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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wandal (Rockhampton City)

Code SSC37855 (SSC)
People 4,188
Male 2,010
Female 2,178
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 3,818
People born overseas 298
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15
Families 1,078
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,878
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $862
Median monthly mortgage repayment $960
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Total 4,188 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,010 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,178 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 174 4.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,188 people were usually resident in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 4.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 245 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 575 13.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 561 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,676 40.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 397 9.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 735 17.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.6% of people usually resident in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,818 91.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 298 7.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 15 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.2% of people usually resident in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.1% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,514 44.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 453 13.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 275 8.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,122 33.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.4% were either separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 33.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Australia 3,646 87.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,222 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 560 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 78 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 39 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 108 5.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,146 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,007 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,007 people aged 15 years and over in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.4% were unemployed. 1,146 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 445 -- 466 --
Family 1,127 -- 1,171 --
Household 862 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $445, the median family income was $1,127 and the median household income was $862.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 416 38.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 434 40.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 208 19.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,078 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,078 families in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs): of these 38.6% were couple families without children, 40.3% were couple families with children, 19.3% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,722 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,878 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,722 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,574 91.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 1.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 115 6.7 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 Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs), 91.4% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 534 31.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 547 31.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 533 31.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 97 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Landlord type Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 236 44.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 53 9.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 222 41.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 24 4.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 960 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $960. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wandal (Rockhampton City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,062 61.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 541 31.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 52 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wandal (Rockhampton City) (State Suburbs), 61.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.4% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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