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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Tara (L)

Code UCL353200 (UCL)
People 819
Male 379
Female 440
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 751
People born overseas 40
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 215
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 384
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $637
Median monthly mortgage repayment $563
Median weekly rent $90
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tara (L) % Australia %
Total 819 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 379 46.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 440 53.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 57 7.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 819 people were usually resident in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Of the total population 7.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tara (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 74 9.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 107 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 123 15.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 303 37.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 90 11.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 120 14.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.1% of people usually resident in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Tara (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 751 91.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 40 4.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.7% of people usually resident in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 4.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tara (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 252 39.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 91 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 58 9.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 234 36.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 36.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tara (L) % Australia %
Australia 725 88.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tara (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 215 58.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 100 27.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 9 2.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 34 9.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 236 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 370 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 370 people aged 15 years and over in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.1% worked full-time, 27.0% worked part-time, 2.4% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.2% were unemployed. 236 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tara (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 371 -- 466 --
Family 870 -- 1,171 --
Household 637 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $371, the median family income was $870 and the median household income was $637.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Tara (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 79 36.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 79 36.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 53 24.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 215 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 215 families in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 36.7% were couple families without children, 36.7% were couple families with children, 24.7% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Tara (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 345 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 384 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 345 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Tara (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 295 85.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 26 7.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 1.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 18 5.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.5% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tara (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 25.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 94 27.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 141 40.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 5.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.2% were owned with a mortgage and 40.9% were rented.

Landlord type Tara (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 15 10.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 28 19.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 92 65.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 5.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 10.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 65.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tara (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 90 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 563 -- 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 Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $90. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $563. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tara (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 217 62.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 94 27.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 4.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.1% 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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