2006 Census QuickStats

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Clare

Code UCL404600 (UCL)
People 3,063
Male 1,486
Female 1,577
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,856
People born overseas 207
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 842
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,351
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $895
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Clare % Australia %
Total 3,063 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,486 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,577 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,063 people were usually resident in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Clare % Australia %
People
0-4 years 204 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 416 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 374 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,153 37.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 349 11.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 567 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.2% of people usually resident in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Clare % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,856 93.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 207 6.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.2% of people usually resident in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Clare % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,358 55.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 195 8.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 206 8.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 679 27.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 8.0% were either separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 27.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Clare % Australia %
Australia 2,719 88.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Clare % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Clare % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 887 58.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 504 33.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 56 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 40 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 36 2.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 806 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,523 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,523 people aged 15 years and over in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.2% worked full-time, 33.1% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.4% were unemployed. 806 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Clare % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 455 -- 466 --
Family 1,081 -- 1,171 --
Household 895 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $455, the median family income was $1,081 and the median household income was $895.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Clare % Australia %
Couple family without children 406 48.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 319 37.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 108 12.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 842 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 842 families in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.2% were couple families without children, 37.9% were couple families with children, 12.8% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Clare % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,221 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,351 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,221 occupied private dwellings were counted in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Clare % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,116 91.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 60 4.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 45 3.7 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 Clare (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.4% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Clare % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 436 35.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 372 30.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 363 29.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 3.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Landlord type Clare % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 125 34.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 117 32.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 106 29.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 32.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Clare % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clare % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 840 68.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 300 24.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 44 3.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Clare (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.6% 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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