2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Crow's Nest (S)

Code LGA32550 (LGA)
People 12,643
Male 6,325
Female 6,318
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 11,851
People born overseas 1,238
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32
Families 3,612
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,709
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,087
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $166
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Total 12,643 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,325 50.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,318 50.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 159 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 12,643 people were usually resident in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 888 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,191 17.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,345 10.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,997 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,613 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,610 12.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.4% of people usually resident in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 11,851 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,238 9.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 9.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,347 66.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 747 7.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 413 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,057 21.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 66.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 7.8% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 21.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Australia 10,924 86.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,805 62.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,800 29.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 218 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 147 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 168 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,136 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,138 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,138 people aged 15 years and over in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.0% worked full-time, 29.3% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 3,136 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 466 --
Family 1,166 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,087 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $463, the median family income was $1,166 and the median household income was $1,087.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,492 41.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,786 49.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 309 8.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 25 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,612 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,612 families in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 41.3% were couple families without children, 49.4% were couple families with children, 8.6% 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 Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,288 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,709 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,288 occupied private dwellings were counted in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,693 86.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 545 12.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 45 1.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.1% were separate houses, 12.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,795 41.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,719 40.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 590 13.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 37 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 144 3.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.1% were owned with a mortgage and 13.8% were rented.

Landlord type Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 257 43.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 14 2.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 281 47.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 38 6.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 43.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 166 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 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 Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $166. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Crow's Nest (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,566 83.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 570 13.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 51 1.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Crow's Nest (S) (Local Government Areas), 83.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.2% 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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