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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Caloundra (C) - Kawana

Code 309052135 (SLA)
People 20,319
Male 9,878
Female 10,441
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 17,951
People born overseas 3,451
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 201
Families 5,850
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,902
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $930
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,500
Median weekly rent $270
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People — demographics
People Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Total 20,319 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,878 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 10,441 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 252 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 20,319 people were usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,215 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,556 12.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,489 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,948 39.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,410 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,700 18.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.6% of people usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Australian citizenship 17,951 88.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,451 17.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 201 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.3% of people usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 17.0% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,714 52.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,070 12.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,139 6.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,625 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 12.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.9% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Australia 15,784 77.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,386 57.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,993 31.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 329 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 222 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 474 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,305 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 9,404 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 9,404 people aged 15 years and over in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.3% worked full-time, 31.8% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 6,305 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 446 -- 466 --
Family 1,073 -- 1,171 --
Household 930 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $446, the median family income was $1,073 and the median household income was $930.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,640 45.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,202 37.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 924 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 84 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,850 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,850 families in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas): of these 45.1% were couple families without children, 37.6% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.4% 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) - Kawana % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,033 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,902 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 8,033 occupied private dwellings were counted in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,554 81.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 850 10.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 593 7.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 81.6% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,024 37.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,163 26.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,377 29.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 416 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.6% were rented.

Landlord type Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,380 58.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 172 7.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 785 33.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 42 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 58.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Median weekly rent 270 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,500 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $270. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Caloundra (C) - Kawana % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,752 71.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,646 20.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 308 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) - Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 71.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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