2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Nambour

Code UCL313006 (UCL)
People 16,250
Male 7,685
Female 8,565
Median age 39
Families 4,374
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,984
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $922
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,712
Median weekly rent $280
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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Total 16,250 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,685 47.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,565 52.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 519 3.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,250 people in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,224 7.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,084 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,042 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,051 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 869 5.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 995 6.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,011 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,062 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,049 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,069 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 990 6.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 950 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 931 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 765 4.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 646 4.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 545 3.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 441 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 526 3.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,025 46.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 544 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,461 11.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 923 7.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,946 30.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 15.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,482 47.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,192 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,862 42.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 187 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 993 22.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 217 4.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 200 4.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 638 14.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 130 2.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 194 4.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 323 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 437 9.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 119 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 973 22.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,411 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.0% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 17.3% 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 12,879 79.3 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 2,904 19.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,205 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 825 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,119 67.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.3% 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 3,863 52.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,497 33.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 428 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 579 7.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,367 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,367 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.4% were employed full time, 33.9% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 820 12.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 744 11.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 939 13.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,243 18.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,621 38.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.6% 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 (Urban Centres and Localities) 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 489 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,131 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 922 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) was $489.

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) 9,228 71.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,804 29.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,603 12.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,660 20.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% 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 2,518 19.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,406 26.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,693 13.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,610 12.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% 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 1,700 38.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,733 39.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 880 20.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.6% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 20.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.8% of single parents were male and 86.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,698 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,796 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,796 and those without children was $1,698.

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 551 16.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 152 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 730 21.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 493 14.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 265 7.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 808 23.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 201 5.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 237 6.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 6,157 90.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 633 9.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,821 78.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 326 5.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 983 16.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 0.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.3% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 28 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 271 4.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,128 18.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,842 46.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,758 28.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 129 2.1 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 Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.3% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,719 27.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,196 35.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,956 31.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 108 1.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 175 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.9% were owned outright, 35.7% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,272 69.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,680 27.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 206 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.4% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 1,712 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
None 557 9.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,404 39.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,121 34.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 861 14.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 213 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 518 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 257 49.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 261 50.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 518 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 257 (or 49.6%) were male and 261 (or 50.4%) 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 Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,004 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,004.

Mortgage and rent Nambour % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 305 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,876 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Nambour (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $305 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,876.

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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