2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Wondai (S)

Code LGA37450 (LGA)
People 4,398
Male 2,255
Female 2,143
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 4,083
People born overseas 324
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 1,218
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,040
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $598
Median monthly mortgage repayment $700
Median weekly rent $100
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People — demographics
People Wondai (S) % Australia %
Total 4,398 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,255 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,143 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 181 4.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,398 people were usually resident in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 4.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wondai (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 273 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 642 14.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 403 9.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,588 36.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 709 16.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 781 17.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people usually resident in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Wondai (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,083 92.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 324 7.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.8% of people usually resident in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 7.4% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wondai (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,987 57.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 421 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 224 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 853 24.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 24.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wondai (S) % Australia %
Australia 3,824 86.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wondai (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,043 59.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 481 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 55 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 52 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 111 6.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,533 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,742 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,742 people aged 15 years and over in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.9% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.4% were unemployed. 1,533 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wondai (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 311 -- 466 --
Family 706 -- 1,171 --
Household 598 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $311, the median family income was $706 and the median household income was $598.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Wondai (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 583 47.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 464 38.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 151 12.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,218 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,218 families in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.9% were couple families without children, 38.1% were couple families with children, 12.4% were one parent families and 1.6% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Wondai (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,741 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,040 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,741 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Wondai (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,606 92.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 31 1.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 80 4.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.2% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wondai (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 788 45.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 476 27.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 348 20.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 16 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 6.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Landlord type Wondai (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 81 23.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 35 10.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 199 57.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 36 10.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 57.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wondai (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 700 -- 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 Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $700. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wondai (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,206 69.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 426 24.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 39 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wondai (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.5% 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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