2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Tolga (L)

Code UCL355800 (UCL)
People 843
Male 421
Female 422
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 781
People born overseas 82
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 243
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 403
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $638
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tolga (L) % Australia %
Total 843 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 421 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 422 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 58 6.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 843 people were usually resident in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 6.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tolga (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 90 10.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 97 11.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 320 38.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 92 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 189 22.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.3% of people usually resident in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Tolga (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 781 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 82 9.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.7% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tolga (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 326 46.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 97 13.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 76 10.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 197 28.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.9% were either separated or divorced, 10.9% were widowed and 28.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tolga (L) % Australia %
Australia 702 83.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tolga (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 214 55.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 116 30.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 7.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 269 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 385 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 385 people aged 15 years and over in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.6% worked full-time, 30.1% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.0% were unemployed. 269 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tolga (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 371 -- 466 --
Family 879 -- 1,171 --
Household 638 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $371, the median family income was $879 and the median household income was $638.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Tolga (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 108 44.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 89 36.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 46 18.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 243 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 243 families in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.4% were couple families without children, 36.6% were couple families with children, 18.9% 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 Tolga (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 372 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 403 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 372 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Tolga (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 329 88.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 43 11.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 11.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tolga (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 173 46.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 76 20.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 94 25.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.3% were rented.

Landlord type Tolga (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 33 35.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 4.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 51 54.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 4.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 35.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tolga (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 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 Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tolga (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 233 62.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 105 28.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tolga (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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