2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire)

Code SSC35293 (SSC)
People 805
Male 413
Female 392
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 767
People born overseas 94
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 240
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 286
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,444
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Total 805 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 413 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 392 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 805 people were usually resident in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 47 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 124 15.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 112 13.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 320 39.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 121 15.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 80 9.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.2% of people usually resident in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 767 95.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 94 11.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.3% of people usually resident in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 454 71.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 27 4.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 16 2.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 133 21.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 71.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 4.3% were either separated or divorced, 2.5% were widowed and 21.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Australia 677 84.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 266 58.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 149 32.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 20 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 9 2.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 166 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 453 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 453 people aged 15 years and over in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.7% worked full-time, 32.9% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.0% were unemployed. 166 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 585 -- 466 --
Family 1,559 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,444 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $585, the median family income was $1,559 and the median household income was $1,444.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 92 38.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 134 55.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 14 5.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 240 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 240 families in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 38.3% were couple families without children, 55.8% were couple families with children, 5.8% 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 Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 277 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 286 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 277 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 277 100.0 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 Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest 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 Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 133 48.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 113 40.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 25 9.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs), 48.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.8% were owned with a mortgage and 9.0% were rented.

Landlord type Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 32.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 12 48.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 32.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 241 87.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 28 10.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburbs), 87.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 10.1% 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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