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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Barcaldine

Code UCL303400 (UCL)
People 1,337
Male 661
Female 676
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 1,235
People born overseas 73
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 348
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 708
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $828
Median monthly mortgage repayment $604
Median weekly rent $63
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Barcaldine % Australia %
Total 1,337 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 661 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 676 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 137 10.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,337 people were usually resident in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 10.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Barcaldine % Australia %
People
0-4 years 93 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 203 15.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 185 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 528 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 131 9.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 195 14.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.1% of people usually resident in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Barcaldine % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,235 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 73 5.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.5% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Barcaldine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 509 49.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 104 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 75 7.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 353 34.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 7.2% were widowed and 34.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Barcaldine % Australia %
Australia 1,184 88.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Barcaldine % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Barcaldine % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Barcaldine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 428 65.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 172 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 9 1.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 17 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 28 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 328 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 654 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 654 people aged 15 years and over in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 65.4% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 1.4% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 328 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Barcaldine % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Barcaldine % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Barcaldine % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 434 -- 466 --
Family 1,049 -- 1,171 --
Household 828 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $434, the median family income was $1,049 and the median household income was $828.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Barcaldine % Australia %
Couple family without children 141 40.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 147 42.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 56 16.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 348 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 348 families in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 40.5% were couple families without children, 42.2% were couple families with children, 16.1% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Barcaldine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 589 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 708 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 589 occupied private dwellings were counted in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Barcaldine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 468 79.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 1.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 29 4.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 81 13.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.5% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 13.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Barcaldine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 259 44.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 125 21.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 167 28.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 34 5.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.2% were owned with a mortgage and 28.4% were rented.

Landlord type Barcaldine % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 4.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 26 15.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 119 71.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 7.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 4.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 71.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Barcaldine % Australia %
Median weekly rent 63 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 604 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $63. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $604. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barcaldine % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 346 58.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 148 25.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Barcaldine (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.2% 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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