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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Livingstone (S)

Code LGA34550 (LGA)
People 28,870
Male 14,894
Female 13,976
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 25,409
People born overseas 2,808
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 397
Families 7,727
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,711
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $952
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,150
Median weekly rent $170
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Total 28,870 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 14,894 51.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 13,976 48.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 975 3.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 28,870 people were usually resident in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Livingstone (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,619 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,503 15.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,417 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 11,673 40.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,756 13.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,902 13.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.2% of people usually resident in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 25,409 88.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,808 9.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 397 1.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.0% of people usually resident in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 9.7% were born overseas and 1.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Livingstone (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,431 54.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,722 12.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,209 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 6,380 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Australia 24,065 83.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Livingstone (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,916 61.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,558 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 490 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 345 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 574 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 8,313 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,883 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 12,883 people aged 15 years and over in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.4% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 8,313 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Livingstone (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 431 -- 466 --
Family 1,104 -- 1,171 --
Household 952 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $431, the median family income was $1,104 and the median household income was $952.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,441 44.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,223 41.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,000 12.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 63 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,727 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,727 families in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 44.5% were couple families without children, 41.7% were couple families with children, 12.9% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,073 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,711 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 11,073 occupied private dwellings were counted in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,115 82.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 531 4.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 486 4.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 941 8.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.3% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 8.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,157 37.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,380 30.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,663 24.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 97 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 776 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 24.0% were rented.

Landlord type Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,279 48.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 161 6.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,091 41.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 131 4.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,150 -- 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 Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,150. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Livingstone (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,602 68.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,137 19.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 232 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Livingstone (S) (Local Government Areas), 68.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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