2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Douglas

Code 345057014 (SLA)
People 5,993
Male 2,881
Female 3,112
Median age 23
Australian citizenship 5,068
People born overseas 914
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 274
Families 1,238
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,921
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,426
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $270
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Douglas % Australia %
Total 5,993 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,881 48.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,112 51.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 113 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,993 people were usually resident in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Douglas % Australia %
People
0-4 years 407 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 640 10.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,184 36.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,374 39.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 245 4.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 141 2.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 23 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.5% of people usually resident in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 6.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 23 years.

Selected characteristics Douglas % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,068 84.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 914 15.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 274 4.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.6% of people usually resident in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 15.3% were born overseas and 4.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Douglas % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,782 36.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 322 6.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 36 0.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,803 56.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 36.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 6.5% were either separated or divorced, 0.7% were widowed and 56.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Douglas % Australia %
Australia 4,647 77.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Douglas % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Douglas % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Douglas % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,013 58.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 965 28.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 219 6.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 70 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 152 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,212 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,419 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,419 people aged 15 years and over in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 58.9% worked full-time, 28.2% worked part-time, 6.4% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 1,212 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Douglas % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Douglas % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 466 --
Family 1,596 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,426 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $474, the median family income was $1,596 and the median household income was $1,426.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Douglas % Australia %
Couple family without children 485 39.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 595 48.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 106 8.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 52 4.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,238 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,238 families in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas): of these 39.2% were couple families without children, 48.1% were couple families with children, 8.6% were one parent families and 4.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Douglas % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,807 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,921 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,807 occupied private dwellings were counted in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Douglas % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,654 91.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 1.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 126 7.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas), 91.5% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Douglas % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 237 13.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 609 33.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 835 46.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 124 6.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas), 13.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.7% were owned with a mortgage and 46.2% were rented.

Landlord type Douglas % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 509 61.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 21 2.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 296 35.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 1.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Douglas % Australia %
Median weekly rent 270 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $270. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Douglas % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,228 68.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 228 12.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 234 12.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Douglas (Statistical Local Areas), 68.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.6% were single (or lone) person households and 12.9% 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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