2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Bridgetown

Code UCL502000 (UCL)
People 2,324
Male 1,094
Female 1,230
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,064
People born overseas 526
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 666
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,184
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $736
Median monthly mortgage repayment $915
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bridgetown % Australia %
Total 2,324 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,094 47.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,230 52.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,324 people were usually resident in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bridgetown % Australia %
People
0-4 years 135 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 338 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 179 7.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 893 38.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 399 17.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 379 16.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.4% of people usually resident in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Bridgetown % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,064 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 526 22.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 22.6% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bridgetown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 988 53.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 291 15.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 131 7.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 437 23.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.7% were either separated or divorced, 7.1% were widowed and 23.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bridgetown % Australia %
Australia 1,662 71.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bridgetown % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bridgetown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 555 53.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 392 37.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 1.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 44 4.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 717 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,047 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,047 people aged 15 years and over in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.0% worked full-time, 37.4% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 1.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 717 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bridgetown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 388 -- 466 --
Family 953 -- 1,171 --
Household 736 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $388, the median family income was $953 and the median household income was $736.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Bridgetown % Australia %
Couple family without children 357 53.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 217 32.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 92 13.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 666 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 666 families in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.6% were couple families without children, 32.6% were couple families with children, 13.8% 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 Bridgetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 967 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,184 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 967 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Bridgetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 907 93.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 32 3.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.8% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bridgetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 358 37.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 330 34.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 212 21.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 21.9% were rented.

Landlord type Bridgetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 99 46.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 26 12.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 79 37.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bridgetown % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 915 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $915. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridgetown % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 662 68.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 254 26.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 1.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bridgetown (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% 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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