2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Kolan (S)

Code LGA34400 (LGA)
People 4,563
Male 2,358
Female 2,205
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 4,064
People born overseas 593
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33
Families 1,282
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,109
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $593
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kolan (S) % Australia %
Total 4,563 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,358 51.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,205 48.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 111 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,563 people were usually resident in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kolan (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 217 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 748 16.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 453 9.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,743 38.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 806 17.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 596 13.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Kolan (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,064 89.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 593 13.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.1% of people usually resident in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 13.0% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kolan (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,982 55.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 560 15.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 190 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 868 24.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 15.6% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 24.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kolan (S) % Australia %
Australia 3,650 80.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kolan (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 895 52.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 513 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 50 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 58 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 180 10.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,669 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,696 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,696 people aged 15 years and over in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 52.8% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.6% were unemployed. 1,669 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kolan (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 290 -- 466 --
Family 647 -- 1,171 --
Household 593 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $290, the median family income was $647 and the median household income was $593.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kolan (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 604 47.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 463 36.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 200 15.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,282 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,282 families in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.1% were couple families without children, 36.1% were couple families with children, 15.6% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Kolan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,800 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,109 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,800 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Kolan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,632 90.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 0.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 26 1.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 125 6.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.7% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 6.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kolan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 799 44.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 571 31.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 311 17.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 17 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 102 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.3% were rented.

Landlord type Kolan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 58 18.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 3.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 220 70.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 21 6.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 18.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 70.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kolan (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 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 Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kolan (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,259 69.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 372 20.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 49 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kolan (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.7% 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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