2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire)

Code SSC35209 (SSC)
People 5,383
Male 2,600
Female 2,783
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 4,869
People born overseas 450
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 1,420
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,230
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $730
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $155
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People — demographics
People Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Total 5,383 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,600 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,783 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 320 5.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,383 people were usually resident in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 5.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 313 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 841 15.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 649 12.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,969 36.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 617 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 994 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,869 90.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 450 8.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.5% of people usually resident in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.4% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,008 47.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 559 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 390 9.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,270 30.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 9.2% were widowed and 30.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Australia 4,592 85.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,362 60.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 616 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 79 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 74 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 118 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,696 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,249 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,249 people aged 15 years and over in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.6% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 1,696 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 380 -- 466 --
Family 981 -- 1,171 --
Household 730 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $380, the median family income was $981 and the median household income was $730.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 578 40.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 523 36.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 282 19.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 37 2.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,420 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,420 families in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 40.7% were couple families without children, 36.8% were couple families with children, 19.9% were one parent families and 2.6% 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 Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,074 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,230 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,074 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,769 85.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 40 1.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 210 10.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 55 2.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs), 85.3% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 697 33.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 495 23.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 755 36.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 119 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Landlord type Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 315 41.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 125 16.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 292 38.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 21 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 155 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $155. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,391 67.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 560 27.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 61 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Beaudesert Shire) (State Suburbs), 67.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.0% 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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