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Postcards From The Census
How old were they? Well, 20% of the population were children aged between 0-14 years. They were only slightly outnumbered by the more mature folk, that is, those aged 55 years and over (25%).
It is definitely the right place to get married and raise a family as 77% of occupied private dwellings were family households and 54% of people aged 15 years and over were married.
Total Number of Persons in the LGA of Kalamunda by
Census Collection District - Census, 2006
Kalamunda had a high percentage of English born residents (12%) compared with the rest of Australia (4%). So naturally English was the language of choice spoken at home for 89% of people. The most common language other than English was Italian with 2% of residents parlare la lingua.
Workwise the residents tended to be mostly employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (18%) and Clerical and Administrative Workers (17%). The most common industry of employment for residents aged 15 years and over was School Education (5%) and Road Freight Transport (4%).
So what changes have happened to the population of Kalamunda over the past 5 years since the last Census?
All will be revealed after Census 2011.
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