Runcorn

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32514
People 14,592
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 32
Families 3,802
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 5,057
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,479
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $390
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 7,354 50.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,240 49.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 131 0.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 14,592 people in Runcorn. Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

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Age Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,096 7.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 876 6.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 753 5.2 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 839 5.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,353 9.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,609 11.0 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,613 11.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,233 8.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 941 6.5 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 786 5.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 781 5.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 781 5.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 678 4.6 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 531 3.6 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 310 2.1 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 224 1.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 96 0.7 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 84 0.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Runcorn was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 6,183 52.1 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 255 2.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 754 6.4 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 339 2.9 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,337 36.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Runcorn aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 5,369 48.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 750 6.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,946 44.7 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Runcorn, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 184 3.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 902 18.8 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 86 1.8 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 109 2.3 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 586 12.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 120 2.5 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 85 1.8 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 435 9.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,303 27.2 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 280 5.8 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 698 14.6 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Runcorn 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.0% were in primary school, 16.6% in secondary school and 36.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,662 30.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,255 10.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 263 2.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,067 9.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,578 21.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 333 2.8 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 906 7.6 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 589 5.0 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 149 1.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 762 6.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Runcorn, 21.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Chinese 3,678 20.3 136,389 2.1 1,213,903 3.9
English 2,592 14.3 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 2,277 12.6 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Indian 1,395 7.7 74,094 1.1 619,164 2.0
Korean 911 5.0 21,863 0.3 123,017 0.4

The most common ancestries in Runcorn were Chinese 20.3%, English 14.3%, Australian 12.6%, Indian 7.7% and Korean 5.0%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Runcorn (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 5,791 39.7 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,613 11.1 47,114 1.0 509,555 2.2
India 1,253 8.6 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Korea, Republic of (South) 770 5.3 18,327 0.4 98,776 0.4
Taiwan 596 4.1 15,592 0.3 46,822 0.2
New Zealand 500 3.4 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2

In Runcorn, 39.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 11.1%, India 8.6%, Korea, Republic of (South) 5.3%, Taiwan 4.1% and New Zealand 3.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 9,851 67.5 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 533 3.7 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 492 3.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,030 20.8 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Runcorn, 20.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 67.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 3,541 24.3 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,139 14.7 64,856 1.4 704,658 3.0
India 1,537 10.5 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6
Korea, Republic of (South) 912 6.3 20,795 0.4 116,045 0.5
Taiwan 661 4.5 17,008 0.4 49,681 0.2

In Runcorn, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 24.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 14.7%, India 10.5%, Korea, Republic of (South) 6.3% and Taiwan 4.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 3,584 24.6 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,155 14.8 64,863 1.4 699,074 3.0
India 1,521 10.5 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6
Korea, Republic of (South) 920 6.3 21,733 0.5 120,878 0.5
Taiwan 702 4.8 18,158 0.4 54,536 0.2

In Runcorn, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 24.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 14.8%, India 10.5%, Korea, Republic of (South) 6.3% and Taiwan 4.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 4,555 31.2 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,970 13.5 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,101 7.5 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Islam 924 6.3 44,885 1.0 604,240 2.6
Sikhism 911 6.2 17,433 0.4 125,901 0.5

The most common responses for religion in Runcorn were No Religion, so described 31.2%, Catholic 13.5%, Not stated 7.5%, Islam 6.3% and Sikhism 6.2%. In Runcorn, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (41.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 2,480 17.0 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Punjabi 965 6.6 17,991 0.4 132,496 0.6
Korean 904 6.2 19,620 0.4 108,997 0.5
Cantonese 855 5.9 24,900 0.5 280,943 1.2
Vietnamese 302 2.1 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 5,932 40.7 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 2,662 55.6 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Runcorn 40.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 17.0%, Punjabi 6.6%, Korean 6.2%, Cantonese 5.9% and Vietnamese 2.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 3,990 52.7 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,503 33.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 350 4.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 721 9.5 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 7,564 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Runcorn. Of these 52.7% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 779 11.4 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 924 13.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 800 11.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,672 24.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,315 33.9 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Runcorn, 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,468 21.5 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 938 13.7 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 901 13.2 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 899 13.1 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 730 10.7 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 689 10.1 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 598 8.7 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 505 7.4 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Runcorn included Professionals 21.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.7%, Labourers 13.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.7%, Sales Workers 10.1%, Managers 8.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 337 5.0 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 246 3.6 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 207 3.1 27,383 1.3 131,908 1.2
Takeaway Food Services 167 2.5 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 156 2.3 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4

Of the employed people in Runcorn, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 5.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.6%, Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 3.1%, Takeaway Food Services 2.5% and Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 554 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,461 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,479 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Runcorn was $554.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,128 60.5 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 714 10.5 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Car, as passenger 404 5.9 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 251 3.7 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train 192 2.8 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,126 16.5 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 4,708 68.8 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Runcorn, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.5%, Bus 10.5%, Car, as passenger 5.9%, Worked at home 3.7% and Train 2.8%. On the day, 16.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 68.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,762 65.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,362 28.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,165 9.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,858 15.7 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Runcorn, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,825 23.8 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,768 23.3 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,190 10.0 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 981 8.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Runcorn, 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,248 32.8 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,870 49.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 589 15.5 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 99 2.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Runcorn, 49.1% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.2 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.8 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Runcorn, 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 548 17.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 171 5.5 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 611 19.6 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 642 20.6 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 271 8.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 564 18.1 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 156 5.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 153 4.9 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Runcorn, of couple families with children, 17.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 19.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,597 94.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 272 5.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Runcorn, 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 3,248 70.7 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,299 28.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 34 0.7 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Runcorn, 70.7% were separate houses, 28.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 24 0.5 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 264 5.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,563 55.7 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,652 35.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 99 2.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Runcorn, of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 55.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,222 26.5 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,574 34.2 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,675 36.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 14 0.3 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 118 2.6 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Runcorn, 26.5% were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 3,609 78.3 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 700 15.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 298 6.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Runcorn, of all households, 78.3% were family households, 15.2% were single person households and 6.5% were group households.

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Household income Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Runcorn, 16.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 390 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.7 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.9 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 197 4.3 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,641 35.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,832 39.8 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 806 17.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 123 2.7 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Runcorn, 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 337 7.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,158 90.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 107 2.3 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Runcorn, 90.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 58 45.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 69 54.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Runcorn, 45.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.3% were female. The median age was 18 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,604 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Runcorn, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,604.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Runcorn % Runcorn Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 393 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,775 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Runcorn, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $393 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,775.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.