2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Electoral Divisions

Cottesloe (North Metropolitan)

Code SED51604 (SED)
People 40,386
Male 19,308
Female 21,078
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 33,835
People born overseas 10,289
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 654
Families 9,826
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,241
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,416
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,000
Median weekly rent $220
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People — demographics
People Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Total 40,386 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 19,308 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 21,078 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 194 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 40,386 people were usually resident in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,014 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 5,059 12.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 6,174 15.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 15,493 38.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 5,036 12.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 6,611 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.5% of people usually resident in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 33,835 83.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 10,289 25.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 654 1.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.8% of people usually resident in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were Australian citizens, 25.5% were born overseas and 1.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,980 48.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,547 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,272 6.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 11,512 34.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 6.8% were widowed and 34.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Australia 26,958 66.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,826 56.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,585 34.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 816 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 440 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 581 3.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11,572 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 19,248 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 19,248 people aged 15 years and over in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were in the labour force. Of these 56.2% worked full-time, 34.2% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.0% were unemployed. 11,572 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 639 -- 466 --
Family 2,123 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,416 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $639, the median family income was $2,123 and the median household income was $1,416.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,793 38.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,511 45.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,296 13.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 226 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 9,826 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 9,826 families in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions): of these 38.6% were couple families without children, 45.9% were couple families with children, 13.2% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,273 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,241 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 16,273 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions).

Dwelling structure Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,839 66.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,275 14.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3,116 19.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 29 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 14 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), 66.6% were separate houses, 14.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,051 37.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,081 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,419 27.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 328 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,392 8.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.2% were rented.

Landlord type Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,210 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 504 11.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,571 35.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 134 3.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,761 60.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 4,621 28.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 636 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cottesloe (North Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), 60.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.4% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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