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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Macalister (Wambo Shire)

Code SSC36595 (SSC)
People 486
Male 258
Female 228
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 466
People born overseas 25
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 134
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 204
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,048
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,083
Median weekly rent $0
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Total 486 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 258 53.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 228 46.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 4.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 486 people were usually resident in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Of the total population 4.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 29 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 111 22.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 57 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 203 41.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 42 8.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 44 9.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 28.8% of people usually resident in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 466 95.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 25 5.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.9% of people usually resident in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 233 67.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 22 6.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 11 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 83 24.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 67.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 6.4% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 24.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Australia 451 92.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 195 71.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 64 23.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 3 1.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 5 1.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 70 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 274 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 274 people aged 15 years and over in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 71.2% worked full-time, 23.4% worked part-time, 1.1% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.8% were unemployed. 70 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 466 --
Family 1,107 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,048 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $500, the median family income was $1,107 and the median household income was $1,048.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 37.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 76 56.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 8 6.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 134 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 134 families in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 37.3% were couple families without children, 56.7% were couple families with children, 6.0% 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 Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 167 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 204 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 167 occupied private dwellings were counted in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 164 98.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 1.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 41.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 26 15.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 65 38.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 3.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs), 41.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.6% were owned with a mortgage and 38.9% were rented.

Landlord type Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 50 76.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 18.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 76.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,083. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macalister (Wambo Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 132 79.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 21 12.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 5.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Macalister (Wambo Shire) (State Suburbs), 79.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.6% were single (or lone) person households and 5.4% 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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