2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Region Sectors

Logan City

Code SRS31121 (SRS)
People 173,264
Male 85,843
Female 87,421
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 143,259
People born overseas 43,861
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 940
Families 46,555
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 62,891
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,049
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Logan City % Australia %
Total 173,264 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 85,843 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 87,421 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4,375 2.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 173,264 people were usually resident in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 2.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Logan City % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13,324 7.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 28,202 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 27,438 15.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 73,109 42.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 18,527 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 12,665 7.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.0% of people usually resident in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Logan City % Australia %
Australian citizenship 143,259 82.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 43,861 25.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 940 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.7% of people usually resident in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors) were Australian citizens, 25.3% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Logan City % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62,292 47.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 17,909 13.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,984 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 46,553 35.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors) were married, 13.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 35.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Logan City % Australia %
Australia 117,370 67.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Logan City % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Logan City % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Logan City % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 53,610 62.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 21,467 25.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 2,525 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 2,626 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4,954 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 38,331 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 85,182 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 85,182 people aged 15 years and over in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors) were in the labour force. Of these 62.9% worked full-time, 25.2% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 38,331 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Logan City % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Logan City % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Logan City % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 476 -- 466 --
Family 1,125 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,049 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $476, the median family income was $1,125 and the median household income was $1,049.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Logan City % Australia %
Couple family without children 14,301 30.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 21,826 46.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 9,740 20.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 688 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 46,555 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 46,555 families in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors): of these 30.7% were couple families without children, 46.9% were couple families with children, 20.9% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Logan City % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 59,872 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 62,891 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 59,872 occupied private dwellings were counted in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors).

Dwelling structure Logan City % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 51,344 85.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,882 9.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,128 3.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 513 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 5 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors), 85.8% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Logan City % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 13,660 22.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 23,626 39.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 18,609 31.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 264 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3,714 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors), 22.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 31.1% were rented.

Landlord type Logan City % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9,934 53.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3,351 18.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 4,974 26.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 351 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Logan City % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Logan City % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 45,156 75.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 10,245 17.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 1,866 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Logan City (Statistical Region Sectors), 75.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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