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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Mission Beach (L)

Code UCL339200 (UCL)
People 515
Male 275
Female 240
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 420
People born overseas 76
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 86
Families 117
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 362
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $821
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,018
Median weekly rent $205
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Total 515 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 275 53.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 240 46.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 515 people were usually resident in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 50 9.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 51 9.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 41 8.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 229 44.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 84 16.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 62 12.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.6% of people usually resident in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 420 81.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 76 14.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 86 16.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.6% of people usually resident in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.8% were born overseas and 16.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 230 55.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 48 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 23 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 119 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Australia 364 70.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mission Beach (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mission Beach (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 138 59.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 68 29.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 3.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 117 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 233 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 233 people aged 15 years and over in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.2% worked full-time, 29.2% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.0% were unemployed. 117 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 458 -- 466 --
Family 1,006 -- 1,171 --
Household 821 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $458, the median family income was $1,006 and the median household income was $821.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 68 58.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 39 33.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 10 8.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 117 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 117 families in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 58.1% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 8.5% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 322 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 362 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 322 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 164 50.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 17 5.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 137 42.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 50.9% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 42.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 140 43.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 52 16.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 67 20.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 18.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.1% were owned with a mortgage and 20.8% were rented.

Landlord type Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 36 53.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 4.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 34.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 7.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 205 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,018 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $205. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,018. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mission Beach (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 117 36.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 50 15.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mission Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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