2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Kingaroy (S)

Code LGA34350 (LGA)
People 12,222
Male 6,027
Female 6,195
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 11,043
People born overseas 803
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 50
Families 3,264
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,001
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $869
Median monthly mortgage repayment $997
Median weekly rent $150
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Total 12,222 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,027 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,195 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 233 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 12,222 people were usually resident in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 898 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,872 15.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,489 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,779 39.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,394 11.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,792 14.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 11,043 90.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 803 6.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 50 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.4% of people usually resident in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 6.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,158 54.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,051 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 666 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,578 27.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 27.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Australia 10,509 86.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,514 62.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,587 28.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 174 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 135 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 241 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,060 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,651 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,651 people aged 15 years and over in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.2% worked full-time, 28.1% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 3,060 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 418 -- 466 --
Family 1,055 -- 1,171 --
Household 869 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $418, the median family income was $1,055 and the median household income was $869.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,368 41.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,405 43.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 454 13.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 37 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,264 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,264 families in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 41.9% were couple families without children, 43.0% were couple families with children, 13.9% 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 Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,651 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,001 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,651 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,179 89.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 108 2.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 299 6.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 62 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.9% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,619 34.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,435 30.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,226 26.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 38 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 333 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Landlord type Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 652 53.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 101 8.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 416 33.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 58 4.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 997 -- 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 Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $997. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingaroy (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,216 69.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,033 22.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 119 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kingaroy (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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