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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Miles

Code UCL338000 (UCL)
People 1,164
Male 543
Female 621
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 1,078
People born overseas 55
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 287
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 555
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $626
Median monthly mortgage repayment $661
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Miles % Australia %
Total 1,164 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 543 46.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 621 53.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 87 7.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,164 people were usually resident in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Of the total population 7.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Miles % Australia %
People
0-4 years 89 7.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 174 14.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 114 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 390 33.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 136 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 262 22.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.6% of people usually resident in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Miles % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,078 92.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 55 4.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.6% of people usually resident in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.7% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Miles % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 457 50.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 103 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 113 12.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 230 25.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 12.5% were widowed and 25.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Miles % Australia %
Australia 1,045 89.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Miles % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Miles % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 306 62.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 132 26.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 21 4.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 16 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 345 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 492 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 492 people aged 15 years and over in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 62.2% worked full-time, 26.8% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 4.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 345 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Miles % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 466 --
Family 918 -- 1,171 --
Household 626 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $386, the median family income was $918 and the median household income was $626.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Miles % Australia %
Couple family without children 122 42.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 109 38.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 46 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 3.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 287 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 287 families in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 42.5% were couple families without children, 38.0% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 3.5% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Miles % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 483 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 555 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 483 occupied private dwellings were counted in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Miles % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 400 82.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 6.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 15 3.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 7.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.6 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.8% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 7.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Miles % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 178 36.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 93 19.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 173 35.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 1.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.3% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

Landlord type Miles % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 39 22.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 36 20.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 94 54.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 22.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Miles % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 661 -- 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 Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $661. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Miles % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 288 59.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 154 31.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Miles (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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