2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Westerway

Code SSC66341 (SSC)
People 156
Male 83
Female 73
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 148
People born overseas 11
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 45
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 69
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $703
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $128
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People — demographics
People Westerway % Australia %
Total 156 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 83 53.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 73 46.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 9.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 156 people were usually resident in Westerway (State Suburbs): of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Of the total population 9.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Westerway % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 26 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 20 12.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 66 42.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 19 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 14 9.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.1% of people usually resident in Westerway (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Westerway % Australia %
Australian citizenship 148 94.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 11 7.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.9% of people usually resident in Westerway (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Westerway % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 70 58.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 14 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3 2.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 37 31.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Westerway (State Suburbs) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 2.5% were widowed and 31.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Westerway % Australia %
Australia 137 87.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Westerway % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Westerway % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 27 50.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 16 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 18.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 64 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 53 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 53 people aged 15 years and over in Westerway (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 50.9% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 18.9% were unemployed. 64 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Westerway % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 274 -- 466 --
Family 784 -- 1,171 --
Household 703 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Westerway (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $274, the median family income was $784 and the median household income was $703.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Westerway % Australia %
Couple family without children 16 35.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 25 55.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 8.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 45 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 45 families in Westerway (State Suburbs): of these 35.6% were couple families without children, 55.6% were couple families with children, 8.9% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Westerway % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 58 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 69 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 58 occupied private dwellings were counted in Westerway (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Westerway % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 58 100.0 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 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Westerway (State Suburbs), 100.0% 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 Westerway % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 25 43.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 18 31.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 15 25.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Westerway (State Suburbs), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Landlord type Westerway % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 20.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 9 60.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 20.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Westerway (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 20.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Westerway % Australia %
Median weekly rent 128 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 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 Westerway (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $128. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Westerway % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 43 74.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 12 20.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Westerway (State Suburbs), 74.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.7% 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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