2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Barcaldine (S)

Code LGA30400 (LGA)
People 1,617
Male 803
Female 814
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 1,477
People born overseas 79
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 415
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 858
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $848
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $60
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People — demographics
People Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Total 1,617 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 803 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 814 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 139 8.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,617 people were usually resident in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 8.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 131 8.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 243 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 212 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 639 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 164 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 228 14.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.1% of people usually resident in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,477 91.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 79 4.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.3% of people usually resident in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.9% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 655 52.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 116 9.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 79 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 397 31.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.3% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 31.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Australia 1,425 88.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 530 66.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 201 25.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 2.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 20 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 367 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 796 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 796 people aged 15 years and over in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.6% worked full-time, 25.3% worked part-time, 2.3% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 367 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 441 -- 466 --
Family 1,055 -- 1,171 --
Household 848 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $441, the median family income was $1,055 and the median household income was $848.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 168 40.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 181 43.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 61 14.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 415 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 415 families in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 40.5% were couple families without children, 43.6% were couple families with children, 14.7% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 711 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 858 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 711 occupied private dwellings were counted in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 566 79.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 1.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 29 4.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 105 14.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas), 79.6% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 14.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 308 43.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 147 20.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 197 27.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 50 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.7% were owned with a mortgage and 27.7% were rented.

Landlord type Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9 4.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 26 13.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 137 69.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 24 12.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 60 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $60. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barcaldine (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 415 58.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 163 22.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.0% 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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