2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Gayndah (S)

Code LGA33300 (LGA)
People 2,788
Male 1,387
Female 1,401
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 2,583
People born overseas 214
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 754
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,275
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $750
Median monthly mortgage repayment $735
Median weekly rent $105
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Total 2,788 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,387 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,401 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 177 6.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,788 people were usually resident in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 6.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gayndah (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 200 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 389 14.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 307 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,063 38.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 390 14.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 437 15.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,583 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 214 7.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 1.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 7.7% were born overseas and 1.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gayndah (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,192 54.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 211 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 157 7.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 640 29.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 7.1% were widowed and 29.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,392 85.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gayndah (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 882 63.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 382 27.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 29 2.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 43 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 51 3.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 683 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,387 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,387 people aged 15 years and over in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.6% worked full-time, 27.5% worked part-time, 2.1% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.7% were unemployed. 683 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gayndah (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 413 -- 466 --
Family 967 -- 1,171 --
Household 750 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $413, the median family income was $967 and the median household income was $750.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 331 43.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 308 40.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 108 14.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 754 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 754 families in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 43.9% were couple families without children, 40.8% were couple families with children, 14.3% 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 Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,150 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,275 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,150 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 977 85.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 58 5.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 115 10.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 10.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 478 41.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 249 21.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 345 30.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Landlord type Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 90 26.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 45 13.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 182 52.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 26 7.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 52.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 105 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 735 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $105. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $735. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gayndah (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 743 64.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 288 25.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 27 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gayndah (S) (Local Government Areas), 64.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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