2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Peregian Springs

Code SSC31314 (SSC)
People 3,949
Male 1,941
Female 2,008
Median age 37
Families 1,140
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,549
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,340
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,949 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,941 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,008 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 0.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,949 people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 342 8.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 446 11.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 342 8.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 204 5.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 90 2.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 116 2.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 202 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 401 10.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 342 8.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 259 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 191 4.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 225 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 246 6.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 188 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 139 3.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 98 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 71 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 46 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,835 65.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 91 3.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 223 7.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 112 4.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 561 19.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 65.0% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,677 65.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 258 10.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 640 24.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 79 6.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 353 27.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 42 3.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 177 13.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 86 6.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 40 3.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 132 10.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 44 3.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 106 8.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 215 16.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,293 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.2% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,729 69.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,198 31.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 308 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 231 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,014 53.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 53.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 953 55.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 581 34.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 75 4.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 99 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,708 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,708 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 215 13.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 156 9.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 206 12.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 252 15.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 695 43.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 594 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,378 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,340 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) was $594.

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

Unpaid work Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,223 78.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,153 40.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 254 9.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 527 18.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.9% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 609 21.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 786 27.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 455 16.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 375 13.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 458 40.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 545 47.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 133 11.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 47.8% were couple families with children, 40.2% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs) 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,987 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,991 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,991 and those without children was $1,987.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 159 15.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 225 22.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 143 14.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 69 6.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 241 24.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 41 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 83 8.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,297 86.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 203 13.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 86.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,166 89.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 131 10.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 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 Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 10.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 109 8.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 347 26.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 820 63.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 0.9 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 8.4% had 2 bedrooms and 26.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 388 29.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 449 34.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 440 33.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 29.9% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 33.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,129 87.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 147 11.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 1.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.0% were family households, 11.3% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 18.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.7% 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 Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 450 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.3 -- 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 Springs % Queensland % Australia %
None 24 1.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 441 33.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 640 49.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 170 13.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% 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 Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 30 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 63.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 11 36.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), there were 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 63.3%) were male and 11 (or 36.7%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,949 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,949.

Mortgage and rent Peregian Springs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 460 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Peregian Springs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $460 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,257.

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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