2011 Census QuickStats

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Wonga Beach (L)

Code UCL321118 (UCL)
People 746
Male 377
Female 369
Median age 39
Families 204
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 410
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $900
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $250
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 Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 746 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 377 50.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 369 49.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 10.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 746 people in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.2% of the population.

Age Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 62 8.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 59 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 43 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 24 3.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 44 5.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 31 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 59 7.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 49 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 56 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 51 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 6.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 60 8.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 54 7.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 24 3.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 293 50.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 58 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 5.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 174 30.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 254 49.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 84 16.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 174 34.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 81 36.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 15.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 6.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 4.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 73 33.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 220 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.2% were in primary school, 15.9% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 571 76.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 132 19.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 6.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 4.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 479 69.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 174 55.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 108 34.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 3.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 313 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 313 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.6% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 35 11.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 36 12.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 40 13.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 53 17.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 118 39.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 508 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,081 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 900 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $508.

Travel to work, top responses Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 418 72.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 183 31.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 69 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 134 23.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 108 18.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 157 27.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 95 16.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 10.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 95 46.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 81 39.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 27 13.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.3% were couple families with children, 46.1% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 12.0% of single parents were male and 88.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,361 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,125 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,125 and those without children was $1,361.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 32 18.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 4.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 18.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 11.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 11.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 36 20.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 4.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 11.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 18.2% 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 Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 276 77.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 82 22.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 252 91.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 3.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 4.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.0% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 2.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 49 17.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 154 55.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 56 20.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.2 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 17.8% had 2 bedrooms and 55.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 33.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 79 28.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 98 35.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 2.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 35.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 201 72.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 64 23.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 4.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 72.3% were family households, 23.0% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 13 4.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 108 38.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 119 42.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 28 10.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 75 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 36 48.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 39 52.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 75 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 36 (or 48.0%) were male and 39 (or 52.0%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,069 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,069.

Mortgage and rent Wonga Beach (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,286 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wonga Beach (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,286.

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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