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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Georgetown (L)

Code UCL322200 (UCL)
People 254
Male 136
Female 118
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 229
People born overseas 20
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 53
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 148
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $725
Median monthly mortgage repayment $570
Median weekly rent $60
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Total 254 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 136 53.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 118 46.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 254 people were usually resident in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.5% were male and 46.5% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Georgetown (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 60 23.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 20 7.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 97 38.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 34 13.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 23 9.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 31.1% of people usually resident in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 229 90.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 20 7.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 2.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.2% of people usually resident in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.9% were born overseas and 2.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Georgetown (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 102 58.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 24 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4 2.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 52 29.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 2.3% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Australia 206 81.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Georgetown (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Georgetown (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Georgetown (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 91 74.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 20 16.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 6.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 42 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 123 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 123 people aged 15 years and over in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 74.0% worked full-time, 16.3% worked part-time, 6.5% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 42 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Georgetown (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 456 -- 466 --
Family 979 -- 1,171 --
Household 725 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $456, the median family income was $979 and the median household income was $725.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 22 41.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 26 49.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 5 9.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 53 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 53 families in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 41.5% were couple families without children, 49.1% were couple families with children, 9.4% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 148 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 148 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 148 occupied private dwellings were counted in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 82 55.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7 4.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 59 39.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 39.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 64 43.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 17 11.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 46 31.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 2.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 10.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 11.5% were owned with a mortgage and 31.1% were rented.

Landlord type Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 8.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 38 82.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 8.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 8.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 82.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 60 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 570 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $60. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $570. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Georgetown (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 55 37.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 31 20.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Georgetown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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