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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Beaudesert (S)

Code LGA30550 (LGA)
People 62,441
Male 31,421
Female 31,020
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 54,387
People born overseas 10,782
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 583
Families 17,268
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,565
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,114
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,343
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Total 62,441 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 31,421 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 31,020 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,148 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 62,441 people were usually resident in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,390 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 10,916 17.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 7,283 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 27,179 43.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 7,256 11.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,417 8.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.5% of people usually resident in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 54,387 87.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 10,782 17.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 583 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.1% of people usually resident in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 17.3% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 27,076 57.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 5,480 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,699 3.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 12,877 27.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.6% were widowed and 27.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Australia 47,869 76.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaudesert (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Beaudesert (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,185 62.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 8,402 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 999 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 901 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,180 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 13,964 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 30,667 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 30,667 people aged 15 years and over in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.6% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 13,964 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 479 -- 466 --
Family 1,173 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,114 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $479, the median family income was $1,173 and the median household income was $1,114.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,328 36.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8,700 50.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,109 12.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 131 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 17,268 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 17,268 families in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 36.6% were couple families without children, 50.4% were couple families with children, 12.2% 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 Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 20,858 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,565 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 20,858 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 19,992 95.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 226 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 343 1.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 293 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.8% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,892 28.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 10,351 49.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,379 16.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 109 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,127 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 49.6% were owned with a mortgage and 16.2% were rented.

Landlord type Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,583 46.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 140 4.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,491 44.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 169 5.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,343 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,343. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaudesert (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,735 80.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,877 13.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 382 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (S) (Local Government Areas), 80.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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