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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Mount Morgan (S)

Code LGA35350 (LGA)
People 2,984
Male 1,518
Female 1,466
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 2,662
People born overseas 245
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15
Families 737
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,458
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $509
Median monthly mortgage repayment $542
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Total 2,984 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,518 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,466 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 322 10.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,984 people were usually resident in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 10.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 178 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 439 14.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 302 10.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,023 34.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 477 16.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 566 19.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,662 89.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 245 8.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.2% of people usually resident in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 8.2% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 993 41.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 392 16.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 228 9.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 756 31.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 16.6% were either separated or divorced, 9.6% were widowed and 31.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Australia 2,505 83.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 445 50.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 242 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 31 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 131 14.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,280 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 883 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 883 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 50.4% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 14.8% were unemployed. 1,280 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 263 -- 466 --
Family 596 -- 1,171 --
Household 509 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $263, the median family income was $596 and the median household income was $509.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 323 43.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 235 31.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 168 22.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 737 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 737 families in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 43.8% were couple families without children, 31.9% were couple families with children, 22.8% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,253 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,458 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,253 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,177 93.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 33 2.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 2.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.9% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 582 46.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 254 20.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 299 23.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 8.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.3% were owned with a mortgage and 23.9% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 143 47.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 11 3.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 130 43.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 5.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 43.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 542 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $542. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Morgan (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 727 58.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 415 33.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 31 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Morgan (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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