2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Gin Gin (L)

Code UCL322400 (UCL)
People 892
Male 421
Female 471
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 790
People born overseas 68
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 219
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 409
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $537
Median monthly mortgage repayment $700
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Total 892 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 421 47.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 471 52.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 892 people were usually resident in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 55 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 120 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 96 10.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 281 31.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 143 16.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 197 22.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.6% of people usually resident in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 790 88.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 68 7.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.6% of people usually resident in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.6% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 353 49.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 96 13.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 79 11.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 191 26.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.4% were either separated or divorced, 11.0% were widowed and 26.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Australia 745 83.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gin Gin (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Gin Gin (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 148 47.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 115 36.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 8.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 343 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 314 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 314 people aged 15 years and over in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 47.1% worked full-time, 36.6% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.6% were unemployed. 343 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 302 -- 466 --
Family 669 -- 1,171 --
Household 537 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $302, the median family income was $669 and the median household income was $537.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 107 48.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 74 33.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 35 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 219 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 219 families in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were couple families without children, 33.8% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 370 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 409 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 370 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 304 82.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 29 7.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 37 10.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flats, units or apartments and 10.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 165 44.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 51 13.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 122 33.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 7.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 13.8% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Landlord type Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 29 23.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 10 8.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 80 65.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 65.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 700 -- 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 Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $700. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gin Gin (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 216 58.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 118 31.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gin Gin (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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