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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Esk (S)

Code LGA33050 (LGA)
People 15,165
Male 7,637
Female 7,528
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 13,461
People born overseas 1,707
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 66
Families 4,253
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,565
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $765
Median monthly mortgage repayment $975
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Esk (S) % Australia %
Total 15,165 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 7,637 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 7,528 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 353 2.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 15,165 people were usually resident in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Esk (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 924 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,347 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,544 10.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,960 39.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,267 14.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,125 14.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.6% of people usually resident in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Esk (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 13,461 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,707 11.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 66 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 11.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Esk (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,458 54.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,676 14.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 640 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,118 26.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 14.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 26.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Esk (S) % Australia %
Australia 12,298 81.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Esk (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Esk (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Esk (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,810 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,819 28.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 229 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 206 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 361 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,669 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,425 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,425 people aged 15 years and over in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 28.3% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 4,669 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Esk (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Esk (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 356 -- 466 --
Family 921 -- 1,171 --
Household 765 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $356, the median family income was $921 and the median household income was $765.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Esk (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,845 43.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,728 40.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 634 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 46 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,253 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,253 families in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 43.4% were couple families without children, 40.6% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Esk (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,728 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,565 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,728 occupied private dwellings were counted in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Esk (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,365 93.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 86 1.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 43 0.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 229 4.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 5 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Esk (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,227 38.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,029 35.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,080 18.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 50 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 343 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.4% were owned with a mortgage and 18.9% were rented.

Landlord type Esk (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 344 31.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 1.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 650 60.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 76 7.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Esk (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 975 -- 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 Esk (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $975. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Esk (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,161 72.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,139 19.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 140 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Esk (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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