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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Algester (Brisbane City)

Code SSC31013 (SSC)
People 7,368
Male 3,615
Female 3,753
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 6,190
People born overseas 2,115
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 50
Families 2,102
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,744
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,135
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,235
Median weekly rent $250
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People — demographics
People Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Total 7,368 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,615 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,753 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,368 people were usually resident in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 495 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 963 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,104 15.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,224 43.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 886 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 694 9.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.8% of people usually resident in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,190 84.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,115 28.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 50 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.0% of people usually resident in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.7% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,981 50.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 740 12.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 250 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,942 32.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were married, 12.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 32.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Australia 4,902 66.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,689 65.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 978 23.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 130 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 136 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 176 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,560 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,109 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,109 people aged 15 years and over in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.4% worked full-time, 23.8% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 1,560 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 533 -- 466 --
Family 1,226 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,135 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $533, the median family income was $1,226 and the median household income was $1,135.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 764 36.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 950 45.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 350 16.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 38 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,102 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,102 families in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs): of these 36.3% were couple families without children, 45.2% were couple families with children, 16.7% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,663 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,744 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,663 occupied private dwellings were counted in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,271 85.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 251 9.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 89 3.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 52 2.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), 85.3% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 743 27.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,030 38.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 764 28.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 123 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), 27.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.7% were rented.

Landlord type Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 452 59.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 47 6.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 248 32.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,235 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,235. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Algester (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,051 77.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 433 16.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 101 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Algester (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), 77.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.3% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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