2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wiluna

Code SSC55991 (SSC)
People 681
Male 461
Female 220
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 580
People born overseas 127
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22
Families 90
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 155
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,046
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,100
Median weekly rent $30
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People — demographics
People Wiluna % Australia %
Total 681 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 461 67.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 220 32.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 255 37.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 681 people were usually resident in Wiluna (State Suburbs): of these 67.7% were male and 32.3% were female. Of the total population 37.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wiluna % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 3.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 86 12.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 96 14.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 399 58.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 58 8.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 19 2.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.9% of people usually resident in Wiluna (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 11.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Wiluna % Australia %
Australian citizenship 580 85.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 127 18.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22 3.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.2% of people usually resident in Wiluna (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.6% were born overseas and 3.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wiluna % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 213 37.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 72 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 16 2.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 274 47.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wiluna (State Suburbs) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 2.8% were widowed and 47.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wiluna % Australia %
Australia 499 73.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wiluna % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wiluna % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 302 73.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 66 16.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 13 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 104 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 412 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 412 people aged 15 years and over in Wiluna (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 73.3% worked full-time, 16.0% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 104 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wiluna % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 869 -- 466 --
Family 739 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,046 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wiluna (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $869, the median family income was $739 and the median household income was $1,046.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wiluna % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 33.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 30 33.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 25 27.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 5.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 90 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 90 families in Wiluna (State Suburbs): of these 33.3% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 27.8% were one parent families and 5.6% 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 Wiluna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 118 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 155 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 118 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wiluna (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wiluna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 101 85.6 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 17 14.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wiluna (State Suburbs), 85.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 14.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wiluna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 20 16.9 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) 69 58.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 11.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 12.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wiluna (State Suburbs), 16.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 58.5% were rented.

Landlord type Wiluna % 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 13 18.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 37 53.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 21.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wiluna (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wiluna % Australia %
Median weekly rent 30 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,100 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wiluna (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $30. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,100. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.4.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wiluna % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 77 65.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 23 19.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wiluna (State Suburbs), 65.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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