2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Pormpuraaw (L)

Code UCL347140 (UCL)
People 600
Male 310
Female 290
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 595
People born overseas 0
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 140
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 166
Average people per household 3.8
Median weekly household income $859
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $0
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Total 600 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 310 51.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 290 48.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 536 89.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 600 people were usually resident in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Of the total population 89.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 69 11.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 92 15.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 74 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 269 44.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 71 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 23 3.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.8% of people usually resident in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 595 99.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 0 0.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 99.2% of people usually resident in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 0.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 14.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 25 5.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 23 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 329 75.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 14.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 5.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 75.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Australia 597 99.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 130 44.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 106 36.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 6 2.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 32 11.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 16 5.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 143 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 290 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 290 people aged 15 years and over in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 44.8% worked full-time, 36.6% worked part-time, 2.1% were away from work, 11.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.5% were unemployed. 143 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 242 -- 466 --
Family 744 -- 1,171 --
Household 859 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $242, the median family income was $744 and the median household income was $859.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 21.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 55 39.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 39 27.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 11.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 140 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 140 families in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 21.4% were couple families without children, 39.3% were couple families with children, 27.9% were one parent families and 11.4% 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 Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 145 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 166 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 145 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 142 97.9 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 3 2.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Pormpuraaw (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) 145 100.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 100.0% were rented.

Landlord type Pormpuraaw (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 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 141 97.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 97.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 3.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.5.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pormpuraaw (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 122 84.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 22 15.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pormpuraaw (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.2% 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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