2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Nelly Bay

Code UCL343600 (UCL)
People 973
Male 515
Female 458
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 807
People born overseas 221
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 177
Families 262
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 618
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $874
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Nelly Bay % Australia %
Total 973 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 515 52.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 458 47.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 973 people were usually resident in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 52.9% were male and 47.1% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Nelly Bay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 4.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 116 11.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 106 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 399 41.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 155 15.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 151 15.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.5% of people usually resident in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Nelly Bay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 807 82.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 221 22.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 177 18.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.9% of people usually resident in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 22.7% were born overseas and 18.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Nelly Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 368 45.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 151 18.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 42 5.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 252 31.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 18.6% were either separated or divorced, 5.2% were widowed and 31.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Nelly Bay % Australia %
Australia 661 67.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Nelly Bay % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Nelly Bay % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Nelly Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 283 60.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 142 30.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 15 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 18 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 271 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 469 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 469 people aged 15 years and over in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 60.3% worked full-time, 30.3% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 271 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Nelly Bay % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Nelly Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 467 -- 466 --
Family 1,018 -- 1,171 --
Household 874 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $467, the median family income was $1,018 and the median household income was $874.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Nelly Bay % Australia %
Couple family without children 140 53.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 75 28.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 47 17.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 262 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 262 families in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.4% were couple families without children, 28.6% were couple families with children, 17.9% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Nelly Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 446 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 618 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 446 occupied private dwellings were counted in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Nelly Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 379 85.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 2.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 54 12.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.0% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Nelly Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 146 32.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 91 20.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 165 37.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 9.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 37.0% were rented.

Landlord type Nelly Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 100 60.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 61 37.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 60.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Nelly Bay % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 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 Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nelly Bay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 261 58.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 110 24.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 15 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Nelly Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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