2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Utakarra

Code SSC55776 (SSC)
People 971
Male 499
Female 472
Median age 28
Australian citizenship 821
People born overseas 84
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 234
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 378
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $741
Median monthly mortgage repayment $693
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Utakarra % Australia %
Total 971 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 499 51.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 472 48.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 232 23.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 971 people were usually resident in Utakarra (State Suburbs): of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Of the total population 23.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Utakarra % Australia %
People
0-4 years 102 10.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 182 18.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 151 15.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 380 39.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 101 10.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 55 5.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 28 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.2% of people usually resident in Utakarra (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 28 years.

Selected characteristics Utakarra % Australia %
Australian citizenship 821 84.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 84 8.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.6% of people usually resident in Utakarra (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Utakarra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 243 35.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 107 15.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 28 4.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 315 45.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 35.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Utakarra (State Suburbs) were married, 15.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 45.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Utakarra % Australia %
Australia 763 78.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Utakarra % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Utakarra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 186 48.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 116 30.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 4.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 51 13.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 225 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 383 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 383 people aged 15 years and over in Utakarra (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 48.6% worked full-time, 30.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.3% were unemployed. 225 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Utakarra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 377 -- 466 --
Family 810 -- 1,171 --
Household 741 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Utakarra (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $377, the median family income was $810 and the median household income was $741.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Utakarra % Australia %
Couple family without children 65 27.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 102 43.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 60 25.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 234 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 234 families in Utakarra (State Suburbs): of these 27.8% were couple families without children, 43.6% were couple families with children, 25.6% were one parent families and 3.0% 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 Utakarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 336 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 378 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 336 occupied private dwellings were counted in Utakarra (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Utakarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 293 87.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 9.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 10 3.0 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 Utakarra (State Suburbs), 87.2% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Utakarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 16.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 121 36.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 116 34.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 13.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Utakarra (State Suburbs), 16.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

Landlord type Utakarra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 46 39.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 36 31.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 33 28.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Utakarra (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 31.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Utakarra % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 693 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Utakarra (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $693. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Utakarra % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 229 68.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 65 19.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Utakarra (State Suburbs), 68.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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