2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Airlie Beach

Code UCL300200 (UCL)
People 2,751
Male 1,502
Female 1,249
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 2,074
People born overseas 562
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,138
Families 634
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,910
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,099
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,478
Median weekly rent $255
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Airlie Beach % Australia %
Total 2,751 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,502 54.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,249 45.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,751 people were usually resident in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 54.6% were male and 45.4% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Airlie Beach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 155 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 258 9.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 419 15.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,463 53.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 305 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 153 5.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.0% of people usually resident in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Airlie Beach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,074 75.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 562 20.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,138 41.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 75.4% of people usually resident in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 20.4% were born overseas and 41.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Airlie Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 895 38.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 355 15.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 31 1.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,059 45.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.2% were either separated or divorced, 1.3% were widowed and 45.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Airlie Beach % Australia %
Australia 1,796 65.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Airlie Beach % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Airlie Beach % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Airlie Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,063 66.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 358 22.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 70 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 42 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 63 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 407 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,596 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,596 people aged 15 years and over in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 66.6% worked full-time, 22.4% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 407 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Airlie Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Airlie Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Airlie Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 585 -- 466 --
Family 1,192 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,099 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $585, the median family income was $1,192 and the median household income was $1,099.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Airlie Beach % Australia %
Couple family without children 337 53.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 206 32.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 71 11.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 3.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 634 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 634 families in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 53.2% were couple families without children, 32.5% were couple families with children, 11.2% were one parent families and 3.2% 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 Airlie Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,760 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,910 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,760 occupied private dwellings were counted in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Airlie Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 713 40.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 130 7.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 426 24.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 488 27.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.5% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.2% were flats, units or apartments and 27.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Airlie Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 385 21.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 314 17.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 654 37.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 56 3.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 352 20.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.8% were owned with a mortgage and 37.2% were rented.

Landlord type Airlie Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 268 41.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 14 2.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 338 51.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 32 4.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Airlie Beach % Australia %
Median weekly rent 255 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,478 -- 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 Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $255. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,478. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Airlie Beach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 627 35.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 236 13.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 121 6.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Airlie Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.4% were single (or lone) person households and 6.9% 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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