2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Murgon (S)

Code LGA35500 (LGA)
People 3,456
Male 1,702
Female 1,754
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 3,134
People born overseas 199
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15
Families 918
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,522
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $738
Median monthly mortgage repayment $800
Median weekly rent $115
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Murgon (S) % Australia %
Total 3,456 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,702 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,754 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 314 9.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,456 people were usually resident in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 9.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Murgon (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 273 7.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 541 15.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 391 11.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,230 35.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 443 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 578 16.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.6% of people usually resident in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Murgon (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,134 90.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 199 5.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.7% of people usually resident in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 5.8% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Murgon (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,466 55.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 264 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 192 7.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 722 27.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 27.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Murgon (S) % Australia %
Australia 3,015 87.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Murgon (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 943 62.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 429 28.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 40 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 41 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 67 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 944 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,520 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,520 people aged 15 years and over in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.0% worked full-time, 28.2% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 944 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murgon (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 370 -- 466 --
Family 921 -- 1,171 --
Household 738 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $370, the median family income was $921 and the median household income was $738.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Murgon (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 412 44.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 354 38.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 139 15.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 918 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 918 families in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 44.9% were couple families without children, 38.6% were couple families with children, 15.1% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Murgon (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,330 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,522 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,330 occupied private dwellings were counted in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Murgon (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,183 88.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 64 4.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 69 5.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Murgon (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 527 39.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 368 27.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 316 23.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 8.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

Landlord type Murgon (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 113 35.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 35 11.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 152 48.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 6.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 35.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Murgon (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 115 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 800 -- 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 Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $115. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $800. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murgon (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 905 68.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 267 20.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Murgon (S) (Local Government Areas), 68.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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