2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Coowonga (Livingstone Shire)

Code SSC35679 (SSC)
People 558
Male 305
Female 253
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 520
People born overseas 47
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 160
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 238
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $893
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,009
Median weekly rent $90
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Total 558 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 305 54.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 253 45.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 3.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 558 people were usually resident in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Of the total population 3.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 93 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 43 7.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 238 42.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 90 16.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 63 11.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.2% of people usually resident in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 520 93.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 47 8.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.2% of people usually resident in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 248 57.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 51 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 24 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 109 25.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 25.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Australia 482 86.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 163 63.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 71 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 11 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 151 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 257 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 257 people aged 15 years and over in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.4% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 151 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 405 -- 466 --
Family 1,033 -- 1,171 --
Household 893 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $405, the median family income was $1,033 and the median household income was $893.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 69 43.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 72 45.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 19 11.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 160 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 160 families in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 43.1% were couple families without children, 45.0% were couple families with children, 11.9% 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 Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 211 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 238 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 211 occupied private dwellings were counted in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 185 87.7 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 26 12.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs), 87.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 12.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 77 36.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 84 39.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 36 17.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 17.1% were rented.

Landlord type Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 13.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 61.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 22.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 13.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 61.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,009 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,009. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 157 74.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 37 17.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Coowonga (Livingstone Shire) (State Suburbs), 74.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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