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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ridgewood (Noosa Shire)

Code SSC37301 (SSC)
People 612
Male 317
Female 295
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 550
People born overseas 131
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 186
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $973
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,042
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Total 612 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 317 51.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 295 48.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 2.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 612 people were usually resident in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 33 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 102 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 63 10.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 260 42.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 99 16.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 57 9.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.1% of people usually resident in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 550 89.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 131 21.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.9% of people usually resident in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 239 49.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 60 12.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 18 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 159 33.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 12.5% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 33.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Australia 466 76.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 153 53.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 110 38.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 4 1.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 173 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 288 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 288 people aged 15 years and over in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.1% worked full-time, 38.2% worked part-time, 1.4% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 173 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 412 -- 466 --
Family 1,039 -- 1,171 --
Household 973 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $412, the median family income was $1,039 and the median household income was $973.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 85 45.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 73 39.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 24 12.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 186 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 186 families in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 45.7% were couple families without children, 39.2% were couple families with children, 12.9% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 243 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 266 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 243 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 240 98.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 1.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 99 40.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 83 34.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 44 18.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 5.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 40.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.1% were rented.

Landlord type Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 21 47.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 13 29.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 22.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,042 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,042. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 181 74.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 37 15.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ridgewood (Noosa Shire) (State Suburbs), 74.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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