2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Blackall (S)

Code LGA30750 (LGA)
People 1,456
Male 713
Female 743
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 1,395
People born overseas 53
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 414
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 886
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $651
Median monthly mortgage repayment $499
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blackall (S) % Australia %
Total 1,456 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 713 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 743 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 2.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,456 people were usually resident in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blackall (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 94 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 171 11.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 176 12.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 577 39.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 192 13.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 246 16.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.2% of people usually resident in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Blackall (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,395 95.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 53 3.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.8% of people usually resident in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 3.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blackall (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 664 55.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 103 8.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 106 8.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 316 26.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 8.6% were either separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 26.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blackall (S) % Australia %
Australia 1,339 92.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Blackall (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 476 62.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 216 28.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 383 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 767 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 767 people aged 15 years and over in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.1% worked full-time, 28.2% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 383 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blackall (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 378 -- 466 --
Family 922 -- 1,171 --
Household 651 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $378, the median family income was $922 and the median household income was $651.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Blackall (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 189 45.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 178 43.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 44 10.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 414 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 414 families in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.7% were couple families without children, 43.0% were couple families with children, 10.6% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Blackall (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 675 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 886 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 675 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Blackall (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 587 87.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 3.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7 1.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 60 8.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.0% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blackall (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 320 47.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 141 20.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 178 26.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 3.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas), 47.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Landlord type Blackall (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 17 9.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 23 12.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 114 64.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 25 14.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 9.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blackall (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 499 -- 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 Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $499. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackall (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 407 60.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 182 27.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 15 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blackall (S) (Local Government Areas), 60.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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