2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Kowanyama

Code UCL333200 (UCL)
People 1,017
Male 474
Female 543
Median age 28
Australian citizenship 1,009
People born overseas 0
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 221
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 220
Average people per household 4.8
Median weekly household income $1,042
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $30
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kowanyama % Australia %
Total 1,017 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 474 46.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 543 53.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 945 92.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,017 people were usually resident in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Of the total population 92.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kowanyama % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 10.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 181 17.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 169 16.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 451 44.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 74 7.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 37 3.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 28 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 28.1% of people usually resident in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 10.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 28 years.

Selected characteristics Kowanyama % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,009 99.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 0 0.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 99.2% of people usually resident in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 0.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kowanyama % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 65 8.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 23 3.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 21 2.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 624 85.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 8.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 3.1% were either separated or divorced, 2.9% were widowed and 85.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kowanyama % Australia %
Australia 1,012 99.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kowanyama % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kowanyama % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 172 37.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 246 53.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 0.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 6.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4 0.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 260 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 456 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 456 people aged 15 years and over in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 37.7% worked full-time, 53.9% worked part-time, 0.9% were away from work, 6.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.9% were unemployed. 260 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kowanyama % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 242 -- 466 --
Family 751 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,042 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $242, the median family income was $751 and the median household income was $1,042.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kowanyama % Australia %
Couple family without children 53 24.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 77 34.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 75 33.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 7.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 221 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 221 families in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 24.0% were couple families without children, 34.8% were couple families with children, 33.9% were one parent families and 7.2% 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 Kowanyama % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 204 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 220 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 204 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Kowanyama % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 204 100.0 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 Kowanyama (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 Kowanyama % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 199 97.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 97.5% were rented.

Landlord type Kowanyama % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 193 97.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 97.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kowanyama % Australia %
Median weekly rent 30 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 4.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $30. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 4.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.8.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kowanyama % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 170 83.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 27 13.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kowanyama (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.2% 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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