2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Sarina (S)

Code LGA36550 (LGA)
People 10,720
Male 5,529
Female 5,191
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 9,602
People born overseas 803
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 56
Families 2,939
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,495
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,090
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $165
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People — demographics
People Sarina (S) % Australia %
Total 10,720 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,529 51.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,191 48.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 477 4.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,720 people were usually resident in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Of the total population 4.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sarina (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 749 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,659 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,284 12.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,602 42.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,371 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,056 9.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.5% of people usually resident in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Sarina (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,602 89.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 803 7.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 56 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.6% of people usually resident in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 7.5% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sarina (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,525 54.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,005 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 358 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,424 29.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 29.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sarina (S) % Australia %
Australia 9,044 84.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sarina (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,296 65.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,131 22.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 173 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 186 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 224 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,657 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,010 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,010 people aged 15 years and over in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 65.8% worked full-time, 22.6% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 2,657 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sarina (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 466 --
Family 1,179 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,090 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sarina (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 $1,179 and the median household income was $1,090.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sarina (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,216 41.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,337 45.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 364 12.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,939 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,939 families in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 41.4% were couple families without children, 45.5% were couple families with children, 12.4% 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 Sarina (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,937 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,495 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,937 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Sarina (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,453 87.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 0.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 232 5.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 221 5.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 11 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.7% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.9% were flats, units or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sarina (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,329 33.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,302 33.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,010 25.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 273 6.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Landlord type Sarina (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 429 42.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 57 5.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 460 45.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 65 6.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sarina (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sarina (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,883 73.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 646 16.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 87 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sarina (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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