2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Woombye (Maroochy Shire)

Code SSC37993 (SSC)
People 2,094
Male 1,055
Female 1,039
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 1,908
People born overseas 275
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 594
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 872
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,002
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
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People — demographics
People Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Total 2,094 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,055 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,039 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,094 people were usually resident in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 139 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 308 14.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 256 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 847 40.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 242 11.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 303 14.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.3% of people usually resident in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,908 91.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 275 13.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.1% of people usually resident in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.1% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 874 53.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 241 14.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 90 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 440 26.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were married, 14.6% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 26.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Australia 1,706 81.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 572 56.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 335 33.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 41 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 19 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 47 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 553 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,014 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,014 people aged 15 years and over in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.4% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 553 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 423 -- 466 --
Family 1,088 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,002 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $423, the median family income was $1,088 and the median household income was $1,002.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Couple family without children 223 37.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 268 45.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 100 16.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 594 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 594 families in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs): of these 37.5% were couple families without children, 45.1% were couple families with children, 16.8% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 804 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 872 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 804 occupied private dwellings were counted in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 714 88.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 3.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 8 1.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 55 6.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 88.8% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 313 38.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 262 32.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 183 22.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.8% were rented.

Landlord type Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 89 48.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 1.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 83 45.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 4.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 45.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woombye (Maroochy Shire) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 580 72.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 137 17.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 35 4.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Woombye (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburbs), 72.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.0% were single (or lone) person households and 4.4% 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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