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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Flinders (S)

Code LGA33200 (LGA)
People 1,791
Male 954
Female 837
Median age 40
Families 464
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 988
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $939
Median monthly mortgage repayments $693
Median weekly rent $100
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 Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,791 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 954 53.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 837 46.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 112 6.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,791 people in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.2% of the population.

Age Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 120 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 133 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 125 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 80 4.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 106 5.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 103 5.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 84 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 119 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 132 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 120 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 132 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 128 7.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 131 7.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 6.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 70 3.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 34 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 40 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 747 52.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 41 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 120 8.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 93 6.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 413 29.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.8% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 640 54.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 151 12.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 381 32.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 12 2.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 137 29.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 42 9.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 57 12.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 2.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 5.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 19 4.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 150 32.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 461 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.5% were in primary school, 14.1% in secondary school and 9.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,554 86.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 91 5.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 67 4.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 40 2.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,429 87.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 648 69.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 198 21.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 55 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 2.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 928 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 928 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 69.8% were employed full time, 21.3% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 83 9.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 4.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 72 8.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 92 10.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 562 62.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Flinders (S) % 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 Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 537 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,175 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 939 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) was $537.

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

Unpaid work Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 904 63.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 398 28.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 128 9.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 420 29.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.9% 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, 29.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 253 17.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 323 22.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 159 11.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 170 12.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 231 49.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 179 38.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 10.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.6% were couple families with children, 49.8% were couple families without children and 10.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas) 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,590 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,055 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,055 and those without children was $1,590.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 133 32.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 73 17.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 59 14.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20 4.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 45 11.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 28 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 8.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 32.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 17.9% 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 Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 667 78.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 179 21.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 78.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 629 94.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 1.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 2.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 2.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.4% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 4.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 151 22.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 257 38.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 205 30.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 2.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 22.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 264 39.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 150 22.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 219 33.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 3.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% were owned outright, 22.6% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 460 69.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 186 27.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 27.9% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 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 Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 693 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 46 6.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 197 29.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 207 31.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 179 26.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 36 5.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% 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 Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 112 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 57 50.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 55 49.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 112 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 57 (or 50.9%) were male and 55 (or 49.1%) 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 Flinders (S) % 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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 860 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $860.

Mortgage and rent Flinders (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 834 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Flinders (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $834.

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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