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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Maroochy (S) - Buderim

Code 309054902 (SLA)
People 39,911
Male 18,818
Female 21,093
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 34,460
People born overseas 8,268
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 592
Families 11,025
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 15,880
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,039
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,477
Median weekly rent $280
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People — demographics
People Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Total 39,911 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 18,818 47.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 21,093 52.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 325 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 39,911 people were usually resident in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas): of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,260 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 6,098 15.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,217 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 15,225 38.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 4,334 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 6,776 17.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.9% of people usually resident in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Australian citizenship 34,460 86.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 8,268 20.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 592 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.3% of people usually resident in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas) were Australian citizens, 20.7% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 17,786 56.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,507 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,978 6.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 8,286 26.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 26.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Australia 29,310 73.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,395 55.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,263 33.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 589 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 404 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 990 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11,247 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 18,641 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 18,641 people aged 15 years and over in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 55.8% worked full-time, 33.6% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 11,247 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 466 --
Family 1,153 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,039 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $462, the median family income was $1,153 and the median household income was $1,039.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,639 42.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,806 43.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,495 13.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 85 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 11,025 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 11,025 families in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas): of these 42.1% were couple families without children, 43.6% were couple families with children, 13.6% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 14,767 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 15,880 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 14,767 occupied private dwellings were counted in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas).

Dwelling structure Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,275 76.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,570 17.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 879 6.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 43 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas), 76.4% were separate houses, 17.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,015 34.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,070 34.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,061 20.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 790 5.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 833 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.7% were rented.

Landlord type Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,899 62.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 205 6.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 890 29.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 67 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,477 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas), the median weekly rent was $280. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,477. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maroochy (S) - Buderim % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 10,895 73.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,840 19.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 427 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Maroochy (S) - Buderim (Statistical Local Areas), 73.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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