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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Districts

Bundaberg (QLD)

Code 3045 (SDIST)
People 59,768
Male 28,872
Female 30,896
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 53,662
People born overseas 6,170
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 885
Families 16,391
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 25,955
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $702
Median monthly mortgage repayment $953
Median weekly rent $163
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Total 59,768 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 28,872 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 30,896 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,834 3.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 59,768 people were usually resident in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 3.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,656 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 8,702 14.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 7,207 12.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 21,674 36.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 7,374 12.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 11,156 18.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 53,662 89.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 6,170 10.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 885 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.8% of people usually resident in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts) were Australian citizens, 10.3% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 24,504 51.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 6,274 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3,709 7.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 12,924 27.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 7.8% were widowed and 27.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Australia 49,474 82.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,633 55.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 7,396 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 805 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 710 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,928 7.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 19,546 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 24,472 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 24,472 people aged 15 years and over in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts) were in the labour force. Of these 55.7% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 19,546 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 466 --
Family 896 -- 1,171 --
Household 702 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $364, the median family income was $896 and the median household income was $702.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,241 44.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 6,003 36.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,958 18.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 189 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 16,391 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 16,391 families in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts): of these 44.2% were couple families without children, 36.6% were couple families with children, 18.0% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 23,929 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 25,955 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 23,929 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts).

Dwelling structure Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 19,339 80.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,347 5.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,030 8.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 1,181 4.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 32 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts), 80.8% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,925 37.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,141 25.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,966 29.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 333 1.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,563 6.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.7% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Landlord type Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,358 48.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 867 12.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,542 36.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 200 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 163 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 953 -- 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 Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts), the median weekly rent was $163. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $953. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bundaberg (QLD) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,133 67.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 5,602 23.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 664 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (QLD) (Statistical Districts), 67.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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