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Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Kawana

Code 309056728 (SLA)
People 22,593
Male 10,984
Female 11,609
Median age 40
Families 6,517
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 10,156
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,095
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $365
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Total 22,593 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,984 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,609 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 304 1.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 22,593 people in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,399 6.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,371 6.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,412 6.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,395 6.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,276 5.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,328 5.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,301 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,514 6.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,551 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,611 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,560 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,323 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,375 6.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,219 5.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 933 4.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 791 3.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 694 3.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 538 2.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,453 51.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 607 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,779 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,177 6.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,390 29.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,633 51.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,946 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,288 37.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 281 4.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,200 20.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 242 4.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 408 7.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 832 14.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 111 1.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 369 6.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 345 5.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 710 12.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 149 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,183 20.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,830 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 17,510 77.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,875 22.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,645 7.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,203 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 13,775 64.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 64.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kawana % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,048 54.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,620 32.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 628 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 748 6.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,044 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 11,044 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 54.8% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,268 12.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,017 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,334 13.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,653 16.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,393 42.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 550 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,310 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,095 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) was $550.

Travel to work, top responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,762 74.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,210 28.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,995 10.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,350 18.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,022 21.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,175 28.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,533 13.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,031 11.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,935 45.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,537 38.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 955 14.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 90 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 38.9% were couple families with children, 45.0% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,885 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,129 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,129 and those without children was $1,885.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 928 17.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 240 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,146 20.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 699 12.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 302 5.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,413 25.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 305 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 441 8.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 20.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,754 88.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,134 11.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 88.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,679 76.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,359 15.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 678 7.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 37 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 76.3% were separate houses, 15.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 184 2.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,403 16.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,175 47.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,854 32.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 125 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,067 35.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,590 29.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,855 32.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 69 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 174 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 35.0% were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 32.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 6,407 73.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,986 22.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 363 4.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 73.2% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 25.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 365 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.3 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
None 494 5.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,401 38.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,397 38.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,238 14.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 225 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 304 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 160 52.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 144 47.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), there were 304 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 160 (or 52.6%) were male and 144 (or 47.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 991 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $991.

Mortgage and rent Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kawana (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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