2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Ravenshoe (L)

Code UCL348400 (UCL)
People 910
Male 451
Female 459
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 817
People born overseas 87
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 232
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 415
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $567
Median monthly mortgage repayment $665
Median weekly rent $120
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Total 910 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 451 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 459 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 178 19.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 910 people were usually resident in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 19.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 95 10.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 150 16.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 99 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 315 34.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 103 11.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 150 16.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.9% of people usually resident in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 817 89.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 87 9.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.8% of people usually resident in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.6% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 300 45.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 98 14.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 38 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 232 34.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 34.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Australia 760 83.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 157 52.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 102 33.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 4.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 7.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 323 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 301 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 301 people aged 15 years and over in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.2% worked full-time, 33.9% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 4.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.0% were unemployed. 323 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 301 -- 466 --
Family 661 -- 1,171 --
Household 567 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $301, the median family income was $661 and the median household income was $567.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 97 41.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 96 41.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 36 15.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 232 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 232 families in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 41.8% were couple families without children, 41.4% were couple families with children, 15.5% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 360 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 415 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 360 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 293 81.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 29 8.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 38 10.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.1% were flats, units or apartments and 10.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 142 39.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 65 18.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 125 34.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 7.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.7% were rented.

Landlord type Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 37 29.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 27 21.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 53 42.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 8.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 29.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 665 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $665. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ravenshoe (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 226 62.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 99 27.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ravenshoe (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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