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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Bundaberg

Code UCL309000 (UCL)
People 46,961
Male 22,524
Female 24,437
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 42,339
People born overseas 4,258
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 667
Families 12,673
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 19,653
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $678
Median monthly mortgage repayment $936
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bundaberg % Australia %
Total 46,961 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 22,524 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 24,437 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,634 3.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 46,961 people were usually resident in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 3.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bundaberg % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,967 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 6,772 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,978 12.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 16,776 35.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 5,502 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 8,965 19.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Bundaberg % Australia %
Australian citizenship 42,339 90.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,258 9.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 667 1.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.2% of people usually resident in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.1% were born overseas and 1.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bundaberg % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,539 49.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 4,981 13.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 3,169 8.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 10,534 28.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.4% were either separated or divorced, 8.5% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bundaberg % Australia %
Australia 39,431 84.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bundaberg % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bundaberg % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,567 55.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 5,757 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 620 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 558 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,553 8.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 15,402 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 19,055 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 19,055 people aged 15 years and over in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.5% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.2% were unemployed. 15,402 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bundaberg % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 359 -- 466 --
Family 875 -- 1,171 --
Household 678 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $359, the median family income was $875 and the median household income was $678.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bundaberg % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,372 42.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,694 37.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,448 19.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 159 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 12,673 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 12,673 families in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 42.4% were couple families without children, 37.0% were couple families with children, 19.3% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Bundaberg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 18,386 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 19,653 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 18,386 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Bundaberg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,819 80.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,241 6.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,654 9.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 641 3.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 31 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.6% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bundaberg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,684 36.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,788 26.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,522 30.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 207 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,188 6.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Landlord type Bundaberg % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,504 45.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 823 14.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,044 37.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 151 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bundaberg % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 936 -- 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 Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $936. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bundaberg % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 12,453 67.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 4,566 24.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 529 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bundaberg (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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