2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire)

Code SSC33006 (SSC)
People 3,338
Male 1,701
Female 1,637
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 2,748
People born overseas 577
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 345
Families 771
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,605
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,021
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,421
Median weekly rent $240
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People — demographics
People Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Total 3,338 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,701 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,637 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,338 people were usually resident in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 115 3.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 319 9.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 646 19.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,443 43.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 394 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 420 12.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.0% of people usually resident in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,748 82.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 577 17.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 345 10.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.3% of people usually resident in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.3% were born overseas and 10.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,094 37.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 450 15.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 124 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,236 42.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 15.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 42.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australia 2,452 73.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,097 58.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 556 29.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 66 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 120 6.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 770 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,888 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,888 people aged 15 years and over in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.1% worked full-time, 29.4% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.4% were unemployed. 770 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 540 -- 466 --
Family 1,212 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,021 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $540, the median family income was $1,212 and the median household income was $1,021.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 372 48.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 259 33.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 121 15.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 2.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 771 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 771 families in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were couple families without children, 33.6% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,977 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,605 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,977 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 593 30.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 69 3.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,220 61.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 92 4.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 30.0% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 61.7% were flats, units or apartments and 4.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 433 21.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 334 16.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 899 45.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 46 2.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 265 13.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 21.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.9% were owned with a mortgage and 45.5% were rented.

Landlord type Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 479 53.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 14 1.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 382 42.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 23 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,421 -- 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 Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,421. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 762 38.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 454 23.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 159 8.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alexandra Headland (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.0% were single (or lone) person households and 8.0% 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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