2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Grantham (L)

Code UCL324800 (UCL)
People 370
Male 186
Female 184
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 337
People born overseas 25
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 103
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 134
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $779
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Grantham (L) % Australia %
Total 370 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 186 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 184 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 370 people were usually resident in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Grantham (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 69 18.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 64 17.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 132 35.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 46 12.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 33 8.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.9% of people usually resident in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Grantham (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 337 91.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 25 6.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.1% of people usually resident in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Grantham (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 128 46.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 36 13.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 16 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 96 34.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 34.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Grantham (L) % Australia %
Australia 322 87.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Grantham (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 91 54.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 48 28.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 5 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 6.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 11 6.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 92 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 166 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 166 people aged 15 years and over in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.8% worked full-time, 28.9% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 6.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.6% were unemployed. 92 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Grantham (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 369 -- 466 --
Family 790 -- 1,171 --
Household 779 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $369, the median family income was $790 and the median household income was $779.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Grantham (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 31.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 39 37.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 29 28.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 103 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 103 families in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 31.1% were couple families without children, 37.9% were couple families with children, 28.2% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Grantham (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 122 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 134 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 122 occupied private dwellings were counted in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Grantham (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 122 100.0 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 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Grantham (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 42 34.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 42 34.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 34 27.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 4.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

Landlord type Grantham (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 41.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 64.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Grantham (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Grantham (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 95 77.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 22 18.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Grantham (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.0% 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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