2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Dicky Beach (Caloundra City)

Code SSC33066 (SSC)
People 1,490
Male 683
Female 807
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 1,306
People born overseas 226
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38
Families 347
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 898
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $679
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $223
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People — demographics
People Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Total 1,490 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 683 45.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 807 54.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,490 people were usually resident in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs): of these 45.8% were male and 54.2% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 64 4.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 166 11.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 168 11.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 499 33.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 173 11.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 419 28.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.4% of people usually resident in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 39.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,306 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 226 15.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 38 2.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.2% were born overseas and 2.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 543 43.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 203 16.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 182 14.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 330 26.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were married, 16.1% were either separated or divorced, 14.5% were widowed and 26.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Australia 1,155 77.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 303 52.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 198 34.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 24 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 15 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 41 7.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 581 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 581 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 581 people aged 15 years and over in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.2% worked full-time, 34.1% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.1% were unemployed. 581 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 372 -- 466 --
Family 1,054 -- 1,171 --
Household 679 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $372, the median family income was $1,054 and the median household income was $679.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 158 45.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 112 32.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 73 21.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 347 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 347 families in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs): of these 45.5% were couple families without children, 32.3% were couple families with children, 21.0% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 739 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 898 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 739 occupied private dwellings were counted in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 381 51.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 135 18.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 79 10.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 141 19.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.4 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 51.6% were separate houses, 18.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.7% were flats, units or apartments and 19.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 318 43.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 97 13.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 241 32.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 21 2.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 8.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 43.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 13.1% were owned with a mortgage and 32.6% were rented.

Landlord type Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 93 38.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 31 12.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 114 47.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 223 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 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 Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $223. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 338 45.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 221 29.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Dicky Beach (Caloundra City) (State Suburbs), 45.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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