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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Caloundra (C)

Code LGA32130 (LGA)
People 87,596
Male 42,557
Female 45,039
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 76,973
People born overseas 14,930
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,154
Families 24,965
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 40,848
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $857
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Total 87,596 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 42,557 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 45,039 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,156 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 87,596 people were usually resident in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Caloundra (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,082 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 11,907 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 9,642 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 33,161 37.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 11,607 13.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 16,197 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.4% of people usually resident in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 76,973 87.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 14,930 17.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,154 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.9% of people usually resident in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 17.0% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Caloundra (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38,101 54.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 9,451 13.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,680 6.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 18,374 26.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 13.4% were either separated or divorced, 6.6% were widowed and 26.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Australia 67,566 77.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Caloundra (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 21,321 55.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 12,890 33.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,348 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,032 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 2,169 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 27,786 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 38,760 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 38,760 people aged 15 years and over in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 55.0% worked full-time, 33.3% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 27,786 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Caloundra (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 411 -- 466 --
Family 1,027 -- 1,171 --
Household 857 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $411, the median family income was $1,027 and the median household income was $857.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,424 45.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 9,307 37.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3,979 15.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 255 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 24,965 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 24,965 families in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.8% were couple families without children, 37.3% were couple families with children, 15.9% were one parent families and 1.0% 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) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 35,546 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 40,848 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 35,546 occupied private dwellings were counted in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 27,298 76.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,853 8.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4,466 12.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 892 2.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 37 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas), 76.8% were separate houses, 8.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 13,248 37.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 9,955 28.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 9,915 27.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 295 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 2,134 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

Landlord type Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5,385 54.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 772 7.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 3,490 35.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 265 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Caloundra (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 24,516 69.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 7,281 20.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 1,046 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Caloundra (C) (Local Government Areas), 69.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.5% 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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