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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

St George

Code UCL350000 (UCL)
People 2,410
Male 1,179
Female 1,231
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 2,209
People born overseas 86
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 595
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 996
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,002
Median monthly mortgage repayment $910
Median weekly rent $130
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People St George % Australia %
Total 2,410 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,179 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,231 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 450 18.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,410 people were usually resident in St George (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 18.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age St George % Australia %
People
0-4 years 212 8.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 392 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 304 12.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 997 41.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 238 9.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 268 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.1% of people usually resident in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics St George % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,209 91.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 86 3.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.7% of people usually resident in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 3.6% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status St George % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 864 47.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 183 10.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 122 6.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 640 35.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.1% were either separated or divorced, 6.8% were widowed and 35.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth St George % Australia %
Australia 2,169 90.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses St George % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) St George % Australia %

People — employment
Employment St George % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 756 62.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 317 26.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 45 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 37 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 58 4.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 465 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,213 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,213 people aged 15 years and over in St George (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 62.3% worked full-time, 26.1% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.8% were unemployed. 465 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation St George % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St George % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 490 -- 466 --
Family 1,114 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,002 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $490, the median family income was $1,114 and the median household income was $1,002.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition St George % Australia %
Couple family without children 209 35.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 287 48.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 94 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 595 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 595 families in St George (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 35.1% were couple families without children, 48.2% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 St George % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 850 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 996 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 850 occupied private dwellings were counted in St George (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure St George % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 775 91.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 33 3.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 4.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.2% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure St George % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 219 25.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 230 27.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 322 37.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 76 8.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.1% were owned with a mortgage and 37.9% were rented.

Landlord type St George % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 108 33.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 72 22.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 129 40.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 17 5.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics St George % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 910 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $910. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St George % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 589 69.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 182 21.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 34 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in St George (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.4% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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