National Regional Profile: Perth (Statistical Division)  
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Population POPULATION/PEOPLE


2004
2005
2006
2007
2008


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION - at 30 June

Population by Sex

Males no.
726 315
740 383
758 396
779 863
803 720
Females no.
734 014
745 440
760 352
779 315
798 839
Persons no.
1 460 329
1 485 823
1 518 748
1 559 178
1 602 559

Population by Age group

Persons - 0 to 14 years %
19.4
19.2
19.1
19.0
19.0
Persons - 15 years to 24 years %
15.0
15.1
15.1
15.1
15.0
Persons - 25 years to 34 years %
14.4
14.2
14.1
14.1
14.3
Persons - 35 years to 44 years %
15.1
15.1
15.1
15.0
14.9
Persons - 45 years to 54 years %
14.2
14.2
14.1
14.0
14.0
Persons - 55 years to 64 years %
10.2
10.5
10.7
10.8
11.0
Persons - 65 years to 74 years %
6.2
6.3
6.3
6.3
6.3
Persons - 75 years to 84 years %
4.1
4.1
4.1
4.0
4.0
Persons - 85 years and over %
1.3
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.5

POPULATION DENSITY (ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION) - at 30 June

Population density persons/km2
-
-
-
-
297.6

ESTIMATED RESIDENT INDIGENOUS POPULATION - at 30 June

Percentage of total population %
-
-
1.7
-
-

OVERSEAS BORN POPULATION: PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL POPULATION - Census 2006

Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) %
-
-
2.7
-
-
Born in North-West Europe %
-
-
15.0
-
-
Born in Southern and Eastern Europe %
-
-
3.8
-
-
Born in North Africa and the Middle East %
-
-
0.9
-
-
Born in South-East Asia %
-
-
4.7
-
-
Born in North-East Asia %
-
-
1.3
-
-
Born in Southern and Central Asia %
-
-
1.5
-
-
Born in Americas %
-
-
1.1
-
-
Born in Sub-Saharan Africa %
-
-
2.6
-
-
Total born overseas %
-
-
33.7
-
-

SPEAKS A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH AT HOME - Census 2006

Percentage of total population %
-
-
14.8
-
-

PERSONS WITH POST SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS - Census 2006

Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over %
-
-
54.7
-
-

OCCUPATION OF EMPLOYED PERSONS: PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL EMPLOYED PERSONS - Census 2006

Managers %
-
-
11.3
-
-
Professionals %
-
-
20.6
-
-
Technicians and Trades Workers %
-
-
15.9
-
-
Community and Personal Service Workers %
-
-
9.1
-
-
Clerical and Administrative Workers %
-
-
15.7
-
-
Sales Workers %
-
-
9.8
-
-
Machinery Operators and Drivers %
-
-
6.3
-
-
Labourers %
-
-
9.7
-
-
Inadequately Described/Not Stated %
-
-
1.5
-
-

HOUSEHOLDS - Census 2006

Households no.
-
-
528 524
-
-

FAMILIES - Census 2006

Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students no.
-
-
143 320
-
-
One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students no.
-
-
39 443
-
-
Total families no.
-
-
381 655
-
-

INTERNAL MIGRATION - Census 2006

Persons who lived at different address 1 year ago %
-
-
17.0
-
-
Persons who lived at different address 5 years ago %
-
-
43.1
-
-

PROPORTION OF POPULATION BY REMOTENESS AREA - Census 2006

Major Cities %
-
-
96.8
-
-
Inner Regional %
-
-
3.2
-
-
Outer Regional %
-
-
0.0
-
-
Remote %
-
-
0.0
-
-
Very Remote %
-
-
0.0
-
-

PROPORTION OF POPULATION BY SECTION OF STATE - Census 2006

Major Urban %
-
-
86.9
-
-
Other Urban %
-
-
9.2
-
-
Bounded Locality %
-
-
0.4
-
-
Rural Balance %
-
-
3.6
-
-

UNPAID WORK: PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER - Census 2006

Persons undertaking voluntary work for an organisation or group %
-
-
16.7
-
-
Persons caring for own children without pay %
-
-
21.5
-
-
Persons caring for other children without pay %
-
-
7.8
-
-
Persons caring for own children and other children without pay %
-
-
1.2
-
-
Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others %
-
-
10.1
-
-

ACCESS TO INTERNET AT HOME - Census 2006

Proportion of occupied private dwellings %
-
-
67.1
-
-

BIRTHS AND DEATHS - year ended 31 December

Births no.
18 125
18 874
20 102
21 061
23 131
Total fertility rate rate
1.7
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.9
Deaths no.
8 223
8 287
8 425
8 778
9 254
Standardised death rate rate
6.1
5.9
5.7
5.7
5.7