2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Peak Downs (S)

Code LGA35850 (LGA)
People 3,188
Male 1,767
Female 1,421
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 2,805
People born overseas 214
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 767
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,221
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,850
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,160
Median weekly rent $15
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Total 3,188 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,767 55.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,421 44.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,188 people were usually resident in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 55.4% were male and 44.6% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 335 10.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 540 16.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 395 12.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,566 49.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 238 7.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 112 3.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.4% of people usually resident in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 11.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,805 88.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 214 6.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.0% of people usually resident in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 6.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,375 59.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 194 8.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 41 1.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 702 30.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 8.4% were either separated or divorced, 1.8% were widowed and 30.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,714 85.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Peak Downs (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,188 71.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 319 19.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 75 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 53 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 28 1.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 443 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,663 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,663 people aged 15 years and over in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 71.4% worked full-time, 19.2% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.7% were unemployed. 443 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 664 -- 466 --
Family 2,009 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,850 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $664, the median family income was $2,009 and the median household income was $1,850.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 261 34.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 464 60.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 37 4.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 767 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 767 families in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 34.0% were couple families without children, 60.5% were couple families with children, 4.8% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,042 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,221 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,042 occupied private dwellings were counted in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 890 85.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 3.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 17 1.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 102 9.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.4% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 9.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 216 20.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 141 13.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 605 58.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas), 20.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 13.5% were owned with a mortgage and 58.1% were rented.

Landlord type Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 2.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 17 2.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 538 88.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 34 5.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 2.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 88.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 15 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,160 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $15. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,160. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Peak Downs (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 756 72.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 150 14.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Peak Downs (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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