2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Woocoo (S)

Code LGA37500 (LGA)
People 3,442
Male 1,757
Female 1,685
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 3,237
People born overseas 314
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 1,028
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,328
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $946
Median monthly mortgage repayment $905
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Total 3,442 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,757 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,685 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 53 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,442 people were usually resident in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woocoo (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 173 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 593 17.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 353 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,434 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 509 14.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 378 11.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.3% of people usually resident in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,237 94.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 314 9.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.0% of people usually resident in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 9.1% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woocoo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,725 64.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 264 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 84 3.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 604 22.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 64.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.1% were widowed and 22.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,958 85.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woocoo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 961 60.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 434 27.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 61 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 51 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 85 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 974 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,592 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,592 people aged 15 years and over in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.4% worked full-time, 27.3% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 974 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woocoo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 404 -- 466 --
Family 1,015 -- 1,171 --
Household 946 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $404, the median family income was $1,015 and the median household income was $946.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 463 45.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 464 45.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 96 9.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,028 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,028 families in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.0% were couple families without children, 45.1% were couple families with children, 9.3% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,199 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,328 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,199 occupied private dwellings were counted in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,176 98.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas), 98.1% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 545 45.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 469 39.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 127 10.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 49 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.1% were owned with a mortgage and 10.6% were rented.

Landlord type Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 39 30.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 69 54.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 20 15.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 905 -- 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 Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $905. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woocoo (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,005 83.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 150 12.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Woocoo (S) (Local Government Areas), 83.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.5% 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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