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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Hinchinbrook (S)

Code LGA33800 (LGA)
People 11,568
Male 5,894
Female 5,674
Median age 46
Families 3,221
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,646
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $917
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $152
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,568 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,894 51.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,674 49.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 652 5.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,568 people in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.6% of the population.

Age Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 593 5.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 641 5.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 811 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 751 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 464 4.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 457 4.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 489 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 599 5.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 730 6.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 885 7.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 880 7.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 847 7.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 853 7.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 698 6.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 647 5.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 506 4.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 401 3.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 316 2.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,174 54.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 233 2.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 710 7.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 845 8.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,560 26.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.3% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,710 55.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 754 8.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,990 35.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 85 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 624 22.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 328 11.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 0.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 452 15.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 314 11.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 143 5.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 128 4.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 20 0.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 723 25.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,835 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.0% were in primary school, 27.3% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 9,768 84.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,133 19.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 858 7.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 489 4.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,426 68.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 68.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,327 61.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,513 28.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 371 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 196 3.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,407 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,407 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 561 10.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 423 8.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 527 10.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 710 13.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,621 50.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 478 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,187 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 917 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) was $478.

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

Unpaid work Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,501 68.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,380 25.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,145 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,201 23.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.0% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,562 16.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,121 22.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,279 13.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,539 16.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,526 47.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,284 39.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 374 11.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.9% were couple families with children, 47.4% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.5% of single parents were male and 78.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,608 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,872 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,872 and those without children was $1,608.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 532 18.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 613 21.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 382 13.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 157 5.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 635 22.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 192 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 214 7.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 21.8% 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 Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,487 85.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 752 14.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,092 91.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 59 1.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 261 5.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 72 1.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.2% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 28 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 152 3.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 833 18.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,303 51.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,059 23.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 111 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.6% had 2 bedrooms and 51.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,158 48.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 954 21.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,174 26.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 44 1.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 156 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 48.1% were owned outright, 21.3% were owned with a mortgage and 26.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,184 70.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,213 27.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 91 2.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.9% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 152 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 278 6.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,439 32.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,706 38.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 900 20.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 164 3.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.1% 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 Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 655 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 346 52.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 309 47.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 655 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 346 (or 52.8%) were male and 309 (or 47.2%) 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 Hinchinbrook (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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 772 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hinchinbrook (S) (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 $772.

Mortgage and rent Hinchinbrook (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 149 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 966 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Hinchinbrook (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $149 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $966.

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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