2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Mitchell (L)

Code UCL339600 (UCL)
People 944
Male 460
Female 484
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 870
People born overseas 41
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 230
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 469
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $629
Median monthly mortgage repayment $522
Median weekly rent $90
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People — demographics
People Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Total 944 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 460 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 484 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 147 15.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 944 people were usually resident in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 15.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mitchell (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 61 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 161 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 97 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 360 38.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 123 13.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 142 15.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.5% of people usually resident in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 870 92.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 41 4.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.2% of people usually resident in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.3% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mitchell (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 326 45.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 89 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 67 9.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 244 33.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 9.3% were widowed and 33.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Australia 847 89.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mitchell (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 223 54.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 127 30.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 32 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 270 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 411 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 411 people aged 15 years and over in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.3% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 270 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mitchell (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 376 -- 466 --
Family 868 -- 1,171 --
Household 629 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $376, the median family income was $868 and the median household income was $629.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 103 44.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 90 39.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 32 13.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 230 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 230 families in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.8% were couple families without children, 39.1% were couple families with children, 13.9% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 388 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 469 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 388 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 338 87.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 3.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 16 4.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 22 5.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.1% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 5.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 169 43.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 72 18.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 118 30.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.6% were owned with a mortgage and 30.4% were rented.

Landlord type Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9 7.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 34 28.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 64 54.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 8.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 7.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 28.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 522 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $522. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mitchell (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 226 58.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 120 30.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 15 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mitchell (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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