2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Stanthorpe

Code UCL352000 (UCL)
People 4,271
Male 1,989
Female 2,282
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 3,917
People born overseas 650
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 1,097
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,110
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $583
Median monthly mortgage repayment $836
Median weekly rent $130
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Stanthorpe % Australia %
Total 4,271 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,989 46.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,282 53.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 67 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,271 people were usually resident in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Stanthorpe % Australia %
People
0-4 years 271 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 507 11.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 454 10.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,402 32.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 568 13.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,070 25.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.2% of people usually resident in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Stanthorpe % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,917 91.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 650 15.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.7% of people usually resident in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 15.2% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Stanthorpe % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,675 47.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 461 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 454 13.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 907 26.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 13.0% were widowed and 26.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Stanthorpe % Australia %
Australia 3,375 79.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Stanthorpe % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Stanthorpe % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Stanthorpe % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 920 54.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 561 33.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 62 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 99 5.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,614 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,676 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,676 people aged 15 years and over in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.9% worked full-time, 33.5% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 1,614 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Stanthorpe % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Stanthorpe % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Stanthorpe % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 344 -- 466 --
Family 805 -- 1,171 --
Household 583 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $344, the median family income was $805 and the median household income was $583.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Stanthorpe % Australia %
Couple family without children 519 47.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 374 34.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 199 18.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,097 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,097 families in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.3% were couple families without children, 34.1% were couple families with children, 18.1% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Stanthorpe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,807 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,110 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,807 occupied private dwellings were counted in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Stanthorpe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,545 85.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 83 4.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 163 9.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.5% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Stanthorpe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 762 42.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 343 19.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 595 32.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.0% were owned with a mortgage and 32.9% were rented.

Landlord type Stanthorpe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 333 56.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 63 10.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 186 31.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Stanthorpe % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 836 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $836. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stanthorpe % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,091 60.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 612 33.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 42 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Stanthorpe (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.9% 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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