2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Fraser Coast (R)

Code LGA33220 (LGA)
People 95,312
Male 46,672
Female 48,640
Median age 44
Families 26,867
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 44,928
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $780
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $235
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 95,312 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 46,672 49.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 48,640 51.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3,416 3.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 95,312 people in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

Age Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,595 5.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 5,932 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6,699 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 5,837 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,001 4.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,907 4.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 4,402 4.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 5,445 5.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,890 6.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 6,289 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 6,666 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 6,699 7.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7,662 8.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,694 7.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 5,360 5.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,665 3.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,494 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,072 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39,778 51.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,109 4.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8,369 10.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,397 7.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 20,431 26.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 35,444 51.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,957 10.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 25,894 37.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 967 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 5,977 23.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,276 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 901 3.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,773 14.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,148 4.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 788 3.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,565 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,586 6.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 549 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,005 27.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 25,535 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 77,077 80.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,499 17.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,527 6.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,035 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 63,579 71.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 71.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 18,538 51.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 11,385 31.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,315 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,772 10.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 36,010 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 36,010 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 51.5% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 10.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,842 11.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,173 9.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4,364 13.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 6,278 19.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 12,268 38.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 396 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 912 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 780 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas) was $396.

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

Unpaid work Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 52,889 68.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18,925 24.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 10,096 13.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 13,731 17.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 12,712 16.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 18,452 23.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 10,786 14.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 10,938 14.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,991 48.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8,952 33.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,655 17.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 269 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 33.3% were couple families with children, 48.4% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fraser Coast (R) % 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 Fraser Coast (R) (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 Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,606 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,879 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,879 and those without children was $1,606.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,926 13.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 777 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,055 13.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,632 12.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,477 6.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8,046 36.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 1,114 5.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,917 8.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 13.9% 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 Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 36,747 86.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 5,562 13.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 86.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 32,160 87.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,103 3.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,634 7.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 831 2.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 87.5% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 229 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,352 3.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 6,508 17.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 16,498 44.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 11,374 31.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 788 2.1 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 14,304 38.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 10,114 27.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10,832 29.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 496 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,003 2.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 26,385 71.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 9,201 25.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,162 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.8% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 37.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 2,815 7.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 15,468 42.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 12,165 33.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,036 13.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,266 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), 42.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3,418 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,724 50.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 1,694 49.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 3,418 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,724 (or 50.4%) were male and 1,694 (or 49.6%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fraser Coast (R) % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 792 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $792.

Mortgage and rent Fraser Coast (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 235 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Fraser Coast (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $235 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400.

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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