2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Miriam Vale (S)

Code LGA35100 (LGA)
People 5,126
Male 2,736
Female 2,390
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 4,412
People born overseas 643
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 206
Families 1,397
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,951
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $638
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Total 5,126 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,736 53.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,390 46.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,126 people were usually resident in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 276 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 773 15.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 385 7.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,193 42.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 926 18.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 575 11.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.5% of people usually resident in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,412 86.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 643 12.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 206 4.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.1% of people usually resident in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 12.5% were born overseas and 4.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,210 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 638 15.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 155 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,075 26.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 15.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 26.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Australia 3,944 76.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,112 53.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 625 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 96 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 70 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 185 8.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,634 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,088 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,088 people aged 15 years and over in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 53.3% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.9% were unemployed. 1,634 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 337 -- 466 --
Family 780 -- 1,171 --
Household 638 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $337, the median family income was $780 and the median household income was $638.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 731 52.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 480 34.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 174 12.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 12 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,397 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,397 families in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.3% were couple families without children, 34.4% were couple families with children, 12.5% were one parent families and 0.9% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,255 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,951 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,255 occupied private dwellings were counted in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,800 79.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 48 2.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 48 2.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 345 15.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 14 0.6 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas), 79.8% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 15.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 946 42.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 551 24.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 477 21.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 40 1.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 243 10.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Landlord type Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 150 31.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 10 2.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 261 54.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 58 12.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Miriam Vale (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,378 61.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 467 20.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 46 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Miriam Vale (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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