2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Comet (Emerald Shire)

Code SSC35637 (SSC)
People 233
Male 128
Female 105
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 189
People born overseas 22
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 48
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 78
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,525
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,190
Median weekly rent $0
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People — demographics
People Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Total 233 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 128 54.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 105 45.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 4.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 233 people were usually resident in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 54.9% were male and 45.1% were female. Of the total population 4.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 6.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 29 12.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 53 22.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 98 42.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 28 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 8 3.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.3% of people usually resident in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 189 81.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 22 9.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 1.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.1% of people usually resident in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.4% were born overseas and 1.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 87 46.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 22 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3 1.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 76 40.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 1.6% were widowed and 40.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Australia 180 77.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 115 78.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 24 16.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 5.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 147 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 147 people aged 15 years and over in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 78.2% worked full-time, 16.3% worked part-time, 5.4% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 11 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 703 -- 466 --
Family 1,512 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,525 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $703, the median family income was $1,512 and the median household income was $1,525.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 26 54.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 22 45.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 0 0.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 48 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 48 families in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 54.2% were couple families without children, 45.8% were couple families with children, 0.0% 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 Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 73 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 78 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 73 occupied private dwellings were counted in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 63 86.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 5.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 8.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs), 86.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 8.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18 24.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 20 27.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 27 37.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 4.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 9.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs), 24.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.4% were owned with a mortgage and 37.0% were rented.

Landlord type Comet (Emerald 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 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 81.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 18.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 81.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,190 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,190. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Comet (Emerald Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 47 64.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 12 16.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 9.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Comet (Emerald Shire) (State Suburbs), 64.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.4% were single (or lone) person households and 9.6% 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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