2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Statistical Area Level 3

Caloundra

Code 31602 (SA3)
People 70,040
Male 33,743
Female 36,297
Median age 42
Families 20,068
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 33,001
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $975
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,993
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Total 70,040 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 33,743 48.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 36,297 51.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,062 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 70,040 people in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,022 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,414 6.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,637 6.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,138 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,214 4.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,424 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,662 5.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,534 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,888 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 4,711 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,548 6.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,250 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,686 6.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,351 6.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,484 5.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,819 4.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,272 3.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,983 2.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 30,047 52.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,885 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 5,920 10.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,022 7.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 15,089 26.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 27,317 53.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 5,155 10.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 18,918 36.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 812 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,077 22.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 854 4.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,062 5.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,747 15.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 443 2.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 945 5.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 990 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,822 9.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 449 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,138 22.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 18,339 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.7% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 53,059 75.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,696 23.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,949 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,558 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 41,882 63.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 63.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 17,058 53.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 10,773 33.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,763 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,249 7.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 31,843 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 31,843 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,774 12.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,054 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,950 13.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,982 16.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 12,072 40.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 511 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,183 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 975 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) was $511.

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

Unpaid work Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 41,592 73.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15,976 28.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,355 11.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,384 18.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 11.2% 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 Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 11,684 20.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 15,385 27.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 8,092 14.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 6,430 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,334 46.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 7,427 37.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,058 15.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 250 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 37.0% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,797 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,013 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,013 and those without children was $1,797.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,625 15.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 728 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,322 19.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,969 11.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 998 6.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,956 29.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 873 5.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,291 7.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,165 85.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,470 14.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 85.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 19,348 71.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,375 12.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,822 14.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 615 2.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 71.2% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 89 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 854 3.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,220 19.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 11,614 42.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 8,967 33.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 419 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.2% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,900 36.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 7,802 28.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8,570 31.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 276 1.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 614 2.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 36.4% were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 19,738 72.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 6,526 24.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 898 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 24.0% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 28.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,993 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,751 6.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11,146 41.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 10,015 36.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3,505 12.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 745 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,063 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 518 48.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 545 51.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 1,063 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 518 (or 48.7%) were male and 545 (or 51.3%) 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 Caloundra % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,113 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,113.

Mortgage and rent Caloundra % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Caloundra (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

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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