2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Birdsville (Diamantina Shire)

Code SSC35265 (SSC)
People 115
Male 59
Female 56
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 97
People born overseas 7
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 26
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 112
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $762
Median monthly mortgage repayment $823
Median weekly rent $90
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People — demographics
People Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Total 115 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 59 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 56 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 33.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 115 people were usually resident in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 33.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 7.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 13 11.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 11 9.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 60 52.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 12 10.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 9 7.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 97 84.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7 6.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 2.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.3% of people usually resident in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.1% were born overseas and 2.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 35 38.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 16 17.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 42 45.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 17.4% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 45.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Australia 91 79.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 51 70.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 13 18.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 5.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 13 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 72 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 72 people aged 15 years and over in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 70.8% worked full-time, 18.1% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 5.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 13 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 582 -- 466 --
Family 1,033 -- 1,171 --
Household 762 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $582, the median family income was $1,033 and the median household income was $762.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 15 57.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 7 26.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 15.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 26 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 26 families in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 57.7% were couple families without children, 26.9% were couple families with children, 15.4% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 80 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 112 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 80 occupied private dwellings were counted in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 39 48.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 7.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 35 43.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs), 48.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 43.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 21 26.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 36 45.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 7.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 18.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs), 26.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 45.0% were rented.

Landlord type Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 33.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 18 50.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 13.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 33.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 50.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 823 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $823. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 26 32.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 13 16.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Birdsville (Diamantina Shire) (State Suburbs), 32.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.3% 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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