2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gilston (Gold Coast City)

Code SSC36051 (SSC)
People 575
Male 294
Female 281
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 493
People born overseas 114
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 154
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 215
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,147
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $340
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Total 575 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 294 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 281 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 575 people were usually resident in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 96 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 78 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 236 41.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 82 14.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 42 7.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.0% of people usually resident in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 493 85.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 114 19.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 1.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.7% of people usually resident in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.8% were born overseas and 1.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 228 52.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 46 10.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 19 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 145 33.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs) were married, 10.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 33.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Australia 421 73.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 159 54.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 102 34.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 12 4.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 126 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 294 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 294 people aged 15 years and over in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.1% worked full-time, 34.7% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.1% were unemployed. 126 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 483 -- 466 --
Family 1,179 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,147 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $483, the median family income was $1,179 and the median household income was $1,147.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 46 29.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 88 57.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 20 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 154 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 154 families in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs): of these 29.9% were couple families without children, 57.1% were couple families with children, 13.0% 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 Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 191 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 215 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 191 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 182 95.3 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 4.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 28.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 82 42.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 35 18.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 9.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs), 28.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 42.9% were owned with a mortgage and 18.3% were rented.

Landlord type Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 40.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 48.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 340 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $340. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gilston (Gold Coast City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 147 77.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 32 16.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 4.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gilston (Gold Coast City) (State Suburbs), 77.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.2% 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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