Port Douglas

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32375
People 3,504
Male 49.7%
Female 50.3%
Median age 41
Families 744
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.3
All private dwellings 2,169
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,246
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 1,742 49.7 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,761 50.3 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 80 2.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,504 people in Port Douglas. Of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

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Age Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 145 4.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 152 4.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 111 3.2 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 100 2.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 220 6.3 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 368 10.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 359 10.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 232 6.6 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 246 7.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 231 6.6 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 258 7.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 270 7.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 284 8.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 230 6.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 151 4.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 101 2.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 38 1.1 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 17 0.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Port Douglas was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 1,133 36.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 124 4.0 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 423 13.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 98 3.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,320 42.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Port Douglas aged 15 years and over, 36.6% were married and 17.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 758 35.1 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 446 20.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 955 44.2 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Port Douglas, of people aged 15 years and over, 35.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 30 3.3 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 141 15.5 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 3.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 62 6.8 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 10 1.1 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 0.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 3.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 51 5.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 28 3.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 519 57.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Port Douglas 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.1% were in primary school, 8.1% in secondary school and 8.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 527 17.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 328 10.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 81 2.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 442 14.3 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 549 17.8 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 161 5.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 245 7.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 87 2.8 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 563 18.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Port Douglas, 17.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 1,361 29.5 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 931 20.2 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 413 9.0 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 371 8.0 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 175 3.8 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Port Douglas were English 29.5%, Australian 20.2%, Irish 9.0%, Scottish 8.0% and German 3.8%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Port Douglas (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,944 56.6 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 218 6.3 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 202 5.9 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
United States of America 41 1.2 17,053 0.4 86,125 0.4
Scotland 38 1.1 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5
France 35 1.0 5,845 0.1 31,120 0.1

In Port Douglas, 56.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.3%, New Zealand 5.9%, United States of America 1.2%, Scotland 1.1% and France 1.0%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,089 31.0 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 213 6.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 152 4.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,528 43.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Port Douglas, 43.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,687 48.5 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 291 8.4 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 199 5.7 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Scotland 62 1.8 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 54 1.6 33,883 0.7 177,536 0.8

In Port Douglas, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 48.5%, England 8.4%, New Zealand 5.7%, Scotland 1.8% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,752 50.1 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 265 7.6 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 222 6.3 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Scotland 51 1.5 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1
Germany 47 1.3 33,417 0.7 169,618 0.7

In Port Douglas, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 50.1%, England 7.6%, New Zealand 6.3%, Scotland 1.5% and Germany 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,439 41.1 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 608 17.4 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 601 17.2 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 417 11.9 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 94 2.7 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Port Douglas were No Religion, so described 41.1%, Catholic 17.4%, Not stated 17.2%, Anglican 11.9% and Uniting Church 2.7%. In Port Douglas, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (49.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
French 45 1.3 11,988 0.3 70,873 0.3
Italian 39 1.1 20,009 0.4 271,597 1.2
Spanish 34 1.0 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
German 28 0.8 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Mandarin 21 0.6 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 2,665 76.6 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 164 9.2 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Port Douglas 76.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included French 1.3%, Italian 1.1%, Spanish 1.0%, German 0.8% and Mandarin 0.6%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,236 62.0 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 560 28.1 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 104 5.2 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 93 4.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,993 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Douglas. Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 136 7.1 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 166 8.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 260 13.6 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 340 17.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 898 47.1 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Port Douglas, 7.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Community and Personal Service Workers 325 17.1 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 319 16.8 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 296 15.5 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 276 14.5 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 239 12.6 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Professionals 198 10.4 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 174 9.1 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Machinery Operators and Drivers 46 2.4 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Port Douglas included Community and Personal Service Workers 17.1%, Managers 16.8%, Labourers 15.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.5%, Sales Workers 12.6%, Professionals 10.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.1% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Accommodation 422 22.9 29,602 1.4 113,377 1.1
Cafes and Restaurants 194 10.5 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
Scenic and Sightseeing Transport 100 5.4 2,085 0.1 5,858 0.1
Pubs, Taverns and Bars 64 3.5 15,419 0.7 75,989 0.7
Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 62 3.4 27,383 1.3 131,908 1.2

Of the employed people in Port Douglas, the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 22.9%, Cafes and Restaurants 10.5%, Scenic and Sightseeing Transport 5.4%, Pubs, Taverns and Bars 3.5% and Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 3.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 755 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,475 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,246 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Douglas was $755.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 933 49.1 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 214 11.3 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Bicycle 159 8.4 21,679 1.0 107,756 1.0
Worked at home 152 8.0 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 113 6.0 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 42 2.2 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,064 56.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Port Douglas, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 49.1%, Walked only 11.3%, Bicycle 8.4%, Worked at home 8.0% and Car, as passenger 6.0%. On the day, 2.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 56.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,034 65.7 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 517 16.7 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 191 6.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 485 15.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Port Douglas, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.7% provided care for children and 6.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 742 24.0 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 832 26.9 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 291 9.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 164 5.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Douglas, 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 450 61.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 166 22.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 113 15.3 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 1.2 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Port Douglas, 22.5% were couple families with children, 61.0% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.6 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.4 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Port Douglas, 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 176 28.3 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 45 7.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 135 21.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 53 8.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 31 5.0 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 118 18.9 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 34 5.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 31 5.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Port Douglas, of couple families with children, 28.3% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 21.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,221 75.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 406 25.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Port Douglas, 75.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 480 39.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 394 32.3 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 301 24.7 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 46 3.8 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Douglas, 39.3% were separate houses, 32.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.7% were flats or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 18 1.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 91 7.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 488 39.6 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 373 30.3 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 215 17.5 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 3.7 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Port Douglas, of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 39.6% had 2 bedrooms and 30.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 313 25.7 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 277 22.8 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 590 48.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 37 3.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Douglas, 25.7% were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 48.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 732 60.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 353 29.0 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 134 11.0 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Port Douglas, of all households, 60.0% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 11.0% were group households.

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Household income Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Port Douglas, 20.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.7 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.0 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 110 9.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 576 46.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 374 30.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 109 8.9 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 58 4.7 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Port Douglas, 46.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 166 13.6 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,006 82.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 47 3.9 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Port Douglas, 82.5% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 37 46.8 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 42 53.2 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Port Douglas, 46.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.2% were female. The median age was 22 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,125 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Port Douglas, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Port Douglas % Port Douglas Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Port Douglas, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.