2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Peregian Beach

Code SSC31313 (SSC)
People 3,531
Male 1,771
Female 1,760
Median age 42
Families 994
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,892
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,073
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,921
Median weekly rent $318
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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,531 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,771 50.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,760 49.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,531 people in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 200 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 281 8.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 241 6.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 206 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 135 3.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 125 3.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 166 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 258 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 320 9.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 317 9.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 273 7.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 246 7.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 222 6.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 176 5.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 151 4.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 108 3.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 61 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 45 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,419 50.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 110 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 317 11.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 98 3.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 862 30.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.6% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,273 50.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 322 12.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 912 36.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 45 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 198 19.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 48 4.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 110 10.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 96 9.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 4.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 85 8.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 4.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 99 9.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 232 22.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,026 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 13.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,585 73.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 803 24.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 284 8.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 222 6.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,985 60.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 60.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 838 48.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 662 38.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 84 4.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 133 7.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,717 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,717 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 48.8% were employed full time, 38.6% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 250 15.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 195 12.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 212 13.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 215 13.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 626 39.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 15.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 573 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,279 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,073 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,231 79.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 873 31.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 295 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 640 22.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.1% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 636 22.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 837 29.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 452 16.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 306 10.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 29.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 423 42.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 402 40.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 160 16.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 40.4% were couple families with children, 42.6% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,702 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,205 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,205 and those without children was $1,702.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 125 15.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 62 7.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 176 21.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 95 11.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 66 8.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 206 24.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 38 4.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 59 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.1% had both partners employed full-time, 7.5% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,339 75.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 439 24.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 75.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,039 77.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 79 5.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 216 16.2 181,717 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 Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 77.7% were separate houses, 5.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 2.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 280 20.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 583 43.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 425 31.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 0.8 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 Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.9% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% 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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 433 32.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 414 30.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 468 35.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 1.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 32.4% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 973 72.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 296 22.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 70 5.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 5.2% were group households.

Household income Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 23.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% 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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 318 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,921 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 44 3.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 503 37.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 576 43.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 186 13.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 2.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.9% 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 Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 37.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 62.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 37.5%) were male and 10 (or 62.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Peregian Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,767 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Peregian Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,767.

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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