2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Charleville (Murweh Shire)

Code SSC35565 (SSC)
People 3,550
Male 1,770
Female 1,780
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 3,157
People born overseas 206
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 891
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,666
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $905
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $100
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People — demographics
People Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Total 3,550 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,770 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,780 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 429 12.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,550 people were usually resident in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 12.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 271 7.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 567 16.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 418 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,511 42.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 324 9.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 459 12.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.6% of people usually resident in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,157 88.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 206 5.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.9% of people usually resident in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,256 46.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 260 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 223 8.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 974 35.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 35.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Australia 3,071 86.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,216 66.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 410 22.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 88 4.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 65 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 51 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 678 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,830 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,830 people aged 15 years and over in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.4% worked full-time, 22.4% worked part-time, 4.8% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 678 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 501 -- 466 --
Family 1,092 -- 1,171 --
Household 905 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $501, the median family income was $1,092 and the median household income was $905.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 328 36.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 394 44.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 143 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 26 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 891 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 891 families in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 36.8% were couple families without children, 44.2% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,413 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,666 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,413 occupied private dwellings were counted in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,245 88.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 2.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 53 3.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 82 5.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs), 88.1% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 5.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 486 34.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 372 26.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 447 31.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 102 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.6% were rented.

Landlord type Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 120 26.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 70 15.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 221 49.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 34 7.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Charleville (Murweh Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 877 62.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 375 26.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 31 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Charleville (Murweh Shire) (State Suburbs), 62.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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