2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Fitzroy Crossing

Code UCL509200 (UCL)
People 928
Male 473
Female 455
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 822
People born overseas 42
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 25
Families 197
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 435
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $870
Median monthly mortgage repayment $600
Median weekly rent $50
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People — demographics
People Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Total 928 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 473 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 455 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 625 67.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 928 people were usually resident in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 67.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
People
0-4 years 94 10.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 155 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 143 15.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 420 45.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 55 5.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 62 6.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.8% of people usually resident in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 12.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Australian citizenship 822 88.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 42 4.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 25 2.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.6% of people usually resident in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.5% were born overseas and 2.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 227 33.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 66 9.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 26 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 361 53.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 33.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 9.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 53.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Australia 816 87.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 205 46.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 211 47.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 19 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 0.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 1.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 171 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 446 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 446 people aged 15 years and over in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 46.0% worked full-time, 47.3% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 0.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.6% were unemployed. 171 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 259 -- 466 --
Family 642 -- 1,171 --
Household 870 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $259, the median family income was $642 and the median household income was $870.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Couple family without children 64 32.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 73 37.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 54 27.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 197 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 197 families in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 32.5% were couple families without children, 37.1% were couple families with children, 27.4% were one parent families and 3.0% 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 Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 381 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 435 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 381 occupied private dwellings were counted in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 204 53.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 5.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 14 3.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 144 37.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities), 53.5% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 37.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 79 20.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 10 2.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 231 60.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 14.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 2.6% were owned with a mortgage and 60.6% were rented.

Landlord type Fitzroy Crossing % 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 55 23.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 172 74.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 23.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 74.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Median weekly rent 50 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 600 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $50. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $600. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.4.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fitzroy Crossing % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 180 47.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 53 13.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy Crossing (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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