2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Cardwell (S)

Code LGA32200 (LGA)
People 9,529
Male 4,998
Female 4,531
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 8,466
People born overseas 1,210
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 549
Families 2,549
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,634
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $842
Median monthly mortgage repayment $953
Median weekly rent $135
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People — demographics
People Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Total 9,529 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,998 52.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,531 47.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 805 8.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,529 people were usually resident in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.5% were male and 47.5% were female. Of the total population 8.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cardwell (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 592 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,432 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 999 10.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,970 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,263 13.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,272 13.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.2% of people usually resident in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,466 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,210 12.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 549 5.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 12.7% were born overseas and 5.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cardwell (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,770 50.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 977 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 405 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,352 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Australia 7,618 79.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cardwell (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,878 63.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,188 26.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 150 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 155 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 179 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,438 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,550 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,550 people aged 15 years and over in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.3% worked full-time, 26.1% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 2,438 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cardwell (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 466 --
Family 1,037 -- 1,171 --
Household 842 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $437, the median family income was $1,037 and the median household income was $842.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,167 45.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 998 39.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 357 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 27 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,549 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,549 families in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.8% were couple families without children, 39.2% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,071 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,634 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,071 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,067 75.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 86 2.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 351 8.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 563 13.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.3% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.6% were flats, units or apartments and 13.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,497 36.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 942 23.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,252 30.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 32 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 347 8.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

Landlord type Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 469 37.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 53 4.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 645 51.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 83 6.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 37.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 953 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $953. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cardwell (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,513 61.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 836 20.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 109 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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