2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Waterloo

Code SSC55876 (SSC)
People 199
Male 114
Female 85
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 175
People born overseas 29
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 51
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 107
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $843
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,078
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waterloo % Australia %
Total 199 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 114 57.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 85 42.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 199 people were usually resident in Waterloo (State Suburbs): of these 57.3% were male and 42.7% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waterloo % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 4.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 21 10.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 17 8.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 88 44.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 46 23.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 19 9.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.1% of people usually resident in Waterloo (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Waterloo % Australia %
Australian citizenship 175 87.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 29 14.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.9% of people usually resident in Waterloo (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waterloo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 77 45.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 30 17.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 8 4.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 49 28.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waterloo (State Suburbs) were married, 17.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 28.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waterloo % Australia %
Australia 145 72.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Waterloo % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waterloo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 66 61.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 28 26.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 3 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 9.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 44 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 107 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 107 people aged 15 years and over in Waterloo (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.7% worked full-time, 26.2% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.3% were unemployed. 44 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waterloo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 493 -- 466 --
Family 1,116 -- 1,171 --
Household 843 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waterloo (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $493, the median family income was $1,116 and the median household income was $843.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Waterloo % Australia %
Couple family without children 28 54.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 17 33.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 6 11.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 51 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 51 families in Waterloo (State Suburbs): of these 54.9% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 11.8% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Waterloo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 107 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 107 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 107 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waterloo (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Waterloo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 63 58.9 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 44 41.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Waterloo (State Suburbs), 58.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 41.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waterloo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 36 33.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 17 15.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 39 36.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 12.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waterloo (State Suburbs), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.9% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Landlord type Waterloo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 12.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 33 84.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waterloo (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 12.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 84.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waterloo % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,078 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Waterloo (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,078. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waterloo % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 49 45.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 34 31.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waterloo (State Suburbs), 45.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.8% 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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