2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Innisfail

Code UCL329200 (UCL)
People 8,262
Male 4,125
Female 4,137
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 7,137
People born overseas 985
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 61
Families 1,953
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,294
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $755
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $135
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Innisfail % Australia %
Total 8,262 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,125 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,137 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,095 13.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 8,262 people were usually resident in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 13.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Innisfail % Australia %
People
0-4 years 524 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,280 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,005 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,117 37.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 881 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,453 17.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.8% of people usually resident in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Innisfail % Australia %
Australian citizenship 7,137 86.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 985 11.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 61 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.4% of people usually resident in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.9% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Innisfail % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,910 45.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 827 12.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 576 8.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,143 33.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.8% were either separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 33.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Innisfail % Australia %
Australia 6,353 76.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Innisfail % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Innisfail % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,044 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 884 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 99 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 122 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 208 6.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,383 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,357 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,357 people aged 15 years and over in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. 2,383 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Innisfail % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 394 -- 466 --
Family 955 -- 1,171 --
Household 755 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $394, the median family income was $955 and the median household income was $755.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Innisfail % Australia %
Couple family without children 711 36.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 797 40.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 417 21.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 28 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,953 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,953 families in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 36.4% were couple families without children, 40.8% were couple families with children, 21.4% 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 Innisfail % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,082 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,294 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,082 occupied private dwellings were counted in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Innisfail % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,429 78.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 74 2.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 480 15.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 99 3.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.8% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.6% were flats, units or apartments and 3.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Innisfail % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,008 32.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 558 18.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,137 36.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 361 11.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.1% were owned with a mortgage and 36.9% were rented.

Landlord type Innisfail % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 521 45.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 192 16.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 399 35.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 27 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Innisfail % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 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 Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Innisfail % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,903 61.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 780 25.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 101 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Innisfail (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.3% were single (or lone) person households and 3.3% 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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