2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Herberton (S)

Code LGA33700 (LGA)
People 5,423
Male 2,747
Female 2,676
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 4,712
People born overseas 634
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 61
Families 1,388
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,472
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $576
Median monthly mortgage repayment $737
Median weekly rent $115
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Herberton (S) % Australia %
Total 5,423 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,747 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,676 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 687 12.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,423 people were usually resident in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 12.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Herberton (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 324 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 877 16.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 566 10.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,035 37.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 873 16.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 747 13.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.1% of people usually resident in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Herberton (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,712 86.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 634 11.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 61 1.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.9% of people usually resident in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 11.7% were born overseas and 1.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Herberton (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,015 47.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 639 15.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 243 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,321 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 15.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Herberton (S) % Australia %
Australia 4,221 77.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Herberton (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,061 53.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 603 30.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 65 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 83 4.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 176 8.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,830 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,988 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,988 people aged 15 years and over in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 53.4% worked full-time, 30.3% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 4.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.9% were unemployed. 1,830 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Herberton (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 296 -- 466 --
Family 648 -- 1,171 --
Household 576 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $296, the median family income was $648 and the median household income was $576.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Herberton (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 640 46.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 500 36.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 229 16.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,388 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,388 families in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 46.1% were couple families without children, 36.0% were couple families with children, 16.5% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Herberton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,178 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,472 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,178 occupied private dwellings were counted in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Herberton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,811 83.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 163 7.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 49 2.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 155 7.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas), 83.1% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 7.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Herberton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 931 42.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 513 23.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 473 21.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 28 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 234 10.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.7% were rented.

Landlord type Herberton (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 113 23.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 40 8.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 277 58.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 44 9.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 58.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Herberton (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 115 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 737 -- 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 Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $115. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $737. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Herberton (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,359 62.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 538 24.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 60 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (S) (Local Government Areas), 62.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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