2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Usher

Code SSC55771 (SSC)
People 2,251
Male 1,107
Female 1,144
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 1,976
People born overseas 353
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 622
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 910
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,049
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,140
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Usher % Australia %
Total 2,251 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,107 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,144 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 4.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,251 people were usually resident in Usher (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 4.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Usher % Australia %
People
0-4 years 167 7.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 383 17.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 342 15.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,019 45.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 175 7.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 165 7.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.4% of people usually resident in Usher (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Usher % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,976 87.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 353 15.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.8% of people usually resident in Usher (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.7% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Usher % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 727 42.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 255 15.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 68 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 655 38.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Usher (State Suburbs) were married, 15.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 38.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Usher % Australia %
Australia 1,788 79.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Usher % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Usher % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 676 59.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 318 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 59 5.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 55 4.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 467 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,138 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,138 people aged 15 years and over in Usher (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.4% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 5.2% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.8% were unemployed. 467 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Usher % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 466 --
Family 1,138 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,049 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Usher (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $479, the median family income was $1,138 and the median household income was $1,049.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Usher % Australia %
Couple family without children 216 34.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 264 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 136 21.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 622 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 622 families in Usher (State Suburbs): of these 34.7% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 21.9% were one parent families and 1.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Usher % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 866 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 910 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 866 occupied private dwellings were counted in Usher (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Usher % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 767 88.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 50 5.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 49 5.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Usher (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Usher % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 153 17.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 375 43.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 290 33.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Usher (State Suburbs), 17.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.3% were owned with a mortgage and 33.5% were rented.

Landlord type Usher % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 101 34.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 89 30.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 96 33.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Usher (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 30.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Usher % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,140 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Usher (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,140. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Usher % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 610 70.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 175 20.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 33 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Usher (State Suburbs), 70.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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