2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Herberton (L)

Code UCL326800 (UCL)
People 974
Male 426
Female 548
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 843
People born overseas 141
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 229
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 349
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $609
Median monthly mortgage repayment $780
Median weekly rent $129
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Herberton (L) % Australia %
Total 974 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 426 43.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 548 56.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 174 17.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 974 people were usually resident in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.7% were male and 56.3% were female. Of the total population 17.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Herberton (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 47 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 167 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 144 14.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 312 32.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 132 13.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 173 17.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.0% of people usually resident in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Herberton (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 843 86.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 141 14.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.6% of people usually resident in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.5% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Herberton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 329 43.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 109 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 71 9.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 249 32.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 9.3% were widowed and 32.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Herberton (L) % Australia %
Australia 751 77.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Herberton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 173 50.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 101 29.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 4.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 43 12.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 363 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 346 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 346 people aged 15 years and over in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 50.0% worked full-time, 29.2% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 4.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.4% were unemployed. 363 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Herberton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 279 -- 466 --
Family 701 -- 1,171 --
Household 609 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $279, the median family income was $701 and the median household income was $609.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Herberton (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 103 45.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 74 32.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 49 21.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 229 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 229 families in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 45.0% were couple families without children, 32.3% were couple families with children, 21.4% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Herberton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 349 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 349 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 349 occupied private dwellings were counted in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Herberton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 325 93.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 18 5.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Herberton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 155 44.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 81 23.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 82 23.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 8.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.2% were owned with a mortgage and 23.5% were rented.

Landlord type Herberton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 24 29.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 53 64.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 6.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 64.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Herberton (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 129 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 780 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $129. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $780. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Herberton (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 222 63.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 101 28.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Herberton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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