2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Monto (S)

Code LGA35150 (LGA)
People 2,434
Male 1,207
Female 1,227
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,298
People born overseas 83
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 673
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,340
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $637
Median monthly mortgage repayment $716
Median weekly rent $90
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Monto (S) % Australia %
Total 2,434 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,207 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,227 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,434 people were usually resident in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Monto (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 153 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 350 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 207 8.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 880 36.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 343 14.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 502 20.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Monto (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,298 94.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 83 3.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 1.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.4% of people usually resident in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 3.4% were born overseas and 1.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Monto (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,123 58.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 234 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 152 7.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 420 21.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.9% were widowed and 21.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Monto (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,201 90.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Monto (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 741 63.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 317 27.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 39 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 26 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 40 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 638 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,163 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,163 people aged 15 years and over in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.7% worked full-time, 27.3% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 638 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Monto (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 359 -- 466 --
Family 843 -- 1,171 --
Household 637 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $359, the median family income was $843 and the median household income was $637.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Monto (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 349 51.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 244 36.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 70 10.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 673 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 673 families in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.9% were couple families without children, 36.3% were couple families with children, 10.4% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Monto (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,089 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,340 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,089 occupied private dwellings were counted in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Monto (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 953 87.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 24 2.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 112 10.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 10.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Monto (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 523 48.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 225 20.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 269 24.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 21 1.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas), 48.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.7% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Landlord type Monto (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 43 16.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 24 8.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 172 63.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 29 10.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 16.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 63.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Monto (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 716 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $716. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Monto (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 669 61.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 280 25.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Monto (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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