Corrigin

2006 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC53576
People 903
Male 466
Female 437
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 824
People born overseas 69
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 230
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 461
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $803
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $66
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Total 903 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 466 51.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 437 48.4 10,056,036 50.6
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 16 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 903 people were usually resident in Corrigin: of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
0-4 years 61 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 131 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 72 8.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 377 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 104 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 159 17.6 2,644,374 13.3
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.3% of people usually resident in Corrigin were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 824 91.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 69 7.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.3% of people usually resident in Corrigin were Australian citizens, 7.6% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Married 390 54.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 85 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 59 8.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 178 25.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Corrigin were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 8.3% were widowed and 25.0% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Australia 769 85.2 14,072,944 70.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
England 28 3.1 856,939 4.3
New Zealand 13 1.4 389,463 2.0
Germany 5 0.6 106,525 0.5
Scotland 4 0.4 130,204 0.7
Solomon Islands 4 0.4 1,498 0.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.2% of people usually resident in Corrigin, stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 1.4%, Germany 0.6%, Scotland 0.4% and Solomon Islands 0.4%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Anglican 295 32.7 3,718,248 18.7
No Religion 183 20.3 3,706,557 18.7
Catholic 154 17.1 5,126,882 25.8
Uniting Church 102 11.3 1,135,422 5.7
Jehovah's Witnesses 19 2.1 80,917 0.4

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for religious affiliation for people usually resident in Corrigin were Anglican 32.7%, No Religion 20.3%, Catholic 17.1%, Uniting Church 11.3% and Jehovah's Witnesses 2.1%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Makaton 7 0.8 201 0.0
Italian 5 0.6 316,890 1.6
Afrikaans 4 0.4 16,805 0.1
Polish 3 0.3 53,387 0.3
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English only spoken at home 827 91.6 15,581,333 78.5

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for language other than English spoken at home by people usually resident in Corrigin were Makaton 0.8%, Italian 0.6%, Afrikaans 0.4% and Polish 0.3%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 91.6%.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 287 63.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 121 26.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 21 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 207 -- 5,271,116 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 454 -- 9,607,987 --
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 454 people aged 15 years and over in Corrigin were in the labour force. Of these 63.2% worked full-time, 26.7% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 207 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Managers 133 30.3 1,202,267 13.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 61 13.9 1,309,258 14.4
Labourers 52 11.8 952,520 10.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 47 10.7 1,365,805 15.0
Machinery Operators And Drivers 46 10.5 604,616 6.6
Professionals 45 10.3 1,806,010 19.8
Community and Personal Service Workers 32 7.3 801,906 8.8
Sales Workers 21 4.8 896,208 9.8

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for occupation for Corrigin were Managers 30.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.9%, Labourers 11.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.7%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 10.5%, Professionals 10.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 7.3% and Sales Workers 4.8%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming 116 26.4 133,275 1.5
School Education 28 6.4 414,214 4.5
Local Government Administration 22 5.0 128,838 1.4
Hospitals 21 4.8 303,923 3.3
Warehousing and Storage Services 18 4.1 19,463 0.2

In the 2006 Census, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Corrigin, the most common responses for industry of employment included Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming 26.4%, School Education 6.4%, Local Government Administration 5.0%, Hospitals 4.8% and Warehousing and Storage Services 4.1%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Personal 500 -- 466 --
Family 1,079 -- 1,171 --
Household 803 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Corrigin, the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $500, the median family income was $1,079 and the median household income was $803.

Families

family composition

Family composition

Family composition Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 122 53.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 80 34.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 24 10.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 230 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 230 families in Corrigin: of these 53.0% were couple families without children, 34.8% were couple families with children, 10.4% were one parent families and 1.7% were other families.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 371 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 461 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 371 occupied private dwellings were counted in Corrigin.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Separate house 350 94.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 18 4.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Corrigin, 94.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Owned outright 147 39.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 95 25.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 97 26.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 6.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Corrigin, 39.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 4 4.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 26 26.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 63 64.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 7.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Corrigin, of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling characteristics Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 66 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Corrigin, the median weekly rent was $66. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Household composition

Household composition
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Corrigin % Corrigin Australia % Australia
Family households 232 62.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 117 31.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Corrigin, 62.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% were group households.

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

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