2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Warwick (S)

Code LGA37260 (LGA)
People 21,534
Male 10,586
Female 10,948
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 19,893
People born overseas 1,476
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 109
Families 5,827
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,272
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $723
Median monthly mortgage repayment $943
Median weekly rent $145
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People — demographics
People Warwick (S) % Australia %
Total 21,534 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 10,586 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 10,948 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 615 2.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 21,534 people were usually resident in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 2.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Warwick (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,428 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 3,385 15.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,570 11.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,939 36.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,713 12.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,498 16.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.4% of people usually resident in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Warwick (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 19,893 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,476 6.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 109 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 6.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Warwick (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,997 53.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,965 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,217 7.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,539 27.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 27.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Warwick (S) % Australia %
Australia 18,809 87.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Warwick (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,882 60.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,718 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 301 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 281 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 508 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,178 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 9,690 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 9,690 people aged 15 years and over in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.7% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 6,178 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Warwick (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 377 -- 466 --
Family 942 -- 1,171 --
Household 723 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $377, the median family income was $942 and the median household income was $723.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Warwick (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,513 43.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,372 40.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 867 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 75 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,827 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,827 families in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 43.1% were couple families without children, 40.7% were couple families with children, 14.9% 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 Warwick (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,260 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,272 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 8,260 occupied private dwellings were counted in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Warwick (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,532 91.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 98 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 480 5.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 134 1.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 16 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.2% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Warwick (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,295 39.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,371 28.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,107 25.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 61 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 427 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.5% were rented.

Landlord type Warwick (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 947 44.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 114 5.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 945 44.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 104 4.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Warwick (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 145 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 943 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $145. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $943. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Warwick (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,756 69.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,025 24.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 186 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Warwick (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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