2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

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Gloucester

Code UCL133600 (UCL)
People 2,445
Male 1,154
Female 1,291
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 2,263
People born overseas 126
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 669
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,163
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $619
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,040
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gloucester % Australia %
Total 2,445 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,154 47.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,291 52.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 92 3.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,445 people were usually resident in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Of the total population 3.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gloucester % Australia %
People
0-4 years 107 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 339 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 248 10.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 807 33.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 299 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 646 26.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.2% of people usually resident in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Gloucester % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,263 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 126 5.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gloucester % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,037 51.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 252 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 226 11.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 487 24.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 11.3% were widowed and 24.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gloucester % Australia %
Australia 2,163 88.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gloucester % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gloucester % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 491 55.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 266 30.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 27 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 31 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 73 8.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 993 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 888 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 888 people aged 15 years and over in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.3% worked full-time, 30.0% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.2% were unemployed. 993 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gloucester % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 328 -- 466 --
Family 776 -- 1,171 --
Household 619 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $328, the median family income was $776 and the median household income was $619.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Gloucester % Australia %
Couple family without children 337 50.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 223 33.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 104 15.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 669 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 669 families in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.4% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 15.5% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Gloucester % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,038 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,163 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,038 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Gloucester % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 916 88.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 2.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 88 8.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.2% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gloucester % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 462 44.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 234 22.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 276 26.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 6.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.6% were rented.

Landlord type Gloucester % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 111 40.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 46 16.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 105 38.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 5.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gloucester % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,040 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,040. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gloucester % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 664 64.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 319 30.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 21 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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