2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Proston (L)

Code UCL347600 (UCL)
People 304
Male 153
Female 151
Median age 51
Australian citizenship 276
People born overseas 32
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 84
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 143
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $539
Median monthly mortgage repayment $459
Median weekly rent $91
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Proston (L) % Australia %
Total 304 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 153 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 151 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 304 people were usually resident in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Proston (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 12 3.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 29 9.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 28 9.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 110 36.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 55 18.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 71 23.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 51 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.5% of people usually resident in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 41.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 51 years.

Selected characteristics Proston (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 276 90.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 32 10.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.8% of people usually resident in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Proston (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 149 56.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 29 11.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 15 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 70 26.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 26.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Proston (L) % Australia %
Australia 247 81.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Proston (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 56 52.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 31 29.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 6.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 5.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 6 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 137 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 106 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 106 people aged 15 years and over in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.8% worked full-time, 29.2% worked part-time, 6.6% were away from work, 5.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 137 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Proston (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 289 -- 466 --
Family 605 -- 1,171 --
Household 539 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $289, the median family income was $605 and the median household income was $539.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Proston (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 58.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 26 31.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 9 10.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 84 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 84 families in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 58.3% were couple families without children, 31.0% were couple families with children, 10.7% 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 Proston (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 131 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 143 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 131 occupied private dwellings were counted in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Proston (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 127 96.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 3.1 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 Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Proston (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 72 55.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 27 20.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 26 19.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 9.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.6% were owned with a mortgage and 19.8% were rented.

Landlord type Proston (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 5 19.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 84.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 84.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Proston (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 91 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 459 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $91. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $459. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Proston (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 86 65.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 46 35.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Proston (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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