2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Kawana

Code SSC30855 (SSC)
People 4,657
Male 2,205
Female 2,452
Median age 33
Families 1,190
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,803
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,047
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $230
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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,657 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,205 47.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,452 52.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 344 7.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,657 people in Kawana (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.4% of the population.

Age Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 361 7.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 332 7.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 328 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 303 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 369 7.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 396 8.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 318 6.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 310 6.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 282 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 256 5.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 299 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 265 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 215 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 141 3.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 127 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 102 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 125 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 129 2.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kawana (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,506 41.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 125 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 325 9.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 305 8.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,368 37.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kawana (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.5% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kawana (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,325 43.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 387 12.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,357 44.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kawana (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kawana (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 45 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 252 18.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 113 8.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 63 4.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 128 9.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 3.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 56 4.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 169 12.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 29 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 395 28.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,379 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kawana (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 16.9% in secondary school and 18.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,862 82.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 557 13.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 185 4.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 161 3.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,343 78.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kawana (State Suburbs), 78.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kawana % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,424 63.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 534 23.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 148 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 134 6.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,240 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,240 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kawana (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 23.8% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 186 8.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 142 6.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 208 9.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 518 24.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 905 42.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kawana (State Suburbs), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kawana (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 573 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,340 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,047 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kawana (State Suburbs) was $573.

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

Unpaid work Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,433 67.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,075 29.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 361 10.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 561 15.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kawana (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 752 20.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 918 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 405 11.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 355 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 Kawana (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% 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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 417 35.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 473 39.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 276 23.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kawana (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 23.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kawana % 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 Kawana (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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,925 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,019 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kawana (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,019 and those without children was $1,925.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 214 24.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 2.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 182 20.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 145 16.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 2.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 166 18.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 50 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 85 9.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Kawana (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,636 92.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 128 7.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Kawana (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,374 84.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 65 4.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 193 11.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kawana (State Suburbs), 84.0% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 2.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 242 14.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 947 57.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 374 22.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.8 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kawana (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.8% had 2 bedrooms and 57.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 372 22.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 505 30.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 688 42.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 1.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kawana (State Suburbs), 22.8% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 42.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,154 70.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 416 25.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 67 4.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Kawana (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.5% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kawana (State Suburbs), 26.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
None 157 9.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 637 38.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 558 34.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 234 14.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 50 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kawana (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 347 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 157 45.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 190 54.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kawana (State Suburbs), there were 347 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 157 (or 45.2%) were male and 190 (or 54.8%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 917 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kawana (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $917.

Mortgage and rent Kawana % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kawana (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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