2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Goomalling (L)

Code UCL510400 (UCL)
People 499
Male 247
Female 252
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 433
People born overseas 58
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 125
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 260
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $630
Median monthly mortgage repayment $582
Median weekly rent $89
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Total 499 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 247 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 252 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 58 11.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 499 people were usually resident in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 11.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Goomalling (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 8.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 64 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 53 10.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 173 34.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 70 14.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 98 19.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.0% of people usually resident in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 433 86.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 58 11.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.8% of people usually resident in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.6% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Goomalling (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 203 51.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 32 8.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 39 9.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 122 31.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 8.1% were either separated or divorced, 9.9% were widowed and 31.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Australia 407 81.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Goomalling (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Goomalling (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Goomalling (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 120 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 43 21.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 9.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 4.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 173 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 197 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 197 people aged 15 years and over in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 21.8% worked part-time, 9.1% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.1% were unemployed. 173 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Goomalling (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 365 -- 466 --
Family 906 -- 1,171 --
Household 630 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $365, the median family income was $906 and the median household income was $630.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 63 50.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 37 29.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 22 17.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 125 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 125 families in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.4% were couple families without children, 29.6% were couple families with children, 17.6% were one parent families and 2.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 209 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 260 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 209 occupied private dwellings were counted in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 189 90.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 9 4.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 5.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 89 42.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 42 20.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 58 27.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 8.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Landlord type Goomalling (L) % 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 21 36.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 35 60.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 8.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 36.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 89 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 582 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $89. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $582. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goomalling (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 125 59.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 69 33.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Goomalling (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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