2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Broadbeach

Code SSC30238 (SSC)
People 4,614
Male 2,365
Female 2,249
Median age 37
Families 1,038
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 3,846
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $1,028
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,746
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,614 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,365 51.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,249 48.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 1.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,614 people in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 128 2.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 83 1.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 99 2.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 115 2.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 567 12.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 666 14.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 471 10.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 300 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 269 5.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 242 5.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 264 5.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 290 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 276 6.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 236 5.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 208 4.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 171 3.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 138 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 92 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 6.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,435 33.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 161 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 509 11.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 268 6.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,923 44.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 33.4% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,115 32.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 524 15.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,809 52.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 9 0.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 89 7.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 0.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 1.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 49 3.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 1.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 118 9.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 251 19.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 57 4.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 645 51.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,265 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 9.0% were in primary school, 5.6% in secondary school and 29.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,436 52.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,706 43.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 263 6.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 216 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,768 44.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 44.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,524 59.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 725 28.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 125 4.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 181 7.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,555 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,555 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Broadbeach (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 185 7.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 241 10.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 297 12.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 423 17.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,101 46.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 661 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,302 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,028 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Broadbeach (State Suburbs) was $661.

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

Unpaid work Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,682 62.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 565 13.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 263 6.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 518 12.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 13.1% provided care for children and 6.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,119 26.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,024 23.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 342 8.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 199 4.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 679 65.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 172 16.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 153 14.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 3.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 16.6% were couple families with children, 65.4% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,740 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,223 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,223 and those without children was $1,740.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 202 23.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 5.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 127 14.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 93 10.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 53 6.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 212 24.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 41 4.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 73 8.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 14.9% 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 Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,121 62.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,277 37.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 62.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 37.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 19 0.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 2.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,049 96.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 0.9% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 96.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 408 19.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,357 64.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 258 12.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32 1.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 2.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 19.3% had 1 bedroom, 64.0% had 2 bedrooms and 12.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.9. The average household size was 1.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 510 24.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 342 16.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,194 56.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 2.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 24.1% were owned outright, 16.1% were owned with a mortgage and 56.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,024 48.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 823 38.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 271 12.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.3% were family households, 38.9% were single person households and 12.8% were group households.

Household income Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 26.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 72.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 27.2 -- 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 Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,746 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
None 319 15.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,081 51.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 528 24.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 107 5.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 86 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), 51.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.0% 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 Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 60.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 17 39.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Broadbeach (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 60.5%) were male and 17 (or 39.5%) were female. The median age was 33 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,025 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,025.

Mortgage and rent Broadbeach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 355 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Broadbeach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $355 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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