2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wokalup

Code SSC56021 (SSC)
People 449
Male 234
Female 215
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 382
People born overseas 49
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 120
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 174
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,093
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,170
Median weekly rent $120
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People — demographics
People Wokalup % Australia %
Total 449 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 234 52.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 215 47.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 449 people were usually resident in Wokalup (State Suburbs): of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wokalup % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 75 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 44 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 201 44.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 58 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 38 8.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.8% of people usually resident in Wokalup (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Wokalup % Australia %
Australian citizenship 382 85.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 49 10.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.1% of people usually resident in Wokalup (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wokalup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 198 58.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 50 14.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 7 2.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 89 26.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wokalup (State Suburbs) were married, 14.7% were either separated or divorced, 2.1% were widowed and 26.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wokalup % Australia %
Australia 353 78.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wokalup % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wokalup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 138 60.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 65 28.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 4.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 6 2.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 77 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 229 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 229 people aged 15 years and over in Wokalup (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.3% worked full-time, 28.4% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 4.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.6% were unemployed. 77 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wokalup % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 466 --
Family 1,126 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,093 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wokalup (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $453, the median family income was $1,126 and the median household income was $1,093.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Wokalup % Australia %
Couple family without children 48 40.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 52 43.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 16 13.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 3.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 120 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 120 families in Wokalup (State Suburbs): of these 40.0% were couple families without children, 43.3% were couple families with children, 13.3% were one parent families and 3.3% 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 Wokalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 151 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 174 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 151 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wokalup (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wokalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 148 98.0 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 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 2.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wokalup (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wokalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 36.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 42 27.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 42 27.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wokalup (State Suburbs), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.8% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wokalup % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 13 31.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 27 64.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 9.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wokalup (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wokalup % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,170 -- 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 Wokalup (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,170. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wokalup % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 116 76.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 14 9.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wokalup (State Suburbs), 76.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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