2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Gatton

Code UCL321800 (UCL)
People 5,295
Male 2,564
Female 2,731
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 4,699
People born overseas 560
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 128
Families 1,418
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,289
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $723
Median monthly mortgage repayment $932
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gatton % Australia %
Total 5,295 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,564 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,731 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 148 2.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,295 people were usually resident in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 2.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gatton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 352 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 724 13.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 761 14.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,967 37.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 576 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 916 17.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Gatton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,699 88.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 560 10.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 128 2.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.7% of people usually resident in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.6% were born overseas and 2.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gatton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,049 48.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 450 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 372 8.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,351 32.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 8.8% were widowed and 32.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gatton % Australia %
Australia 4,428 83.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gatton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gatton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,335 58.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 687 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 69 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 72 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 136 5.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,651 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,299 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,299 people aged 15 years and over in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.1% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 1,651 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gatton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 370 -- 466 --
Family 947 -- 1,171 --
Household 723 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $370, the median family income was $947 and the median household income was $723.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gatton % Australia %
Couple family without children 565 39.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 562 39.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 257 18.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 34 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,418 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,418 families in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 39.8% were couple families without children, 39.6% were couple families with children, 18.1% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Gatton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,114 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,289 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,114 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Gatton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,707 80.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 224 10.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 108 5.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 75 3.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.7% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gatton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 752 35.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 461 21.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 751 35.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 135 6.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.8% were owned with a mortgage and 35.5% were rented.

Landlord type Gatton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 396 52.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 90 12.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 253 33.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gatton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 932 -- 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 Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $932. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gatton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,395 66.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 540 25.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 91 4.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gatton (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.5% were single (or lone) person households and 4.3% 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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