2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Westwood (Fitzroy Shire)

Code SSC37905 (SSC)
People 253
Male 137
Female 116
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 229
People born overseas 20
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 69
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 132
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $735
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $90
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Total 253 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 137 54.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 116 45.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 4.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 253 people were usually resident in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 54.2% were male and 45.8% were female. Of the total population 4.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 42 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 27 10.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 93 36.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 48 19.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 23 9.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.1% of people usually resident in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 229 90.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 20 7.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.5% of people usually resident in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 110 57.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 25 13.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 6 3.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 52 27.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.1% were either separated or divorced, 3.1% were widowed and 27.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Australia 206 81.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 80 66.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 23 19.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 5.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 5.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 58 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 120 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 120 people aged 15 years and over in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.7% worked full-time, 19.2% worked part-time, 5.8% were away from work, 5.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 58 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 466 --
Family 900 -- 1,171 --
Household 735 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $386, the median family income was $900 and the median household income was $735.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 46.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 26 37.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 7 10.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 5.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 69 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 69 families in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 46.4% were couple families without children, 37.7% were couple families with children, 10.1% were one parent families and 5.8% 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 Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 97 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 132 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 97 occupied private dwellings were counted in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 94 96.9 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 3 3.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs), 96.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 44 45.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 29 29.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 10 10.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 7.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs), 45.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 10.3% were rented.

Landlord type Westwood (Fitzroy 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 11 110.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Westwood (Fitzroy 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 110.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 67 69.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 27 27.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Westwood (Fitzroy Shire) (State Suburbs), 69.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.8% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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