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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Kandanga (Cooloola Shire)

Code SSC36391 (SSC)
People 596
Male 304
Female 292
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 542
People born overseas 63
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 176
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 281
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $698
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,025
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Total 596 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 304 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 292 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 2.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 596 people were usually resident in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 8.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 73 12.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 65 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 244 40.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 89 14.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 77 12.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 542 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 63 10.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 256 53.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 69 14.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 18 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 132 27.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 14.5% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 27.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Australia 498 83.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 149 57.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 74 28.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 8.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 189 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 259 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 259 people aged 15 years and over in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 28.6% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.1% were unemployed. 189 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 351 -- 466 --
Family 860 -- 1,171 --
Household 698 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $351, the median family income was $860 and the median household income was $698.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 89 50.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 63 35.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 24 13.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 176 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 176 families in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 50.6% were couple families without children, 35.8% were couple families with children, 13.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 243 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 281 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 243 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 68 28.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 158 65.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 2.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 12 4.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs), 28.0% were separate houses, 65.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 4.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 89 36.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 80 32.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 52 21.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 8.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs), 36.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.9% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Landlord type Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 26.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 5.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 30 57.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 5.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 57.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,025 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,025. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 170 70.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 60 24.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kandanga (Cooloola Shire) (State Suburbs), 70.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.7% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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