2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rockville (Toowoomba City)

Code SSC37321 (SSC)
People 3,303
Male 1,567
Female 1,736
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 2,956
People born overseas 205
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 853
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,319
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $763
Median monthly mortgage repayment $997
Median weekly rent $165
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People — demographics
People Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Total 3,303 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,567 47.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,736 52.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 179 5.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,303 people were usually resident in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs): of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Of the total population 5.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 242 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 445 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 509 15.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,219 36.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 397 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 493 14.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people usually resident in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,956 89.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 205 6.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.5% of people usually resident in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.2% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,183 45.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 362 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 185 7.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 890 34.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 7.1% were widowed and 34.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Australia 2,840 86.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 871 62.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 368 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 83 5.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,019 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,398 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,398 people aged 15 years and over in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.3% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 1,019 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 388 -- 466 --
Family 921 -- 1,171 --
Household 763 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $388, the median family income was $921 and the median household income was $763.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 327 38.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 321 37.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 198 23.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 853 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 853 families in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs): of these 38.3% were couple families without children, 37.6% were couple families with children, 23.2% were one parent families and 0.8% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,243 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,319 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,243 occupied private dwellings were counted in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,080 86.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62 5.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 98 7.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), 86.9% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 368 29.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 344 27.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 433 34.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.7% were owned with a mortgage and 34.8% were rented.

Landlord type Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 228 52.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 96 22.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 102 23.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 997 -- 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 Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $997. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rockville (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 843 67.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 288 23.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 41 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Rockville (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), 67.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.3% 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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