2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Mount Tamborine

Code UCL342100 (UCL)
People 1,184
Male 587
Female 597
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 1,034
People born overseas 295
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10
Families 364
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 523
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,021
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,500
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Total 1,184 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 587 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 597 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,184 people were usually resident in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Tamborine % Australia %
People
0-4 years 57 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 174 14.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 89 7.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 438 37.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 236 19.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 190 16.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.5% of people usually resident in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,034 87.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 295 24.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 10 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.3% of people usually resident in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 24.9% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Tamborine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 594 62.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 130 13.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 40 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 193 20.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 20.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Australia 839 70.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Tamborine % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Tamborine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 300 55.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 182 33.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 1.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 15 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 31 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 373 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 538 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 538 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.8% worked full-time, 33.8% worked part-time, 1.9% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 373 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Tamborine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 466 --
Family 1,105 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,021 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $438, the median family income was $1,105 and the median household income was $1,021.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Couple family without children 185 50.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 128 35.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 51 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 364 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 364 families in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.8% were couple families without children, 35.2% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
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 Tamborine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 461 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 523 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 461 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 456 98.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.1 702,550 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 Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities), 98.9% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 189 41.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 180 39.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 73 15.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 3.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 42 57.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 30 41.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 4.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 57.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,500 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Tamborine % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 358 77.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 73 15.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Tamborine (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.8% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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