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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Beerwah (Caloundra City)

Code SSC35219 (SSC)
People 4,261
Male 2,117
Female 2,144
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 3,753
People born overseas 615
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 1,208
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,647
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $859
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,127
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Total 4,261 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,117 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,144 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,261 people were usually resident in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 270 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 618 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 533 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,647 38.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 549 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 646 15.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.8% of people usually resident in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,753 88.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 615 14.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.1% of people usually resident in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.4% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,842 54.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 429 12.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 179 5.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 922 27.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were married, 12.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.3% were widowed and 27.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Australia 3,361 78.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,043 55.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 610 32.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 68 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 61 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 100 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,268 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,882 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,882 people aged 15 years and over in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.4% worked full-time, 32.4% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 1,268 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 466 --
Family 950 -- 1,171 --
Household 859 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $384, the median family income was $950 and the median household income was $859.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 497 41.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 512 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 191 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,208 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,208 families in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs): of these 41.1% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 15.8% 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 Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,571 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,647 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,571 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,446 92.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 55 3.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 66 4.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 92.0% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 543 34.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 546 34.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 381 24.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.3% were rented.

Landlord type Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 190 49.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 48 12.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 133 34.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,127 -- 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 Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beerwah (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,187 75.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 261 16.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 55 3.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beerwah (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 75.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.5% 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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