2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Broadsound (S)

Code LGA31700 (LGA)
People 6,843
Male 3,874
Female 2,969
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 5,641
People born overseas 551
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73
Families 1,633
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,988
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,828
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $42
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People — demographics
People Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Total 6,843 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,874 56.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,969 43.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 161 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,843 people were usually resident in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 56.6% were male and 43.4% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Broadsound (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 669 9.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,118 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 811 11.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,354 49.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 643 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 250 3.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.1% of people usually resident in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 13.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,641 82.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 551 8.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73 1.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.4% of people usually resident in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 8.1% were born overseas and 1.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Broadsound (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,840 56.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 563 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 82 1.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,568 31.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 1.6% were widowed and 31.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Australia 5,399 78.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Broadsound (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,383 70.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 682 20.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 142 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 100 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 79 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 973 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,386 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,386 people aged 15 years and over in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 70.4% worked full-time, 20.1% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 973 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Broadsound (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 705 -- 466 --
Family 1,907 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,828 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $705, the median family income was $1,907 and the median household income was $1,828.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 597 36.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 893 54.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 129 7.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,633 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,633 families in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 36.6% were couple families without children, 54.7% were couple families with children, 7.9% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,408 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,988 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,408 occupied private dwellings were counted in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,105 87.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 0.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 82 3.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 203 8.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.4% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 8.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 773 32.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 182 7.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,150 47.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 2.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 249 10.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 7.6% were owned with a mortgage and 47.8% were rented.

Landlord type Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 67 5.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 50 4.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 936 81.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 98 8.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 5.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 81.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 42 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $42. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Broadsound (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,618 67.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 379 15.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 60 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Broadsound (S) (Local Government Areas), 67.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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