2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Quilpie (L)

Code UCL347800 (UCL)
People 560
Male 286
Female 274
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 518
People born overseas 23
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 129
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 305
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $842
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Total 560 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 286 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 274 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 79 14.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 560 people were usually resident in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 14.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Quilpie (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 96 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 63 11.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 231 41.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 56 10.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 70 12.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.6% of people usually resident in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 518 92.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 23 4.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.5% of people usually resident in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.1% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Quilpie (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 193 46.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 52 12.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 24 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 154 36.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.4% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 36.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Australia 505 90.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quilpie (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 184 65.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 57 20.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 4.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 16 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 113 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 279 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 279 people aged 15 years and over in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 65.9% worked full-time, 20.4% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 4.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 113 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quilpie (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 465 -- 466 --
Family 1,058 -- 1,171 --
Household 842 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $465, the median family income was $1,058 and the median household income was $842.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 38.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 58 45.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 21 16.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 129 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 129 families in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 38.8% were couple families without children, 45.0% were couple families with children, 16.3% 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 Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 222 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 305 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 222 occupied private dwellings were counted in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 198 89.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 2.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 18 8.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 8.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 76 34.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 37 16.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 99 44.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 4.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.7% were owned with a mortgage and 44.6% were rented.

Landlord type Quilpie (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 21 21.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 73 73.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 4.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 73.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quilpie (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 131 59.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 67 30.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Quilpie (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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