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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Currimundi (Caloundra City)

Code SSC33061 (SSC)
People 6,660
Male 3,214
Female 3,446
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 5,921
People born overseas 1,108
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24
Families 1,903
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,733
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $863
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $260
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People — demographics
People Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Total 6,660 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,214 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,446 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 98 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,660 people were usually resident in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 411 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 991 14.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 783 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,516 37.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 696 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,263 19.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,921 88.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,108 16.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.9% of people usually resident in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,795 53.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 708 13.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 367 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,388 26.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.5% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 26.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Australia 5,254 78.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,626 55.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 976 33.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 82 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 73 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 182 6.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,082 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,939 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,939 people aged 15 years and over in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.3% worked full-time, 33.2% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. 2,082 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 399 -- 466 --
Family 1,016 -- 1,171 --
Household 863 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $399, the median family income was $1,016 and the median household income was $863.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 783 41.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 745 39.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 362 19.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,903 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,903 families in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs): of these 41.1% were couple families without children, 39.1% were couple families with children, 19.0% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,497 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,733 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,497 occupied private dwellings were counted in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,055 82.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 273 10.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 166 6.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 82.3% were separate houses, 10.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 900 36.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 748 30.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 722 28.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 22 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 106 4.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Landlord type Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 429 59.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 63 8.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 213 29.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $260. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Currimundi (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,875 75.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 485 19.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 69 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Currimundi (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 75.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.4% 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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