2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Russell Island (Redland Shire)

Code SSC37365 (SSC)
People 1,779
Male 900
Female 879
Median age 52
Australian citizenship 1,503
People born overseas 391
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 495
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,142
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $503
Median monthly mortgage repayment $790
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Total 1,779 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 900 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 879 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 2.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,779 people were usually resident in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 2.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 73 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 202 11.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 121 6.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 573 32.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 448 25.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 362 20.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 52 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.5% of people usually resident in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 45.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 52 years.

Selected characteristics Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,503 84.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 391 22.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.5% of people usually resident in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 751 49.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 358 23.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 91 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 303 20.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 23.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 20.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Australia 1,226 68.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 243 47.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 169 32.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 22 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 69 13.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 872 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 516 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 516 people aged 15 years and over in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 47.1% worked full-time, 32.8% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.4% were unemployed. 872 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 261 -- 466 --
Family 580 -- 1,171 --
Household 503 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $261, the median family income was $580 and the median household income was $503.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 290 58.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 112 22.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 87 17.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 495 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 495 families in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 58.6% were couple families without children, 22.6% were couple families with children, 17.6% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 830 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,142 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 830 occupied private dwellings were counted in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 816 98.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), 98.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 360 43.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 201 24.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 210 25.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 25.3% were rented.

Landlord type Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 140 66.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 61 29.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 5.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 66.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 790 -- 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 Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $790. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Russell Island (Redland Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 488 58.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 256 30.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 33 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Russell Island (Redland Shire) (State Suburbs), 58.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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