2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Johnstone (S)

Code LGA34150 (LGA)
People 18,256
Male 9,288
Female 8,968
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 16,262
People born overseas 2,106
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 241
Families 4,717
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,917
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $817
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $135
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Total 18,256 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,288 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 8,968 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,506 8.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 18,256 people were usually resident in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 8.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Johnstone (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,081 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,828 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,091 11.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,316 40.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,149 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,790 15.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 16,262 89.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,106 11.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 241 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.1% of people usually resident in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 11.5% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Johnstone (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,244 50.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,760 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 968 6.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,369 30.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 6.7% were widowed and 30.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Australia 14,557 79.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Johnstone (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,100 62.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,189 26.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 253 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 273 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 404 4.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,873 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 8,219 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 8,219 people aged 15 years and over in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.1% worked full-time, 26.6% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 4,873 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Johnstone (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 412 -- 466 --
Family 1,021 -- 1,171 --
Household 817 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $412, the median family income was $1,021 and the median household income was $817.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,925 40.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,983 42.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 755 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 54 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,717 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,717 families in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 40.8% were couple families without children, 42.0% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,130 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,917 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 7,130 occupied private dwellings were counted in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,743 80.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 324 4.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 550 7.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 509 7.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas), 80.5% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 7.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,780 39.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,598 22.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,037 28.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 56 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 659 9.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.4% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

Landlord type Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 839 41.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 210 10.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 871 42.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 116 5.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 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 Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $135. 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 Johnstone (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,622 64.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,512 21.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 193 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Johnstone (S) (Local Government Areas), 64.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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