2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Biggenden (S)

Code LGA30700 (LGA)
People 1,525
Male 771
Female 754
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 1,420
People born overseas 137
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 437
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 778
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $571
Median monthly mortgage repayment $669
Median weekly rent $91
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Total 1,525 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 771 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 754 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 2.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,525 people were usually resident in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 2.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Biggenden (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 68 4.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 207 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 133 8.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 525 34.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 278 18.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 312 20.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.0% of people usually resident in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,420 93.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 137 9.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.1% of people usually resident in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 9.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Biggenden (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 676 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 162 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 106 8.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 302 24.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 8.5% were widowed and 24.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Australia 1,318 86.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Biggenden (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 371 59.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 164 26.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 22 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 46 7.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 574 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 627 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 627 people aged 15 years and over in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.2% worked full-time, 26.2% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.3% were unemployed. 574 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Biggenden (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 296 -- 466 --
Family 640 -- 1,171 --
Household 571 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $296, the median family income was $640 and the median household income was $571.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 213 48.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 153 35.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 64 14.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 437 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 437 families in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.7% were couple families without children, 35.0% were couple families with children, 14.6% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 650 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 778 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 650 occupied private dwellings were counted in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 614 94.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 27 4.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.5% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 347 53.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 148 22.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 117 18.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas), 53.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 18.0% were rented.

Landlord type Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 6.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 8 6.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 81 69.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 20 17.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 6.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 91 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 669 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $91. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $669. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Biggenden (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 430 66.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 167 25.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 21 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Biggenden (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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