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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Bongaree

Code UCL307000 (UCL)
People 14,276
Male 6,817
Female 7,459
Median age 55
Australian citizenship 12,536
People born overseas 2,642
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 116
Families 4,270
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,523
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $611
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $195
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bongaree % Australia %
Total 14,276 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,817 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 7,459 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 201 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 14,276 people were usually resident in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bongaree % Australia %
People
0-4 years 530 3.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,428 10.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,149 8.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,924 27.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,622 18.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,624 32.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 55 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.7% of people usually resident in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 50.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 55 years.

Selected characteristics Bongaree % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,536 87.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,642 18.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 116 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.8% of people usually resident in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 18.5% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bongaree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,901 56.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,868 15.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,271 10.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,279 18.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.2% were either separated or divorced, 10.3% were widowed and 18.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bongaree % Australia %
Australia 10,741 75.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bongaree % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bongaree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,433 53.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,497 32.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 163 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 119 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 354 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,938 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,566 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,566 people aged 15 years and over in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.3% worked full-time, 32.8% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 6,938 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bongaree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 335 -- 466 --
Family 755 -- 1,171 --
Household 611 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $335, the median family income was $755 and the median household income was $611.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bongaree % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,629 61.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,018 23.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 593 13.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 30 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,270 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,270 families in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 61.6% were couple families without children, 23.8% were couple families with children, 13.9% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Bongaree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,495 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,523 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 6,495 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Bongaree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,731 72.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 753 11.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 768 11.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 243 3.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities), 72.8% were separate houses, 11.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bongaree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,050 47.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,069 16.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,889 29.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 102 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 388 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Landlord type Bongaree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,134 60.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 188 10.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 531 28.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 38 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 60.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bongaree % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $195. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bongaree % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,216 64.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,768 27.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 166 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bongaree (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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