2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Wambo (S)

Code LGA37150 (LGA)
People 5,229
Male 2,732
Female 2,497
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 4,885
People born overseas 248
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19
Families 1,453
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,335
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $790
Median monthly mortgage repayment $812
Median weekly rent $70
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wambo (S) % Australia %
Total 5,229 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,732 52.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,497 47.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 139 2.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,229 people were usually resident in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Of the total population 2.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wambo (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 372 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 893 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 512 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,068 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 692 13.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 690 13.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.2% of people usually resident in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Wambo (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,885 93.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 248 4.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.4% of people usually resident in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wambo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,503 63.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 368 9.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 212 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 882 22.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 63.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 22.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wambo (S) % Australia %
Australia 4,669 89.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wambo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,728 66.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 595 23.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 79 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 92 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 95 3.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,180 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,589 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,589 people aged 15 years and over in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.7% worked full-time, 23.0% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.7% were unemployed. 1,180 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wambo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 466 --
Family 1,007 -- 1,171 --
Household 790 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $386, the median family income was $1,007 and the median household income was $790.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wambo (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 621 42.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 666 45.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 147 10.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,453 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,453 families in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 42.7% were couple families without children, 45.8% were couple families with children, 10.1% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Wambo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,930 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,335 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,930 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Wambo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,838 95.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 0.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 9 0.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 72 3.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.2% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wambo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 849 44.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 502 26.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 435 22.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 39 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 105 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.5% were rented.

Landlord type Wambo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 15 3.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 17 3.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 326 74.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 79 18.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 3.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 74.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wambo (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 70 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 812 -- 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 Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $70. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $812. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wambo (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,432 74.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 376 19.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 33 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wambo (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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