2006 Census QuickStats

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Collie

Code UCL504600 (UCL)
People 7,084
Male 3,563
Female 3,521
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 6,276
People born overseas 824
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 1,867
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,022
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $871
Median monthly mortgage repayment $850
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Collie % Australia %
Total 7,084 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,563 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,521 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 224 3.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,084 people were usually resident in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 3.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Collie % Australia %
People
0-4 years 440 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,205 17.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 823 11.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,814 39.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 829 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 975 13.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.2% of people usually resident in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Collie % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,276 88.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 824 11.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.6% of people usually resident in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.6% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Collie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,811 51.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 648 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 355 6.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,624 29.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.5% were widowed and 29.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Collie % Australia %
Australia 5,640 79.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Collie % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Collie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,644 56.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 832 28.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 163 5.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 90 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 165 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,090 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,894 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,894 people aged 15 years and over in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.8% worked full-time, 28.7% worked part-time, 5.6% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 2,090 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Collie % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 373 -- 466 --
Family 1,095 -- 1,171 --
Household 871 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $373, the median family income was $1,095 and the median household income was $871.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Collie % Australia %
Couple family without children 732 39.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 814 43.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 300 16.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 21 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,867 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,867 families in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 39.2% were couple families without children, 43.6% were couple families with children, 16.1% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Collie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,711 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,022 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,711 occupied private dwellings were counted in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Collie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,495 92.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 1.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 125 4.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 44 1.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.0% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Collie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,023 37.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 932 34.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 515 19.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 230 8.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 19.0% were rented.

Landlord type Collie % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 159 30.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 156 30.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 188 36.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 30.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Collie % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 850 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $850. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Collie % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,854 68.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 653 24.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 43 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Collie (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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