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Barcaldine (R)

Code LGA30410 (LGA)
People 3,215
Male 1,620
Female 1,595
Median age 40
Families 839
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,865
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,042
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $75
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,215 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,620 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,595 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 202 6.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,215 people in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.3% of the population.

Age Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 256 8.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 237 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 206 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 174 5.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 175 5.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 211 6.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 173 5.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 195 6.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 244 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 261 8.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 224 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 202 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 168 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 161 5.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 134 4.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 89 2.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 70 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 36 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,343 53.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 2.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 172 6.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 150 6.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 785 31.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.4% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,141 53.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 254 11.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 745 34.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 40 4.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 271 33.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 4.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 138 17.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 0.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 5.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 39 4.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 224 27.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 812 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.3% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,833 88.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 217 7.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 97 3.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 87 2.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,602 86.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 86.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,189 70.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 338 20.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 115 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 2.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,680 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,680 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 70.8% were employed full time, 20.1% were employed part-time and 2.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 119 7.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 108 6.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 110 6.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 217 13.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 971 59.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 7.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 575 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,252 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,042 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) was $575.

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

Unpaid work Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,725 68.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 711 28.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 228 9.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 881 35.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 491 19.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 611 24.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 269 10.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 356 14.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 359 42.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 376 44.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 102 12.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 44.8% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas) 25.5% of single parents were male and 74.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,681 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,822 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,822 and those without children was $1,681.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 227 31.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 2.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 142 19.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 100 13.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 2.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 94 12.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 43 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 87 11.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 31.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,198 74.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 414 25.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 74.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,121 93.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 1.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 37 3.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 1.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 93.3% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 5.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 226 18.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 494 41.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 373 31.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 2.8 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 18.8% had 2 bedrooms and 41.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 511 42.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 249 20.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 378 31.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 1.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 42.6% were owned outright, 20.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 826 68.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 345 28.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 2.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.9% were family households, 28.8% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 29.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.7 -- 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 Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 76 6.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 345 28.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 376 31.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 323 26.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 80 6.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), 28.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.9% 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 Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 205 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 93 45.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 112 54.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 205 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 93 (or 45.4%) were male and 112 (or 54.6%) 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 Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,021 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,021.

Mortgage and rent Barcaldine (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Barcaldine (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $650.

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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