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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire)

Code SSC33176 (SSC)
People 2,624
Male 1,302
Female 1,322
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 2,330
People born overseas 508
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 65
Families 734
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,823
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $912
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
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People — demographics
People Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Total 2,624 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,302 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,322 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,624 people were usually resident in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 162 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 307 11.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 261 9.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,153 43.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 317 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 426 16.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.9% of people usually resident in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,330 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 508 19.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 65 2.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.4% were born overseas and 2.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,083 50.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 308 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 95 4.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 674 31.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 31.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australia 1,980 75.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 630 49.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 510 39.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 51 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 21 1.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 74 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 752 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,286 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,286 people aged 15 years and over in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.0% worked full-time, 39.7% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 1.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 752 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 471 -- 466 --
Family 1,066 -- 1,171 --
Household 912 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $471, the median family income was $1,066 and the median household income was $912.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 360 49.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 254 34.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 110 15.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 734 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 734 families in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 49.0% were couple families without children, 34.6% were couple families with children, 15.0% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,288 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,823 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,288 occupied private dwellings were counted in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 879 68.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 137 10.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 236 18.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 68.2% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 399 31.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 305 23.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 468 36.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 101 7.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 36.3% were rented.

Landlord type Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 316 67.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 0.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 137 29.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 67.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 727 56.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 280 21.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 67 5.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Peregian Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 56.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.2% 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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