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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S.

Code 309052133 (SLA)
People 20,139
Male 9,643
Female 10,496
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 17,428
People born overseas 3,835
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 607
Families 5,785
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,328
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $728
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,430
Median weekly rent $225
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People — demographics
People Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Total 20,139 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,643 47.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 10,496 52.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 221 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 20,139 people were usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas): of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,003 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,192 10.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,968 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 6,972 34.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,072 15.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,931 24.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.9% of people usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 39.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Australian citizenship 17,428 86.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,835 19.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 607 3.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.5% of people usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 19.0% were born overseas and 3.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,142 54.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,463 14.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,430 8.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,907 23.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 14.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 23.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Australia 15,102 75.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,563 55.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,678 32.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 297 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 205 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 507 6.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,614 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 8,250 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 8,250 people aged 15 years and over in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 55.3% worked full-time, 32.5% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.1% were unemployed. 7,614 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 392 -- 466 --
Family 959 -- 1,171 --
Household 728 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $392, the median family income was $959 and the median household income was $728.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,116 53.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,726 29.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 879 15.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 64 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,785 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,785 families in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas): of these 53.9% were couple families without children, 29.8% were couple families with children, 15.2% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,715 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,328 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 9,715 occupied private dwellings were counted in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,193 53.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,042 10.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3,095 31.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 366 3.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 19 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas), 53.5% were separate houses, 10.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 31.9% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,668 37.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,901 19.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,339 34.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 90 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 719 7.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 34.4% were rented.

Landlord type Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,873 56.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 265 7.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,097 32.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 103 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,430 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $225. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,430. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,695 58.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,384 24.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 271 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Caloundra S. (Statistical Local Areas), 58.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.5% 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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