2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ballard (Gatton Shire)

Code SSC35143 (SSC)
People 355
Male 188
Female 167
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 284
People born overseas 26
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 79
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 128
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,043
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,098
Median weekly rent $145
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People — demographics
People Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Total 355 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 188 53.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 167 47.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 3.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 355 people were usually resident in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 53.0% were male and 47.0% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 46 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 60 16.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 160 45.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 41 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 29 8.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 284 80.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 26 7.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.0% of people usually resident in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 159 54.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 22 7.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 12 4.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 91 31.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 7.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 31.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Australia 268 75.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 104 61.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 50 29.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 2.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 61 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 170 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 170 people aged 15 years and over in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.2% worked full-time, 29.4% worked part-time, 2.4% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 61 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 403 -- 466 --
Family 1,158 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,043 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $403, the median family income was $1,158 and the median household income was $1,043.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 29 36.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 45 57.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 5 6.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 79 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 79 families in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 36.7% were couple families without children, 57.0% were couple families with children, 6.3% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 128 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 128 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 128 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 128 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 28 21.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 62 48.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 9 7.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 20.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs), 21.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 48.4% were owned with a mortgage and 7.0% were rented.

Landlord type Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6 66.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 3 33.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 33.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 66.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 145 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,098 -- 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 Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $145. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,098. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ballard (Gatton Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 80 62.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 24 18.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ballard (Gatton Shire) (State Suburbs), 62.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.8% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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