2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Canning Vale

Code SSC51226 (SSC)
People 12,935
Male 6,435
Female 6,500
Australian citizenship 10,863
People born overseas 4,832
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 127
Families 3,659
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,115
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Canning Vale % Australia %
Total 12,935 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 6,435 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 6,500 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 108 0.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 12,935 people were counted in Canning Vale (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Canning Vale % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,191 9.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,504 19.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,663 12.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 6,351 49.1 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 796 6.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 432 3.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) there were 3,695 children aged 0-14 years and 1,228 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Canning Vale % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,863 84.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,832 37.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 127 1.0 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 10,863 people were Australian citizens, 4,832 were born overseas and 127 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Canning Vale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,277 67.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 538 5.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 165 1.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,257 24.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 67.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 5.8% were separated or divorced, 1.8% were widowed and 24.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Canning Vale % Australia %
Australia 7,691 59.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Canning Vale % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Canning Vale % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Canning Vale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,270 61.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,160 31.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 176 2.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 293 4.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 2,139 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,899 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,899 people aged 15 years and over in Canning Vale (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.9% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.2% were unemployed. 2,139 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Canning Vale % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Canning Vale % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,018 27.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,349 64.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 267 7.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 25 0.7 88,864 1.8
Total families 3,659 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 3,659 families were counted: of these, 27.8% were couple families without children, 64.2% were couple families with children, 7.3% were one parent families and 0.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Canning Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,935 95.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,115 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 3,935 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Canning Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,910 99.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 18 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 99.4% were separate houses, 0.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Canning Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,057 26.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,420 61.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 301 7.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 72 1.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 89 2.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 26.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 61.5% were being purchased and 7.6% were rented.

Landlord type Canning Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 168 55.8 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 3 1.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 127 42.2 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 3 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 55.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.2% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Canning Vale % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,600 91.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 224 5.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 43 1.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Canning Vale (State Suburbs), 91.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 5.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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