2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

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Wickham

Code UCL528400 (UCL)
People 1,825
Male 970
Female 855
Median age 28
Australian citizenship 1,501
People born overseas 261
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 441
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 732
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,975
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $28
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wickham % Australia %
Total 1,825 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 970 53.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 855 46.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 288 15.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,825 people were usually resident in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Of the total population 15.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wickham % Australia %
People
0-4 years 179 9.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 355 19.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 275 15.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 889 48.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 101 5.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 25 1.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 28 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.3% of people usually resident in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 6.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 28 years.

Selected characteristics Wickham % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,501 82.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 261 14.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.2% of people usually resident in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.3% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wickham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 576 44.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 118 9.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 12 0.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 576 44.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 9.1% were either separated or divorced, 0.9% were widowed and 44.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wickham % Australia %
Australia 1,357 74.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wickham % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wickham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 617 70.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 161 18.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 45 5.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 31 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 251 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 881 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 881 people aged 15 years and over in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 70.0% worked full-time, 18.3% worked part-time, 5.1% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 251 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wickham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 792 -- 466 --
Family 2,193 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,975 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $792, the median family income was $2,193 and the median household income was $1,975.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wickham % Australia %
Couple family without children 123 27.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 265 60.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 53 12.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 441 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 441 families in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 27.9% were couple families without children, 60.1% were couple families with children, 12.0% 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 Wickham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 602 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 732 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 602 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Wickham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 332 55.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 255 42.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 15 2.5 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 Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.1% were separate houses, 42.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wickham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5 0.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 22 3.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 498 82.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 12.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 3.7% were owned with a mortgage and 82.7% were rented.

Landlord type Wickham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 29 5.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 77 15.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 381 76.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 5.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 76.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wickham % Australia %
Median weekly rent 28 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $28. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wickham % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 430 71.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 91 15.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wickham (Urban Centres and Localities), 71.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.1% 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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