2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Nambour

Code SSC31200 (SSC)
People 10,221
Male 4,827
Female 5,394
Median age 39
Families 2,658
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,575
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $847
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,221 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,827 47.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,394 52.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 396 3.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,221 people in Nambour (State Suburbs) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 768 7.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 627 6.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 666 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 638 6.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 576 5.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 673 6.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 637 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 635 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 625 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 630 6.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 624 6.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 588 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 579 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 488 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 413 4.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 363 3.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 306 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 387 3.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nambour (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,469 42.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 365 4.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,007 12.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 656 8.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,662 32.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nambour (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.5% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nambour (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,119 43.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 794 11.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,304 45.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Nambour (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nambour (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 120 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 603 22.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 133 4.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 100 3.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 423 15.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 2.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 85 3.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 211 7.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 282 10.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 67 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 630 23.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,717 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nambour (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 8,066 78.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,831 19.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 760 8.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 518 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,239 66.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nambour (State Suburbs), 66.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Nambour % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,285 51.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,504 33.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 273 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 382 8.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,444 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,444 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nambour (State Suburbs). Of these 51.4% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 471 11.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 464 11.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 572 14.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 765 18.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,515 37.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nambour (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Nambour (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,050 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 847 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nambour (State Suburbs) was $475.

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

Unpaid work Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,647 69.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,288 28.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 986 12.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,597 19.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nambour (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,583 19.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,042 25.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,030 12.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 991 12.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nambour (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,027 38.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 988 37.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 599 22.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 45 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nambour (State Suburbs), 37.2% were couple families with children, 38.6% were couple families without children and 22.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Nambour (State Suburbs) 12.7% of single parents were male and 87.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,672 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,730 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nambour (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,730 and those without children was $1,672.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 299 14.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 92 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 395 19.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 284 14.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 163 8.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 503 25.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 127 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 148 7.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Nambour (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,007 89.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 451 10.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Nambour (State Suburbs), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,803 70.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 239 6.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 953 23.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Nambour (State Suburbs), 70.0% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 28 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 232 5.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 912 22.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,809 45.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 925 23.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 102 2.5 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nambour (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 22.8% had 2 bedrooms and 45.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,044 26.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,260 31.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,509 37.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 65 1.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 128 3.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nambour (State Suburbs), 26.1% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 37.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,603 65.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,251 31.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 152 3.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Nambour (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.0% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nambour (State Suburbs), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.9 -- 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
None 462 11.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,684 42.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,215 30.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 491 12.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 154 3.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nambour (State Suburbs), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 396 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 198 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 198 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nambour (State Suburbs), there were 396 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 198 (or 50.0%) were male and 198 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 888 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nambour (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $888.

Mortgage and rent Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Nambour (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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