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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Cardwell

Code UCL311800 (UCL)
People 1,250
Male 648
Female 602
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 1,121
People born overseas 179
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 56
Families 335
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 785
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $628
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cardwell % Australia %
Total 1,250 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 648 51.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 602 48.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 83 6.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,250 people were usually resident in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Of the total population 6.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cardwell % Australia %
People
0-4 years 48 3.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 156 12.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 99 7.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 466 37.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 202 16.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 278 22.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.3% of people usually resident in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Cardwell % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,121 89.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 179 14.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 56 4.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.7% of people usually resident in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.3% were born overseas and 4.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cardwell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 488 46.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 178 17.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 90 8.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 288 27.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 17.0% were either separated or divorced, 8.6% were widowed and 27.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cardwell % Australia %
Australia 979 78.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cardwell % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cardwell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 298 57.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 141 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 24 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 25 4.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 457 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 515 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 515 people aged 15 years and over in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 57.9% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 4.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 457 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cardwell % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 361 -- 466 --
Family 855 -- 1,171 --
Household 628 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $361, the median family income was $855 and the median household income was $628.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cardwell % Australia %
Couple family without children 190 56.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 97 29.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 40 11.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 335 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 335 families in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 56.7% were couple families without children, 29.0% were couple families with children, 11.9% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Cardwell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 634 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 785 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 634 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Cardwell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 411 64.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 66 10.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 157 24.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.4% were flats, units or apartments and 24.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cardwell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 256 40.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 97 15.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 218 34.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 58 9.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.3% were owned with a mortgage and 34.4% were rented.

Landlord type Cardwell % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 103 47.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 6.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 96 44.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cardwell % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cardwell % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 333 52.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 144 22.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 16 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cardwell (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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