2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Buxton (Isis Shire)

Code SSC35469 (SSC)
People 391
Male 208
Female 183
Median age 55
Australian citizenship 362
People born overseas 63
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 125
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 297
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $511
Median monthly mortgage repayment $628
Median weekly rent $120
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Total 391 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 208 53.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 183 46.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 391 people were usually resident in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 4.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 31 7.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 20 5.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 127 32.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 122 31.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 73 18.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 55 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.3% of people usually resident in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 49.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 55 years.

Selected characteristics Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 362 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 63 16.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 206 60.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 64 18.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 21 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 52 15.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 60.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 18.7% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 15.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Australia 317 81.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 61 54.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 36 32.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 11 9.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 203 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 112 -- 9,607,987 --
 
View labour force information

During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 112 people aged 15 years and over in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.5% worked full-time, 32.1% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.8% were unemployed. 203 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 242 -- 466 --
Family 563 -- 1,171 --
Household 511 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $242, the median family income was $563 and the median household income was $511.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 87 69.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 25 20.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 13 10.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 125 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 125 families in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 69.6% were couple families without children, 20.0% were couple families with children, 10.4% 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 Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 175 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 297 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 175 occupied private dwellings were counted in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 166 94.9 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 9 5.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs), 94.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 95 54.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 44 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 22 12.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 9.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs), 54.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 12.6% were rented.

Landlord type Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 11 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 11 50.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

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

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 628 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $628. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Buxton (Isis Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 121 69.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 42 24.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Buxton (Isis Shire) (State Suburbs), 69.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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

Back to Top