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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Stafford (Brisbane City)

Code SSC31503 (SSC)
People 5,513
Male 2,592
Female 2,921
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 4,887
People born overseas 752
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 41
Families 1,489
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,604
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $954
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,394
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Total 5,513 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,592 47.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,921 53.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 138 2.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,513 people were usually resident in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs): of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Of the total population 2.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 385 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 575 10.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 709 12.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,473 44.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 454 8.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 915 16.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,887 88.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 752 13.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 41 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.6% of people usually resident in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.6% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,750 38.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 640 14.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 362 8.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,797 39.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were married, 14.1% were either separated or divorced, 8.0% were widowed and 39.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Australia 4,379 79.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,812 65.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 671 24.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 87 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 100 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 110 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,478 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,780 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,780 people aged 15 years and over in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.2% worked full-time, 24.1% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 1,478 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 503 -- 466 --
Family 1,158 -- 1,171 --
Household 954 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $503, the median family income was $1,158 and the median household income was $954.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 589 39.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 494 33.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 365 24.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 41 2.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,489 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,489 families in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs): of these 39.6% were couple families without children, 33.2% were couple families with children, 24.5% were one parent families and 2.8% 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 Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,422 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,604 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,422 occupied private dwellings were counted in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,047 84.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 168 6.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 204 8.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), 84.5% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 669 27.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 650 26.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 947 39.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 152 6.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), 27.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.8% were owned with a mortgage and 39.1% were rented.

Landlord type Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 398 42.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 282 29.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 247 26.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 21 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,394 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,394. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stafford (Brisbane City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,480 61.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 740 30.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 120 5.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Stafford (Brisbane City) (State Suburbs), 61.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.6% were single (or lone) person households and 5.0% 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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