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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Cherbourg (S)

Code LGA32330 (LGA)
People 1,225
Male 595
Female 630
Median age 22
Families 262
Average children per family 2.6
All private dwellings 265
Average people per household 4.3
Median weekly household income $786
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $75
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,225 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 595 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 630 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,193 97.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,225 people in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 97.5% of the population.

Age Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 174 14.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 148 12.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 125 10.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 140 11.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 92 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 66 5.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 86 7.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 76 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 74 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 62 5.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 62 5.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 48 3.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 29 2.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 15 1.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 0.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 22 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 22 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 36.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 71 9.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 1.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 3.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 26 3.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 639 82.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 9.1% were married and 5.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 59 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 64 9.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 225 32.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 405 58.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 9.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 32.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 17 4.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 177 48.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 7.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 67 18.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 1.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 5.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5 1.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 7.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 364 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 58.8% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 6.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,217 99.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6 0.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 0 0.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 0 0.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,206 99.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 99.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 0.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 130 41.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 69 22.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 1.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 111 35.5 131,798 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 Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 41.5% were employed full time, 22.0% were employed part-time and 35.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 20 10.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 10.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 30 14.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 66 32.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 62 30.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 30.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 282 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 717 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 786 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) was $282.

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

Unpaid work Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 669 85.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 386 49.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 108 13.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 113 14.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 85.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 49.3% provided care for children and 13.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 157 20.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 212 27.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 152 19.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 148 19.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 42 16.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 103 39.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 104 39.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 5.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.3% were couple families with children, 16.0% were couple families without children and 39.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas) 10.5% of single parents were male and 89.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,083 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $1,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 10.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 12 8.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 26 18.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 12.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 46.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 10.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 8.4% 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 Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 247 95.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 13 5.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 211 85.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 35 14.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 33 13.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 79 32.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 127 52.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 4.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 13.6% had 2 bedrooms and 32.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 4.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 246 100.0 513,413 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 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 100.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 208 84.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 32 13.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 84.9% were family households, 13.1% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 108 44.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 93 38.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 32 13.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 9 3.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 13.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.7% 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 Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,193 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 577 48.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 616 51.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,193 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 577 (or 48.4%) were male and 616 (or 51.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 795 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $795.

Mortgage and rent Cherbourg (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 75 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cherbourg (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $75 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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