2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Margate

Code UCL610800 (UCL)
People 1,368
Male 663
Female 705
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 1,265
People born overseas 144
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 403
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 543
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,037
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,073
Median weekly rent $203
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Margate % Australia %
Total 1,368 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 663 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 705 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 68 5.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,368 people were usually resident in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 5.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Margate % Australia %
People
0-4 years 129 9.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 212 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 153 11.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 592 43.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 116 8.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 166 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.9% of people usually resident in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Margate % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,265 92.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 144 10.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.5% of people usually resident in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.5% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Margate % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 563 54.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 133 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 58 5.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 274 26.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.6% were widowed and 26.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Margate % Australia %
Australia 1,155 84.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Margate % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Margate % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 412 63.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 176 27.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 20 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 325 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 652 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 652 people aged 15 years and over in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 63.2% worked full-time, 27.0% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 325 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Margate % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 482 -- 466 --
Family 1,129 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,037 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $482, the median family income was $1,129 and the median household income was $1,037.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Margate % Australia %
Couple family without children 144 35.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 189 46.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 64 15.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 403 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 403 families in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 35.7% were couple families without children, 46.9% were couple families with children, 15.9% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Margate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 521 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 543 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 521 occupied private dwellings were counted in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Margate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 506 97.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 8 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.1% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Margate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 159 30.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 248 47.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 81 15.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 5.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 47.6% were owned with a mortgage and 15.5% were rented.

Landlord type Margate % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 32 39.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 4.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 41 50.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 4.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 50.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Margate % Australia %
Median weekly rent 203 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,073 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $203. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,073. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Margate % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 397 76.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 109 20.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Margate (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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