2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Thuringowa (C)

Code LGA36800 (LGA)
People 59,164
Male 29,361
Female 29,803
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 53,997
People born overseas 5,722
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 186
Families 16,383
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 21,873
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,159
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,224
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Total 59,164 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 29,361 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 29,803 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3,548 6.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 59,164 people were usually resident in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 6.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,957 8.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 10,308 17.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 8,628 14.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 25,851 43.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 5,442 9.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,979 6.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.8% of people usually resident in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 53,997 91.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 5,722 9.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 186 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.3% of people usually resident in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 9.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 22,688 51.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 4,938 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,516 3.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 14,764 33.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 3.5% were widowed and 33.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Australia 50,425 85.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Thuringowa (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Thuringowa (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,433 64.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 7,437 24.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,208 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 860 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,372 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11,502 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 30,310 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 30,310 people aged 15 years and over in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.1% worked full-time, 24.5% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 11,502 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 533 -- 466 --
Family 1,236 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,159 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $533, the median family income was $1,236 and the median household income was $1,159.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,559 33.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8,095 49.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,537 15.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 192 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 16,383 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 16,383 families in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 33.9% were couple families without children, 49.4% were couple families with children, 15.5% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 20,267 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 21,873 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 20,267 occupied private dwellings were counted in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 18,448 91.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 545 2.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 757 3.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 517 2.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.0% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,587 22.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,847 43.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,713 28.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 154 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 968 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas), 22.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.2% were rented.

Landlord type Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,949 51.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 930 16.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,741 30.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 93 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,224 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,224. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thuringowa (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,012 79.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,694 13.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 617 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Thuringowa (C) (Local Government Areas), 79.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.3% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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