2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Mount Morgan

Code UCL341800 (UCL)
People 2,447
Male 1,240
Female 1,207
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 2,198
People born overseas 205
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 597
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,219
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $486
Median monthly mortgage repayment $506
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Morgan % Australia %
Total 2,447 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,240 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,207 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 291 11.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,447 people were usually resident in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 11.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Morgan % Australia %
People
0-4 years 141 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 346 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 238 9.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 811 33.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 402 16.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 509 20.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.9% of people usually resident in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 37.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Morgan % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,198 89.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 205 8.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.8% of people usually resident in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 8.4% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Morgan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 764 39.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 344 17.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 205 10.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 646 33.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 17.6% were either separated or divorced, 10.5% were widowed and 33.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Morgan % Australia %
Australia 2,064 84.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Morgan % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Morgan % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mount Morgan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 340 49.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 195 28.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 30 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 102 14.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,094 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 694 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 694 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 49.0% worked full-time, 28.1% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 14.7% were unemployed. 1,094 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mount Morgan % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Morgan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 256 -- 466 --
Family 580 -- 1,171 --
Household 486 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $256, the median family income was $580 and the median household income was $486.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Morgan % Australia %
Couple family without children 266 44.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 176 29.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 145 24.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 597 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 597 families in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.6% were couple families without children, 29.5% were couple families with children, 24.3% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Mount Morgan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,054 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,219 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,054 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mount Morgan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 989 93.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 33 3.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 25 2.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.8% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Morgan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 506 48.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 172 16.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 273 25.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 8.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.3% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Morgan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 138 50.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 4.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 107 39.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 5.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Morgan % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 506 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $506. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Morgan % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 590 56.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 370 35.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 27 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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