% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Telfer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 121 31.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 38 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 7 1.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 214 56.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 31.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Telfer (State Suburbs) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 1.8% were widowed and 56.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Telfer % Australia %
Australia 363 78.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Telfer % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Telfer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 168 73.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 41 17.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 5.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 1.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 5 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 101 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 229 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 229 people aged 15 years and over in Telfer (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 73.4% worked full-time, 17.9% worked part-time, 5.2% were away from work, 1.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 101 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Telfer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 466 --
Family 599 -- 1,171 --
Household 843 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Telfer (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $606, the median family income was $599 and the median household income was $843.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Telfer % Australia %
Couple family without children 3 7.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 23 54.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 13 31.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 7.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 42 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 42 families in Telfer (State Suburbs): of these 7.1% were couple families without children, 54.8% were couple families with children, 31.0% were one parent families and 7.1% 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 Telfer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 47 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 63 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 47 occupied private dwellings were counted in Telfer (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Telfer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 47 100.0 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 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 Telfer (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Telfer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3 6.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 45 95.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Telfer (State Suburbs), 6.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 95.7% were rented.

Landlord type Telfer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 41 91.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Telfer (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 91.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Telfer % Australia %
Median weekly rent 45 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 4.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.7 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Telfer (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $45. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 4.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.7.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Telfer % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 30 63.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 9 19.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Telfer (State Suburbs), 63.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.1% 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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