2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Goondiwindi (T)

Code LGA33600 (LGA)
People 4,713
Male 2,330
Female 2,383
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 4,133
People born overseas 171
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24
Families 1,159
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,959
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $984
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Total 4,713 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,330 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,383 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 241 5.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,713 people were usually resident in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 5.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 396 8.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 665 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 617 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,954 41.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 447 9.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 632 13.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.5% of people usually resident in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,133 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 171 3.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 3.6% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,741 47.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 390 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 275 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,252 34.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 34.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Australia 4,050 85.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,460 62.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 635 27.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 67 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 69 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 123 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 957 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,354 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,354 people aged 15 years and over in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.0% worked full-time, 27.0% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 957 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 483 -- 466 --
Family 1,110 -- 1,171 --
Household 984 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $483, the median family income was $1,110 and the median household income was $984.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Couple family without children 462 39.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 491 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 177 15.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 29 2.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,159 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,159 families in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas): of these 39.9% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 15.3% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,818 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,959 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,818 occupied private dwellings were counted in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,368 75.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 26 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 372 20.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 52 2.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas), 75.2% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 452 24.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 480 26.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 680 37.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 196 10.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.4% were owned with a mortgage and 37.4% were rented.

Landlord type Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 290 42.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 96 14.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 275 40.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goondiwindi (T) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,150 63.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 435 23.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 82 4.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Goondiwindi (T) (Local Government Areas), 63.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.9% were single (or lone) person households and 4.5% 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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