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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

North Burnett (R)

Code LGA35760 (LGA)
People 10,143
Male 5,135
Female 5,008
Median age 44
Families 2,764
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,441
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $790
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $115
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 North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,143 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,135 50.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,008 49.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 608 6.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,143 people in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.0% of the population.

Age North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 596 5.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 684 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 703 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 510 5.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 398 3.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 502 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 469 4.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 548 5.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 678 6.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 699 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 734 7.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 748 7.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 811 8.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 696 6.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 551 5.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 334 3.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 265 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 216 2.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.3% of the population.

Registered marital status North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,373 53.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 273 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 745 9.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 582 7.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,188 26.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.6% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,845 53.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 732 10.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,566 35.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 87 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 713 26.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 177 6.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 1.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 492 18.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 1.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 104 3.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 81 3.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 37 1.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 912 34.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,670 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.6% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 7.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 8,580 84.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 966 10.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 429 4.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 297 3.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,608 81.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 81.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,912 62.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,229 26.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 309 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 225 4.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,675 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,675 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 404 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 304 6.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 521 11.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 584 13.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,329 52.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North Burnett (R) % 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 North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 440 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 950 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 790 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) was $440.

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

Unpaid work North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,402 66.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,038 25.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 963 11.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,326 28.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.0% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,350 16.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,810 22.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,114 13.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,125 13.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,385 50.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 979 35.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 356 12.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 44 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 35.4% were couple families with children, 50.1% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,354 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,671 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,671 and those without children was $1,354.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 540 22.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 88 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 435 18.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 317 13.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 114 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 510 21.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 134 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 227 9.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 18.4% 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 North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,986 81.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 919 18.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 81.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,666 92.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 1.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 102 2.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 172 4.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 92.0% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 4.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 44 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 188 4.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 726 18.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,889 47.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 980 24.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 158 4.0 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,723 43.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 923 23.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,080 27.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 50 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 207 5.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% were owned outright, 23.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,740 68.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,121 28.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 124 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 37.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 115 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 229 5.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,386 34.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,326 33.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 842 21.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 202 5.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), 34.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% 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 North Burnett (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 607 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 297 48.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 310 51.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Burnett (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 607 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 297 (or 48.9%) were male and 310 (or 51.1%) 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 North Burnett (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 665 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Burnett (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 $665.

Mortgage and rent North Burnett (R) % 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 1,100 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In North Burnett (R) (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 $1,100.

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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