2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Clifton (S)

Code LGA32400 (LGA)
People 2,613
Male 1,314
Female 1,299
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 2,414
People born overseas 206
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 736
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,146
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $686
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $125
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People — demographics
People Clifton (S) % Australia %
Total 2,613 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,314 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,299 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,613 people were usually resident in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Clifton (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 155 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 431 16.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 257 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 960 36.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 382 14.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 427 16.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.4% of people usually resident in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Clifton (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,414 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 206 7.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 7.9% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Clifton (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,195 59.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 215 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 130 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 490 24.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 24.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Clifton (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,272 86.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Clifton (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 786 66.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 305 25.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 27 2.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 48 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 745 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,190 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,190 people aged 15 years and over in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.1% worked full-time, 25.6% worked part-time, 2.3% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 745 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Clifton (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 351 -- 466 --
Family 844 -- 1,171 --
Household 686 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $351, the median family income was $844 and the median household income was $686.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Clifton (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 330 44.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 307 41.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 94 12.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 736 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 736 families in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 44.8% were couple families without children, 41.7% were couple families with children, 12.8% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Clifton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 978 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,146 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 978 occupied private dwellings were counted in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Clifton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 940 96.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 16 1.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 18 1.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas), 96.1% were separate houses, 0.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Clifton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 435 44.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 268 27.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 209 21.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 5.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Landlord type Clifton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 71 34.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 7 3.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 114 54.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 6.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Clifton (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clifton (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 722 73.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 197 20.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Clifton (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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