2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Calliope (S)

Code LGA32100 (LGA)
People 16,544
Male 8,551
Female 7,993
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 14,856
People born overseas 1,898
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 161
Families 4,581
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,557
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,278
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Calliope (S) % Australia %
Total 16,544 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 8,551 51.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 7,993 48.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 401 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 16,544 people were usually resident in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Calliope (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,194 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,919 17.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,925 11.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,322 44.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,739 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,444 8.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.9% of people usually resident in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Calliope (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 14,856 89.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,898 11.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 161 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.8% of people usually resident in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 11.5% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Calliope (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,328 59.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,339 10.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 482 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,280 26.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.8% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 26.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Calliope (S) % Australia %
Australia 13,771 83.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Calliope (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,425 66.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,902 23.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 280 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 218 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 355 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,587 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 8,180 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 8,180 people aged 15 years and over in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.3% worked full-time, 23.3% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 3,587 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Calliope (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 510 -- 466 --
Family 1,429 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,278 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $510, the median family income was $1,429 and the median household income was $1,278.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Calliope (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,732 37.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,383 52.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 445 9.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 21 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,581 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,581 families in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 37.8% were couple families without children, 52.0% were couple families with children, 9.7% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Calliope (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,904 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,557 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,904 occupied private dwellings were counted in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Calliope (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,077 86.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 56 0.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 217 3.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 554 9.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.0% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 9.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Calliope (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,948 33.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,439 41.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,256 21.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 24 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 237 4.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.3% were owned with a mortgage and 21.3% were rented.

Landlord type Calliope (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 660 52.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 55 4.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 474 37.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 66 5.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Calliope (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Calliope (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,499 76.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 859 14.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 102 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Calliope (S) (Local Government Areas), 76.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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