2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Babinda (Cairns City)

Code SSC35119 (SSC)
People 1,167
Male 580
Female 587
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 1,062
People born overseas 153
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 302
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 544
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $709
Median monthly mortgage repayment $758
Median weekly rent $120
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People — demographics
People Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Total 1,167 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 580 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 587 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 163 14.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,167 people were usually resident in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 14.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 79 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 150 12.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 120 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 435 37.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 143 12.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 239 20.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.6% of people usually resident in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 32.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,062 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 153 13.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.1% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 437 46.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 115 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 86 9.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 301 32.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 9.2% were widowed and 32.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Australia 930 79.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 294 60.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 133 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 14 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 32 6.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 398 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 485 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 485 people aged 15 years and over in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.6% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.6% were unemployed. 398 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 378 -- 466 --
Family 978 -- 1,171 --
Household 709 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $378, the median family income was $978 and the median household income was $709.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 124 41.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 116 38.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 58 19.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 302 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 302 families in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs): of these 41.1% were couple families without children, 38.4% were couple families with children, 19.2% 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 Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 478 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 544 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 478 occupied private dwellings were counted in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 403 84.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 43 9.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 29 6.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), 84.3% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 198 41.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 93 19.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 141 29.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 2.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), 41.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Landlord type Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 42 29.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 30 21.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 55 39.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 10.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 758 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $758. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Babinda (Cairns City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 304 63.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 137 28.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Babinda (Cairns City) (State Suburbs), 63.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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