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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire)

Code SSC33126 (SSC)
People 7,376
Male 3,724
Female 3,652
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 6,057
People born overseas 1,406
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 730
Families 1,832
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,645
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $889
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
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People — demographics
People Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Total 7,376 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,724 50.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,652 49.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 87 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,376 people were usually resident in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 281 3.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 639 8.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,302 17.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,012 40.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,055 14.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,085 14.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.5% of people usually resident in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,057 82.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,406 19.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 730 9.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.1% of people usually resident in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.1% were born overseas and 9.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,482 38.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,127 17.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 317 4.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,529 39.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 17.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.9% were widowed and 39.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australia 5,253 71.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,252 56.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,278 32.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 124 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 75 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 231 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,912 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,960 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,960 people aged 15 years and over in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.9% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 1,912 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 484 -- 466 --
Family 1,091 -- 1,171 --
Household 889 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $484, the median family income was $1,091 and the median household income was $889.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 906 49.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 521 28.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 368 20.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 37 2.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,832 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,832 families in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were couple families without children, 28.4% were couple families with children, 20.1% were one parent families and 2.0% 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 Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,315 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,645 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,315 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,385 32.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 485 11.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,240 51.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 205 4.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 32.1% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,129 26.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 655 15.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,877 43.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 96 2.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 557 12.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 26.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.2% were owned with a mortgage and 43.5% were rented.

Landlord type Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,051 56.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 180 9.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 579 30.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 66 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,809 41.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 987 22.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 333 7.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mooloolaba (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 41.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.9% were single (or lone) person households and 7.7% 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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