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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Fitzroy (S)

Code LGA33150 (LGA)
People 10,570
Male 5,313
Female 5,257
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 9,514
People born overseas 492
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24
Families 2,816
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,036
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,032
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Total 10,570 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,313 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,257 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 515 4.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,570 people were usually resident in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 4.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 757 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,883 17.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,341 12.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,372 41.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,128 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,088 10.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.0% of people usually resident in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,514 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 492 4.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 4.7% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,581 57.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 839 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 337 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,174 27.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 27.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Australia 9,155 86.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,207 64.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,271 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 168 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 143 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 193 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,275 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,982 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,982 people aged 15 years and over in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.4% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 2,275 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 455 -- 466 --
Family 1,107 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,032 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $455, the median family income was $1,107 and the median household income was $1,032.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,052 37.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,379 49.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 367 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 18 0.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,816 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,816 families in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 37.4% were couple families without children, 49.0% were couple families with children, 13.0% were one parent families and 0.6% 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 Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,674 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,036 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,674 occupied private dwellings were counted in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,433 93.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 55 1.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 164 4.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 18 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.4% were separate houses, 0.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,267 34.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,398 38.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 711 19.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 24 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 273 7.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Landlord type Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 313 44.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 72 10.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 288 40.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 39 5.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fitzroy (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,772 75.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 544 14.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 49 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Fitzroy (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.8% 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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