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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Queenstown

Code UCL613200 (UCL)
People 2,117
Male 1,101
Female 1,016
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 1,931
People born overseas 132
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 552
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,088
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $753
Median monthly mortgage repayment $477
Median weekly rent $100
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Queenstown % Australia %
Total 2,117 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,101 52.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,016 48.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 153 7.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,117 people were usually resident in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Of the total population 7.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Queenstown % Australia %
People
0-4 years 134 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 346 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 236 11.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 867 41.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 262 12.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 271 12.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Queenstown % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,931 91.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 132 6.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.2% of people usually resident in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Queenstown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 701 42.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 213 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 129 7.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 594 36.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 7.9% were widowed and 36.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Queenstown % Australia %
Australia 1,847 87.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Queenstown % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Queenstown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 547 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 221 24.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 40 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 32 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 82 8.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 617 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 922 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 922 people aged 15 years and over in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 24.0% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.9% were unemployed. 617 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Queenstown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 466 --
Family 1,054 -- 1,171 --
Household 753 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $364, the median family income was $1,054 and the median household income was $753.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Queenstown % Australia %
Couple family without children 224 40.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 231 41.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 91 16.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 552 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 552 families in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 40.6% were couple families without children, 41.8% were couple families with children, 16.5% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Queenstown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 904 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,088 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 904 occupied private dwellings were counted in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Queenstown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 836 92.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 60 6.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 8 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Queenstown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 463 51.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 154 17.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 222 24.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 6.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 51.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.6% were rented.

Landlord type Queenstown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 26 11.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 16 7.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 166 74.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 6.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 11.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 74.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Queenstown % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 477 -- 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 Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $477. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Queenstown % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 545 60.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 297 32.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Queenstown (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 32.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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