2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Gympie

Code UCL325400 (UCL)
People 10,933
Male 5,181
Female 5,752
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 10,138
People born overseas 863
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 68
Families 2,905
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,818
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $654
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gympie % Australia %
Total 10,933 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,181 47.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,752 52.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 276 2.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,933 people were usually resident in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Of the total population 2.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gympie % Australia %
People
0-4 years 744 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,505 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,436 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,982 36.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,201 11.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,066 18.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Gympie % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,138 92.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 863 7.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 68 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.7% of people usually resident in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.9% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gympie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,918 45.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,257 14.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 837 9.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,672 30.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.5% were either separated or divorced, 9.6% were widowed and 30.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gympie % Australia %
Australia 9,480 86.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gympie % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gympie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,534 54.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,379 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 150 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 138 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 417 9.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,645 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,618 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,618 people aged 15 years and over in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.9% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.0% were unemployed. 3,645 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gympie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 355 -- 466 --
Family 864 -- 1,171 --
Household 654 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $355, the median family income was $864 and the median household income was $654.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gympie % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,171 40.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,058 36.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 635 21.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 41 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,905 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,905 families in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 40.3% were couple families without children, 36.4% were couple families with children, 21.9% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Gympie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,448 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,818 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,448 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Gympie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,943 88.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 113 2.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 308 6.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 84 1.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.6% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gympie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,568 35.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,185 26.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,470 33.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 208 4.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Landlord type Gympie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 621 42.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 150 10.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 676 46.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 23 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gympie % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gympie % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,876 64.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,323 29.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 140 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gympie (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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