2006 Census QuickStats

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Brunswick Heads

Code UCL114400 (UCL)
People 1,614
Male 790
Female 824
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 1,416
People born overseas 214
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 416
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 998
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $548
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,114
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Total 1,614 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 790 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 824 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,614 people were usually resident in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Brunswick Heads % Australia %
People
0-4 years 77 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 167 10.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 144 8.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 625 38.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 226 14.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 373 23.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.1% of people usually resident in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 37.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,416 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 214 13.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 1.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 13.3% were born overseas and 1.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Brunswick Heads % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 520 38.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 299 21.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 126 9.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 417 30.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 21.9% were either separated or divorced, 9.2% were widowed and 30.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Australia 1,274 78.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Brunswick Heads % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Brunswick Heads % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Brunswick Heads % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 294 45.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 256 39.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 21 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 17 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 60 9.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 618 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 648 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 648 people aged 15 years and over in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 45.4% worked full-time, 39.5% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.3% were unemployed. 618 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Brunswick Heads % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 339 -- 466 --
Family 750 -- 1,171 --
Household 548 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $339, the median family income was $750 and the median household income was $548.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Couple family without children 183 44.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 119 28.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 106 25.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 416 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 416 families in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.0% were couple families without children, 28.6% were couple families with children, 25.5% were one parent families and 1.9% were other families.

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Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 892 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 998 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 892 occupied private dwellings were counted in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 418 46.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 4.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 231 25.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 200 22.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.9% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.9% were flats, units or apartments and 22.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 344 38.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 109 12.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 379 42.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 6.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 12.2% were owned with a mortgage and 42.5% were rented.

Landlord type Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 230 60.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 33 8.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 105 27.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 60.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,114 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,114. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brunswick Heads % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 406 45.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 315 35.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 36 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Brunswick Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.3% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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