2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Southport

Code SSC73106 (SSC)
People 355
Male 198
Female 157
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 314
People born overseas 41
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 91
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 169
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $866
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $68
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Southport % Australia %
Total 355 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 198 55.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 157 44.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 62 17.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 355 people were usually resident in Southport (State Suburbs): of these 55.8% were male and 44.2% were female. Of the total population 17.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Southport % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 58 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 39 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 178 50.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 34 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 24 6.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.3% of people usually resident in Southport (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Southport % Australia %
Australian citizenship 314 88.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 41 11.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.5% of people usually resident in Southport (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.5% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Southport % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 109 39.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 38 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 5 1.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 125 45.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Southport (State Suburbs) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 1.8% were widowed and 45.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Southport % Australia %
Australia 278 78.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Southport % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Southport % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Southport % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 101 61.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 31 18.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 4.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 12.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 84 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 165 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 165 people aged 15 years and over in Southport (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.2% worked full-time, 18.8% worked part-time, 4.8% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.7% were unemployed. 84 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Southport % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Southport % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Southport % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 516 -- 466 --
Family 1,128 -- 1,171 --
Household 866 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Southport (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $516, the median family income was $1,128 and the median household income was $866.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Southport % Australia %
Couple family without children 39 42.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 43 47.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 9 9.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 91 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 91 families in Southport (State Suburbs): of these 42.9% were couple families without children, 47.3% were couple families with children, 9.9% 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 Southport % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 150 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 169 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 150 occupied private dwellings were counted in Southport (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Southport % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 140 93.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 6.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Southport (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Southport % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 42 28.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 55 36.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 33 22.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 11.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Southport (State Suburbs), 28.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.7% were owned with a mortgage and 22.0% were rented.

Landlord type Southport % 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 3 9.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 19 57.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 36.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Southport (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 57.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Southport % Australia %
Median weekly rent 68 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Southport (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $68. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.4.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Southport % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 91 60.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 33 22.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Southport (State Suburbs), 60.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.0% 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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