2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Castaways Beach

Code SSC30338 (SSC)
People 606
Male 293
Female 313
Median age 47
Families 186
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 280
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,304
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $493
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Total 606 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 293 48.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 313 51.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 606 people in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 3.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 40 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 48 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 51 8.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 2.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3 0.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 3.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 4.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 39 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 82 13.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 63 10.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 63 10.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 48 7.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 5.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 26 4.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 309 63.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 48 9.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 3.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 111 22.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.2% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 281 64.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 51 11.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 107 24.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 54 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 21 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 54 years.

Education Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 7 4.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 25 14.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 10.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 26 14.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 14 8.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 8.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 6.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 4.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 9.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 31 17.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 175 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.6% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 447 73.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 158 28.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 51 9.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 24 4.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 330 58.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 58.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 148 48.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 123 40.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 306 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 306 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 48.4% were employed full time, 40.2% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 16.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 34 11.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 13.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 42 14.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 111 38.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 16.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,455 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,304 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) was $578.

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

Unpaid work Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 388 79.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 143 29.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 42 8.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 111 22.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 108 22.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 151 30.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 76 15.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 48 9.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 30.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 92 49.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 77 41.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 8.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 41.2% were couple families with children, 49.2% were couple families without children and 8.0% were one parent families.

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

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,562 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,285 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,285 and those without children was $1,562.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 16.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 6.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 20.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 13.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 8.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 40 23.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 4.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 6.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.2% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 209 79.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 54 20.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 79.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 206 98.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.9 181,717 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 Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 98.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 4.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 92 44.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 102 48.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 94 44.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 76 35.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 36 17.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 44.3% were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 17.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 184 87.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 10.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.6% were family households, 10.5% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 21.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.0% 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 Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 493 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 1.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 53 24.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 118 55.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 16.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 55.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.4% 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 Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Castaways Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Castaways Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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