2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Rubyvale (L)

Code UCL349600 (UCL)
People 510
Male 282
Female 228
Median age 52
Australian citizenship 431
People born overseas 106
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 130
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 455
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $497
Median monthly mortgage repayment $693
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Total 510 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 282 55.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 228 44.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 3.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 510 people were usually resident in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 55.3% were male and 44.7% were female. Of the total population 3.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 2.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 43 8.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 40 7.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 185 36.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 100 19.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 126 24.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 52 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 11.4% of people usually resident in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 44.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 52 years.

Selected characteristics Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 431 84.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 106 20.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 2.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.5% of people usually resident in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 20.8% were born overseas and 2.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 205 45.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 119 26.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 36 8.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 92 20.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 26.4% were either separated or divorced, 8.0% were widowed and 20.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Australia 361 70.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 105 58.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 43 23.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 22 12.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 236 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 180 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 180 people aged 15 years and over in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.3% worked full-time, 23.9% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.2% were unemployed. 236 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 264 -- 466 --
Family 547 -- 1,171 --
Household 497 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $264, the median family income was $547 and the median household income was $497.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 80 61.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 32 24.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 18 13.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 130 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 130 families in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 61.5% were couple families without children, 24.6% were couple families with children, 13.8% 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 Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 342 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 455 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 342 occupied private dwellings were counted in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 184 53.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 8 2.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 150 43.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 53.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 43.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 194 56.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 39 11.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 50 14.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 5.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 11.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 11.4% were owned with a mortgage and 14.6% were rented.

Landlord type Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 8.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 40 80.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 8.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 8.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 80.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 693 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $693. The average people per household was 1.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rubyvale (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 131 38.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 106 31.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Rubyvale (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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