2006 Census QuickStats

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Wongan Hills (L)

Code UCL529200 (UCL)
People 745
Male 366
Female 379
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 651
People born overseas 93
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 185
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 375
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $891
Median monthly mortgage repayment $585
Median weekly rent $90
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Total 745 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 366 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 379 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 6.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 745 people were usually resident in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 6.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 62 8.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 108 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 93 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 335 45.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 66 8.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 83 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.8% of people usually resident in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 651 87.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 93 12.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.4% of people usually resident in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 12.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 280 48.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 67 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 36 6.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 187 32.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 6.2% were widowed and 32.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Australia 614 82.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 253 65.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 91 23.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 17 4.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 14 3.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 169 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 386 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 386 people aged 15 years and over in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 65.5% worked full-time, 23.6% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 4.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.6% were unemployed. 169 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 525 -- 466 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,171 --
Household 891 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $525, the median family income was $1,069 and the median household income was $891.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 41.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 79 42.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 30 16.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 185 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 185 families in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 41.1% were couple families without children, 42.7% were couple families with children, 16.2% 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 Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 317 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 375 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 317 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 286 90.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 14 4.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 5.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 5.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 79 24.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 102 32.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 120 37.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 3.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 37.9% were rented.

Landlord type Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 13 10.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 23 19.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 76 63.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 5.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 10.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 63.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 585 -- 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 Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $585. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wongan Hills (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 193 60.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 98 30.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 15 4.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wongan Hills (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 4.7% 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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