2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Beaudesert

Code UCL304000 (UCL)
People 5,388
Male 2,610
Female 2,778
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 4,875
People born overseas 458
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 1,454
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,269
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $744
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Beaudesert % Australia %
Total 5,388 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,610 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,778 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 313 5.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,388 people were usually resident in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 5.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Beaudesert % Australia %
People
0-4 years 317 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 862 16.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 667 12.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,000 37.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 624 11.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 917 17.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Beaudesert % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,875 90.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 458 8.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.5% of people usually resident in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 8.5% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Beaudesert % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,078 49.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 538 12.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 325 7.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,268 30.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.8% were either separated or divorced, 7.7% were widowed and 30.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Beaudesert % Australia %
Australia 4,610 85.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Beaudesert % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Beaudesert % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,382 59.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 658 28.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 82 3.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 68 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 122 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,637 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,312 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,312 people aged 15 years and over in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.8% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 3.5% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 1,637 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Beaudesert % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Beaudesert % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 389 -- 466 --
Family 998 -- 1,171 --
Household 744 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $389, the median family income was $998 and the median household income was $744.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Beaudesert % Australia %
Couple family without children 587 40.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 549 37.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 283 19.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 35 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,454 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,454 families in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 40.4% were couple families without children, 37.8% were couple families with children, 19.5% were one parent families and 2.4% were other families.

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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 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,101 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,269 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,101 occupied private dwellings were counted in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Beaudesert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,804 85.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 41 2.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 200 9.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 56 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 (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.9% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Beaudesert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 729 34.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 527 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 732 34.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 104 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.8% were rented.

Landlord type Beaudesert % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 320 43.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 117 16.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 276 37.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 17 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 43.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Beaudesert % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 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 (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. 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 % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,432 68.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 557 26.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 59 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Beaudesert (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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