2011 Census QuickStats

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Diamond Beach

Code SSC10715 (SSC)
People 849
Male 413
Female 436
Median age 46
Families 250
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 436
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,082
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 849 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 413 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 436 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 2.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 849 people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 5.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 36 4.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 70 8.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 67 7.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 24 2.8 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 30 3.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 26 3.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 55 6.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 50 5.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 81 9.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 75 8.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 92 10.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 71 8.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 5.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 29 3.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 26 3.1 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 2.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 391 56.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 69 9.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 182 26.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 351 57.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 65 10.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 198 32.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 8 3.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 46 18.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 1.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 2.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 70 28.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 2.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 2.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 5.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 3.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 21.5 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 246 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.4% were in primary school, 34.1% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 707 83.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 118 14.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 59 7.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 44 5.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 589 72.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 72.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 198 48.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 165 40.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 20 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 6.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 410 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 410 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 48.3% were employed full time, 40.2% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 66 17.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 9.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 57 15.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 63 16.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 134 35.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,170 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,082 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) was $507.

Travel to work, top responses Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 557 80.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 191 27.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 87 12.5 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 174 25.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 144 20.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 183 26.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 130 18.7 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 102 14.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 117 46.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 95 38.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 38 15.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 38.0% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs) 13.5% of single parents were male and 86.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,416 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,888 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,888 and those without children was $1,416.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 12.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 9.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 50 23.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 9.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 7.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 25.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 7.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.1% had both partners employed full-time, 9.3% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 313 73.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 115 26.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 73.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 271 86.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 32 10.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 2.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 86.6% were separate houses, 10.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 2.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 37 11.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 134 42.9 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 133 42.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 11.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 110 35.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 100 32.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 95 30.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 35.3% were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 246 78.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 61 19.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 26.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 11.6 -- 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 10.5 -- 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4 1.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 113 36.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 133 42.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 50 16.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 3.8 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 42.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 57.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 42.9%) were male and 12 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,041 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Diamond Beach % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Diamond Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,842.

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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