2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Kangaroo Point

Code 305011304 (SLA)
People 6,869
Male 3,509
Female 3,360
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 4,709
People born overseas 1,997
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 722
Families 1,379
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,226
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,264
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $275
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People — demographics
People Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Total 6,869 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,509 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,360 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 70 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,869 people were usually resident in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kangaroo Point % Australia %
People
0-4 years 153 2.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 254 3.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,212 17.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,643 53.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 861 12.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 747 10.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 5.9% of people usually resident in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,709 68.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,997 29.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 722 10.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 68.6% of people usually resident in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 29.1% were born overseas and 10.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kangaroo Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,923 29.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 877 13.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 357 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,303 51.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 29.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 13.6% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 51.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Australia 3,813 55.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kangaroo Point % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Kangaroo Point % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kangaroo Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,817 70.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 821 20.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 121 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 66 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 170 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,341 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,995 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,995 people aged 15 years and over in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 70.5% worked full-time, 20.6% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 1,341 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kangaroo Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 738 -- 466 --
Family 1,797 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,264 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $738, the median family income was $1,797 and the median household income was $1,264.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Couple family without children 886 64.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 272 19.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 148 10.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 73 5.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,379 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,379 families in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas): of these 64.2% were couple families without children, 19.7% were couple families with children, 10.7% were one parent families and 5.3% 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 Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,796 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,226 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,796 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 531 14.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 146 3.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3,065 80.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 54 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas), 14.0% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 80.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 565 14.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 569 15.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,938 51.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 672 17.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas), 14.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.0% were owned with a mortgage and 51.1% were rented.

Landlord type Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,025 52.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 180 9.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 701 36.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 32 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Median weekly rent 275 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $275. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 1.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kangaroo Point % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,366 36.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,152 30.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 406 10.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kangaroo Point (Statistical Local Areas), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.3% were single (or lone) person households and 10.7% 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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