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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Dalby

Code UCL316600 (UCL)
People 9,778
Male 4,871
Female 4,907
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 8,849
People born overseas 473
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29
Families 2,522
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,067
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $940
Median monthly mortgage repayment $937
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Dalby % Australia %
Total 9,778 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,871 49.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,907 50.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 596 6.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,778 people were usually resident in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Of the total population 6.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Dalby % Australia %
People
0-4 years 809 8.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,530 15.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,351 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,860 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 945 9.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,284 13.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.9% of people usually resident in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Dalby % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,849 90.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 473 4.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.5% of people usually resident in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Dalby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,791 51.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 751 10.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 520 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,385 32.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 32.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Dalby % Australia %
Australia 8,564 87.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Dalby % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dalby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,922 63.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,216 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 113 2.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 133 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 233 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,189 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,617 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,617 people aged 15 years and over in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 63.3% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 2.4% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 2,189 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dalby % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 466 --
Family 1,073 -- 1,171 --
Household 940 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $453, the median family income was $1,073 and the median household income was $940.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Dalby % Australia %
Couple family without children 967 38.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,096 43.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 419 16.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 40 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,522 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,522 families in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 38.3% were couple families without children, 43.5% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Dalby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,673 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,067 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,673 occupied private dwellings were counted in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Dalby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,216 87.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 71 1.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 294 8.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 92 2.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.6% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Dalby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,175 32.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,081 29.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,137 31.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 16 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 260 7.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.4% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Landlord type Dalby % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 577 50.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 101 8.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 423 37.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 36 3.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Dalby % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 937 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $937. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dalby % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,482 67.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 803 21.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 145 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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