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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

The Gums (Tara Shire)

Code SSC37649 (SSC)
People 169
Male 93
Female 76
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 150
People born overseas 8
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 44
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 84
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $634
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $0
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Total 169 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 93 55.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 76 45.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 169 people were usually resident in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 55.0% were male and 45.0% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 11.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 24 14.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 11 6.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 69 40.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 22 13.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 24 14.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.0% of people usually resident in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 150 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 8 4.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.7% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 71 56.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 17 13.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 13 10.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 22 17.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.5% were either separated or divorced, 10.3% were widowed and 17.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Australia 146 86.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 54 68.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 21 26.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 5.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 35 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 79 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 79 people aged 15 years and over in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 68.4% worked full-time, 26.6% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 5.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 35 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 311 -- 466 --
Family 833 -- 1,171 --
Household 634 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $311, the median family income was $833 and the median household income was $634.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 18 40.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 16 36.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 10 22.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 44 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 44 families in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 40.9% were couple families without children, 36.4% were couple families with children, 22.7% 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 The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 66 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 84 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 66 occupied private dwellings were counted in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 63 95.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 4.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs), 95.5% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 24 36.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 7 10.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 24 36.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 9.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 9.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 10.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Landlord type The Gums (Tara 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 15 62.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 29.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in The Gums (Tara 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 62.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition The Gums (Tara Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 40 60.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 17 25.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 4.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in The Gums (Tara Shire) (State Suburbs), 60.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.5% 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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