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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Te Kowai (Mackay City)

Code SSC37621 (SSC)
People 666
Male 344
Female 322
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 644
People born overseas 34
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 199
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 255
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,184
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,085
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Total 666 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 344 51.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 322 48.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 2.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 666 people were usually resident in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs): of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Of the total population 2.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 105 15.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 88 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 282 42.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 79 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 70 10.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.1% of people usually resident in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 644 96.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 34 5.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 96.7% of people usually resident in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.1% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 307 59.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 36 6.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 21 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 156 30.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs) were married, 6.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 30.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Australia 607 91.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 247 66.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 97 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 6 1.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 6 1.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 126 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 369 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 369 people aged 15 years and over in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.9% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 1.6% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 1.6% were unemployed. 126 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 519 -- 466 --
Family 1,285 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,184 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $519, the median family income was $1,285 and the median household income was $1,184.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 77 38.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 109 54.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 13 6.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 199 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 199 families in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs): of these 38.7% were couple families without children, 54.8% were couple families with children, 6.5% 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 Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 239 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 255 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 239 occupied private dwellings were counted in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 235 98.3 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 4 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs), 98.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 105 43.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 80 33.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 46 19.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.5% were owned with a mortgage and 19.2% were rented.

Landlord type Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 13 28.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 8.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 47.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 19.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 28.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,085 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,085. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Te Kowai (Mackay City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 203 84.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 33 13.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Te Kowai (Mackay City) (State Suburbs), 84.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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