2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Yarrabah (S)

Code 350107600 (SLA)
People 2,371
Male 1,162
Female 1,209
Median age 21
Australian citizenship 2,352
People born overseas 0
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 523
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 489
Average people per household 5.6
Median weekly household income $982
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $90
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Total 2,371 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,162 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,209 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,298 96.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,371 people were usually resident in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 96.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 345 14.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 544 22.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 450 19.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 886 37.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 82 3.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 64 2.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 21 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 37.5% of people usually resident in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 6.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 21 years.

Selected characteristics Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,352 99.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 0 0.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 99.2% of people usually resident in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 0.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 308 20.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 43 2.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 59 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,068 72.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 2.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 72.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,350 99.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Yarrabah (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Yarrabah (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 202 19.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 698 68.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 1.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 26 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 84 8.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 426 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,021 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,021 people aged 15 years and over in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 19.8% worked full-time, 68.4% worked part-time, 1.1% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.2% were unemployed. 426 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 224 -- 466 --
Family 647 -- 1,171 --
Household 982 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $224, the median family income was $647 and the median household income was $982.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 76 14.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 226 43.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 197 37.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 24 4.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 523 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 523 families in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas): of these 14.5% were couple families without children, 43.2% were couple families with children, 37.7% were one parent families and 4.6% 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 Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 406 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 489 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 406 occupied private dwellings were counted in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 374 92.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 32 7.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas), 92.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 29 7.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 345 85.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 16 3.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas), 7.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 85.0% were rented.

Landlord type Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 31 9.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 303 87.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 87.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 5.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 5.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 2.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarrabah (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 374 92.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 31 7.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 0.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Yarrabah (S) (Statistical Local Areas), 92.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 7.6% were single (or lone) person households and 0.7% 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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