2006 Census QuickStats

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Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L)

Code UCL163230 (UCL)
People 673
Male 335
Female 338
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 576
People born overseas 67
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 179
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 911
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $728
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,325
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Total 673 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 335 49.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 338 50.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 673 people were usually resident in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 38 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 77 11.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 68 10.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 263 39.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 95 14.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 131 19.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.1% of people usually resident in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 576 85.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 67 10.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.6% of people usually resident in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.0% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 327 58.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 77 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 25 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 128 23.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 23.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Australia 541 80.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 131 47.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 100 36.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 21 7.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 18 6.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 226 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 277 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 277 people aged 15 years and over in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 47.3% worked full-time, 36.1% worked part-time, 7.6% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 226 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 466 --
Family 927 -- 1,171 --
Household 728 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $384, the median family income was $927 and the median household income was $728.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 96 53.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 57 31.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 26 14.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 179 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 179 families in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.6% were couple families without children, 31.8% were couple families with children, 14.5% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 306 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 911 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 306 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 211 69.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 7.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 46 15.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 27 8.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.0% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 129 42.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 60 19.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 83 27.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 9.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Landlord type Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 43 51.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 34 41.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,325 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,325. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 179 58.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 57 18.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pacific Palms-Blueys Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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