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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire)

Code SSC33201 (SSC)
People 2,359
Male 1,178
Female 1,181
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 1,813
People born overseas 440
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 164
Families 556
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,701
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $974
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,404
Median weekly rent $240
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Total 2,359 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,178 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,181 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,359 people were usually resident in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 129 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 271 11.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 268 11.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,074 45.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 314 13.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 303 12.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.0% of people usually resident in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,813 76.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 440 18.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 164 7.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 76.9% of people usually resident in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.7% were born overseas and 7.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 831 42.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 341 17.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 65 3.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 725 37.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 17.4% were either separated or divorced, 3.3% were widowed and 37.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australia 1,567 66.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 581 51.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 413 36.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 40 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 64 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 551 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,120 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,120 people aged 15 years and over in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 51.9% worked full-time, 36.9% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 551 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 518 -- 466 --
Family 1,115 -- 1,171 --
Household 974 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $518, the median family income was $1,115 and the median household income was $974.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 262 47.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 185 33.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 102 18.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 556 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 556 families in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 47.1% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 18.3% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,186 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,701 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,186 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 660 55.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 167 14.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 359 30.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 55.6% were separate houses, 14.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 30.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 322 27.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 203 17.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 459 38.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 188 15.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 27.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.1% were owned with a mortgage and 38.7% were rented.

Landlord type Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 298 64.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 28 6.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 125 27.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,404 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,404. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 554 46.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 260 21.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 73 6.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sunshine Beach (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 46.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.9% were single (or lone) person households and 6.2% 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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