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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire)

Code SSC36007 (SSC)
People 595
Male 311
Female 284
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 518
People born overseas 97
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 157
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 288
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $933
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,358
Median weekly rent $215
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Total 595 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 311 52.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 284 47.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 595 people were usually resident in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 52.3% were male and 47.7% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 3.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 117 19.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 61 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 224 37.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 83 13.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 89 15.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.0% of people usually resident in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 518 87.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 97 16.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 3.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.1% of people usually resident in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.3% were born overseas and 3.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 285 62.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 49 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 26 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 94 20.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 20.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australia 449 75.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 128 49.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 101 39.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 11 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 179 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 257 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 257 people aged 15 years and over in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.8% worked full-time, 39.3% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 179 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 388 -- 466 --
Family 1,139 -- 1,171 --
Household 933 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $388, the median family income was $1,139 and the median household income was $933.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 70 44.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 72 45.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 12 7.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 157 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 157 families in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 44.6% were couple families without children, 45.9% were couple families with children, 7.6% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 276 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 288 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 276 occupied private dwellings were counted in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 206 74.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 67 24.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 74.6% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 24.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 146 52.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 69 25.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 44 15.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 5.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 52.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.9% were rented.

Landlord type Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 12 27.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 29 65.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 27.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 65.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 215 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,358 -- 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 Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $215. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,358. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 153 55.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 48 17.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Forest Glen (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 55.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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