2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Walpole (L)

Code UCL527600 (UCL)
People 321
Male 157
Female 164
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 287
People born overseas 55
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 80
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 264
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $636
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Walpole (L) % Australia %
Total 321 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 157 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 164 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 3.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 321 people were usually resident in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 3.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Walpole (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 37 11.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 22 6.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 118 36.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 48 15.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 77 24.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Walpole (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 287 89.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 55 17.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 3.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.4% of people usually resident in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 17.1% were born overseas and 3.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Walpole (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 135 50.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 34 12.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 18 6.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 80 30.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.8% were widowed and 30.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Walpole (L) % Australia %
Australia 244 76.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Walpole (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 75 54.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 45 32.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 9.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 3 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 109 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 139 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 139 people aged 15 years and over in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.0% worked full-time, 32.4% worked part-time, 9.4% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 109 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Walpole (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 466 --
Family 754 -- 1,171 --
Household 636 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $364, the median family income was $754 and the median household income was $636.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Walpole (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 44 55.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 25 31.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 11 13.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 80 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 80 families in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 55.0% were couple families without children, 31.3% 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 Walpole (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 126 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 264 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 126 occupied private dwellings were counted in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Walpole (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 112 88.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 3.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 7.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.9% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Walpole (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 43 34.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 22 17.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 42 33.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 3.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 11.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.5% were owned with a mortgage and 33.3% were rented.

Landlord type Walpole (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 33.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 11.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 18 42.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 7.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Walpole (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Walpole (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 80 63.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 34 27.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 6.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Walpole (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.0% were single (or lone) person households and 6.3% 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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