2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Surat (L)

Code UCL352200 (UCL)
People 436
Male 215
Female 221
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 410
People born overseas 5
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 109
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 230
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $646
Median monthly mortgage repayment $481
Median weekly rent $75
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Surat (L) % Australia %
Total 436 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 215 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 221 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 67 15.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 436 people were usually resident in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 15.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Surat (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 59 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 32 7.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 187 42.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 64 14.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 67 15.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.0% of people usually resident in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Surat (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 410 94.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 5 1.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.0% of people usually resident in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 1.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Surat (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 169 48.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 50 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 37 10.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 93 26.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 10.6% were widowed and 26.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Surat (L) % Australia %
Australia 411 94.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Surat (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 139 64.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 61 28.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 6 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 114 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 217 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 217 people aged 15 years and over in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 64.1% worked full-time, 28.1% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 114 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Surat (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 411 -- 466 --
Family 1,094 -- 1,171 --
Household 646 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $411, the median family income was $1,094 and the median household income was $646.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Surat (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 53 48.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 48 44.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 8 7.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 109 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 109 families in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.6% were couple families without children, 44.0% were couple families with children, 7.3% 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 Surat (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 202 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 230 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 202 occupied private dwellings were counted in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Surat (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 168 83.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 9 4.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 25 12.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 12.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Surat (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 43.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 39 19.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 64 31.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 7.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.7% were rented.

Landlord type Surat (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 19 29.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 39 60.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 9.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Surat (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 75 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 481 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $75. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $481. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Surat (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 106 52.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 66 32.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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