2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Quilpie (S)

Code LGA36150 (LGA)
People 986
Male 520
Female 466
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 894
People born overseas 46
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 21
Families 243
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 550
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $806
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $60
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Total 986 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 520 52.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 466 47.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 9.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 986 people were usually resident in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Of the total population 9.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Quilpie (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 72 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 148 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 95 9.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 444 45.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 99 10.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 125 12.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.3% of people usually resident in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 894 90.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 46 4.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 21 2.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.7% of people usually resident in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.7% were born overseas and 2.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Quilpie (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 385 50.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 94 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 39 5.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 253 33.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 33.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Australia 871 88.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quilpie (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 380 70.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 99 18.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 14 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 25 4.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 19 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 174 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 537 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 537 people aged 15 years and over in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 70.8% worked full-time, 18.4% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 174 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quilpie (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 466 --
Family 1,018 -- 1,171 --
Household 806 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $451, the median family income was $1,018 and the median household income was $806.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 102 42.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 108 44.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 33 13.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 243 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 243 families in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 42.0% were couple families without children, 44.4% were couple families with children, 13.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 404 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 550 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 404 occupied private dwellings were counted in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 359 88.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 1.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 40 9.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 9.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 154 38.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 58 14.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 143 35.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 2.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 10.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.4% were owned with a mortgage and 35.4% were rented.

Landlord type Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 19 13.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 96 67.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 26 18.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 67.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 60 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $60. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quilpie (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 239 59.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 108 26.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 59.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.7% 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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