2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Karumba

Code UCL331000 (UCL)
People 518
Male 287
Female 231
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 407
People born overseas 69
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 144
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 639
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $635
Median monthly mortgage repayment $997
Median weekly rent $80
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Karumba % Australia %
Total 518 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 287 55.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 231 44.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 8.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 518 people were usually resident in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 55.4% were male and 44.6% were female. Of the total population 8.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Karumba % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 49 9.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 38 7.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 211 40.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 103 19.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 87 16.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.3% of people usually resident in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Karumba % Australia %
Australian citizenship 407 78.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 69 13.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 2.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 78.6% of people usually resident in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 13.3% were born overseas and 2.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Karumba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 232 52.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 70 15.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 13 3.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 126 28.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.0% were widowed and 28.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Karumba % Australia %
Australia 365 70.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Karumba % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Karumba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 137 63.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 42 19.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 16 7.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 4.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 156 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 215 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 215 people aged 15 years and over in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 63.7% worked full-time, 19.5% worked part-time, 7.4% were away from work, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 156 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Karumba % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 379 -- 466 --
Family 966 -- 1,171 --
Household 635 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $379, the median family income was $966 and the median household income was $635.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Karumba % Australia %
Couple family without children 86 59.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 47 32.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 11 7.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 144 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 144 families in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 59.7% were couple families without children, 32.6% were couple families with children, 7.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Karumba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 615 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 639 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 615 occupied private dwellings were counted in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Karumba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 149 24.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 1.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 18 2.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 436 70.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.7 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.2% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 70.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Karumba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 384 62.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 35 5.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 100 16.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 84 13.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 5.7% were owned with a mortgage and 16.3% were rented.

Landlord type Karumba % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 4.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 9 9.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 76 76.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 8.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 76.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Karumba % Australia %
Median weekly rent 80 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 997 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $80. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $997. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Karumba % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 145 23.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 56 9.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Karumba (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% 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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