2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Lockhart River (L)

Code UCL334400 (UCL)
People 542
Male 259
Female 283
Median age 25
Australian citizenship 538
People born overseas 3
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 121
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 126
Average people per household 4.3
Median weekly household income $924
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $50
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People — demographics
People Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Total 542 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 259 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 283 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 484 89.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 542 people were usually resident in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 89.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 78 14.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 94 17.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 97 17.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 224 41.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 37 6.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 12 2.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 25 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 31.7% of people usually resident in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 9.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 25 years.

Selected characteristics Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 538 99.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3 0.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 99.3% of people usually resident in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 0.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 11.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 11 3.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 20 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 299 80.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 11.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 3.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 80.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Australia 535 98.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lockhart River (L) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 74 37.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 89 45.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 9 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 6.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 11 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 169 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 195 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 195 people aged 15 years and over in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 37.9% worked full-time, 45.6% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 6.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 169 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 225 -- 466 --
Family 695 -- 1,171 --
Household 924 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $225, the median family income was $695 and the median household income was $924.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 26.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 49 40.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 33 27.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 5.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 121 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 121 families in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 26.4% were couple families without children, 40.5% were couple families with children, 27.3% were one parent families and 5.8% 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 Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 113 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 126 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 113 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 113 100.0 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 Lockhart River (L) (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 Lockhart River (L) % 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) 110 97.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 2.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 97.3% were rented.

Landlord type Lockhart River (L) % 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 18 16.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 91 82.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 82.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 50 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 4.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $50. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 4.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.5.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lockhart River (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 98 86.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 12 10.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lockhart River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 10.6% 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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