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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Banana (S)

Code LGA30370 (LGA)
People 14,456
Male 7,479
Female 6,977
Median age 35
Families 3,858
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 6,797
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,392
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $148
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 14,456 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,479 51.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,977 48.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 583 4.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,456 people in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

Age Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,199 8.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,157 8.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,041 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 821 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 806 5.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,031 7.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,022 7.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,008 7.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 983 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,050 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,005 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 866 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 682 4.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 551 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 490 3.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 331 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 226 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 186 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,240 56.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 338 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 730 6.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 552 5.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,197 28.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 56.4% were married and 9.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,507 57.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,040 10.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,102 32.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 151 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,042 27.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 285 7.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 207 5.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 732 19.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 0.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 0.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 285 7.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 182 4.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 49 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 883 22.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,852 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.8% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 12,533 86.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,345 9.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 631 4.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 434 3.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,165 82.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,250 67.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,748 22.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 529 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 204 2.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,731 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 7,731 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 67.9% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 591 7.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 507 6.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 651 8.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 881 11.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,367 58.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Banana (S) % 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 Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 630 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,646 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,392 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) was $630.

Travel to work, top responses Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,877 71.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,490 31.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,049 9.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,962 26.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,251 20.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,793 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,305 11.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,529 13.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,614 41.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,762 45.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 443 11.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 39 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.7% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 11.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas) 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,896 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,207 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,207 and those without children was $1,896.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 906 26.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 120 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 776 23.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 608 18.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 70 2.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 373 11.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 262 7.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 257 7.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,160 82.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,110 17.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,747 92.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 52 1.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 224 4.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 126 2.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.0% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 26 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 186 3.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 639 12.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,494 48.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,697 32.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 118 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 12.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,723 33.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,461 28.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,723 33.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 77 1.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 177 3.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.4% were owned outright, 28.3% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,814 73.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,218 23.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 130 2.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.9% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.3% 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 Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 148 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 256 5.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,460 28.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,887 36.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,377 26.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 181 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.7% 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 Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 581 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 272 46.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 309 53.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 581 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 272 (or 46.8%) were male and 309 (or 53.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,013 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,013.

Mortgage and rent Banana (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Banana (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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