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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Forrest Beach (Qld)

Code SSC30621 (SSC)
People 1,233
Male 622
Female 611
Median age 46
Families 358
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 593
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $856
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $230
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 Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,233 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 622 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 611 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 73 5.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,233 people in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.9% of the population.

Age Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 86 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 77 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 88 7.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 73 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 30 2.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 48 3.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 50 4.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 65 5.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 89 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 71 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 89 7.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110 8.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 116 9.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 99 8.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 59 4.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 44 3.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 538 54.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 30 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 109 11.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 58 5.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 254 25.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.4% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 496 55.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 103 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 300 33.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 2.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 85 28.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 12.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 44 14.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 9.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 1.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 4.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 5.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 57 19.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 296 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) 24.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.1% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,046 84.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 173 14.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 42 3.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 877 75.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 306 58.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 155 29.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 7.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 20 3.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 521 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 521 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 58 11.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 45 9.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 58 11.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 62 12.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 238 47.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 452 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 980 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 856 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $452.

Travel to work, top responses Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 737 74.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 254 25.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 128 13.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 254 25.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 149 15.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 259 26.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 155 15.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 175 17.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 194 54.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 115 32.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 50 13.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.0% were couple families with children, 54.0% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,899 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,023 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,023 and those without children was $1,899.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 46 14.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 4.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 50 16.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 44 14.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 6.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 101 32.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 4.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 497 86.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 76 13.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 86.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 480 96.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 3.0 181,717 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 Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 96.4% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 22 4.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 108 21.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 262 52.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 91 18.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 21.7% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 224 45.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 125 25.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 137 27.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 45.0% were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 356 71.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 127 25.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.3% were family households, 25.5% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 34.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 24 4.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 201 40.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 196 39.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 64 12.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), 40.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.4% 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 Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 73 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 36 49.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 37 50.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 73 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 36 (or 49.3%) were male and 37 (or 50.7%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Forrest Beach (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,467 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Forrest Beach (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,467.

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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