2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wellstead

Code SSC55906 (SSC)
People 295
Male 161
Female 134
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 258
People born overseas 25
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 75
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 133
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $880
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $50
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People — demographics
People Wellstead % Australia %
Total 295 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 161 54.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 134 45.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 3.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 295 people were usually resident in Wellstead (State Suburbs): of these 54.6% were male and 45.4% were female. Of the total population 3.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wellstead % Australia %
People
0-4 years 29 9.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 49 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 29 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 144 48.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 21 7.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 23 7.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.4% of people usually resident in Wellstead (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 14.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Wellstead % Australia %
Australian citizenship 258 87.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 25 8.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.5% of people usually resident in Wellstead (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wellstead % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 138 63.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 17 7.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3 1.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 59 27.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 63.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wellstead (State Suburbs) were married, 7.8% were either separated or divorced, 1.4% were widowed and 27.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wellstead % Australia %
Australia 243 82.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wellstead % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wellstead % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 114 75.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 29 19.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 5 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 41 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 152 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 152 people aged 15 years and over in Wellstead (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 75.0% worked full-time, 19.1% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 41 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wellstead % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 466 --
Family 942 -- 1,171 --
Household 880 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wellstead (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $451, the median family income was $942 and the median household income was $880.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Wellstead % Australia %
Couple family without children 29 38.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 40 53.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 6 8.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 75 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 75 families in Wellstead (State Suburbs): of these 38.7% were couple families without children, 53.3% were couple families with children, 8.0% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

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Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Wellstead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 108 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 133 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 108 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wellstead (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wellstead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 105 97.2 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 3 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wellstead (State Suburbs), 97.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wellstead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 43 39.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 14 13.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 39 36.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 3.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wellstead (State Suburbs), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 13.0% were owned with a mortgage and 36.1% were rented.

Landlord type Wellstead % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 10 25.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 27 69.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 10.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wellstead (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 25.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wellstead % Australia %
Median weekly rent 50 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wellstead (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $50. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wellstead % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 79 73.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 19 17.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wellstead (State Suburbs), 73.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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