2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Macleay Island (Redland Shire)

Code SSC36611 (SSC)
People 1,958
Male 997
Female 961
Median age 51
Australian citizenship 1,636
People born overseas 465
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 554
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,259
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $531
Median monthly mortgage repayment $700
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Total 1,958 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 997 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 961 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 60 3.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,958 people were usually resident in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 3.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 88 4.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 248 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 118 6.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 648 33.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 460 23.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 395 20.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 51 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.2% of people usually resident in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 43.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 51 years.

Selected characteristics Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,636 83.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 465 23.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 1.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.6% of people usually resident in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 23.7% were born overseas and 1.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 803 49.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 369 22.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 94 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 356 22.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 22.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 22.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Australia 1,345 68.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 271 46.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 199 34.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 79 13.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 937 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 585 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 585 people aged 15 years and over in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 46.3% worked full-time, 34.0% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.5% were unemployed. 937 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 279 -- 466 --
Family 602 -- 1,171 --
Household 531 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $279, the median family income was $602 and the median household income was $531.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 315 56.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 124 22.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 112 20.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 554 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 554 families in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 56.9% were couple families without children, 22.4% were couple families with children, 20.2% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 913 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,259 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 913 occupied private dwellings were counted in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 906 99.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 404 44.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 225 24.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 221 24.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 6.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.2% were rented.

Landlord type Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 150 67.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 67 30.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 67.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 700 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $700. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macleay Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 543 59.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 303 33.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 28 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Macleay Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), 59.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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