2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Waggamba (S)

Code LGA37120 (LGA)
People 2,871
Male 1,508
Female 1,363
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 2,617
People born overseas 115
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 779
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,299
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,035
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,286
Median weekly rent $0
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Total 2,871 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,508 52.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,363 47.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,871 people were usually resident in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.5% were male and 47.5% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Waggamba (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 290 10.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 484 16.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 248 8.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,280 44.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 313 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 256 8.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.0% of people usually resident in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,617 91.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 115 4.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.2% of people usually resident in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.0% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Waggamba (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,393 66.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 145 6.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 70 3.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 487 23.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 66.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 6.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.3% were widowed and 23.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,557 89.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Waggamba (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,056 69.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 346 22.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 46 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 29 1.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 446 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,515 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,515 people aged 15 years and over in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 69.7% worked full-time, 22.8% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.9% were unemployed. 446 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waggamba (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 466 --
Family 1,131 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,035 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $509, the median family income was $1,131 and the median household income was $1,035.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 316 40.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 409 52.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 46 5.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 779 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 779 families in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 40.6% were couple families without children, 52.5% were couple families with children, 5.9% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,078 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,299 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,078 occupied private dwellings were counted in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 971 90.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 26 2.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 77 7.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.1% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 7.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 377 35.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 255 23.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 290 26.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 26 2.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 128 11.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Landlord type Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 25 8.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 1.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 180 62.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 82 28.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 8.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 62.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,286 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,286. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waggamba (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 774 71.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 174 16.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 16 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Waggamba (S) (Local Government Areas), 71.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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