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Pormpuraaw (S)

Code LGA36070 (LGA)
People 662
Male 342
Female 320
Median age 33
Families 170
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 186
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,053
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $80
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 662 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 342 51.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 320 48.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 600 90.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 662 people in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 90.5% of the population.

Age Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 67 10.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 51 7.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 57 8.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 43 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 39 5.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 49 7.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 61 9.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 60 9.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 9.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 46 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 32 4.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 30 4.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 4.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 2.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 83 16.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 1.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 4.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 25 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 358 72.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 16.8% were married and 5.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 35 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 10.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 172 38.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 234 51.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 10.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 38.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 13 9.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 86 59.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 9.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 6.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 2.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 4.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 10 6.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 144 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 59.3% were in primary school, 16.6% in secondary school and 3.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 657 99.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17 2.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 1.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5 0.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 627 95.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 2.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 127 43.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 79 27.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 10.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 55 18.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 291 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 291 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 43.6% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 18.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 14 5.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 46 19.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 8.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 47 19.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 78 32.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 5.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 19.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 321 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 768 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,053 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) was $321.

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

Unpaid work Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 391 79.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 224 45.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 90 18.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 94 19.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 45.3% provided care for children and 18.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 96 19.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 167 33.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 48 9.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 79 16.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 46 27.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 60 35.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 27.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 10.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% were couple families with children, 27.1% were couple families without children and 27.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas) 11.6% of single parents were male and 88.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,194 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $1,194.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 15.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 10.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 11 10.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 15.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 12.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 27.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 10.3 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 Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 10.3% had both employed part-time and 10.3% 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 Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 161 89.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 11.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 124 77.5 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 33 20.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.9 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 44 27.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 79 48.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 35 21.6 532,756 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 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 27.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 3.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pormpuraaw (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 160 100.0 513,413 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 Pormpuraaw (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 Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 137 84.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 25 15.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 84.6% were family households, 15.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 17.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Pormpuraaw (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 Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 89 54.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 55 33.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 16 9.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3 1.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 9.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.8% 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 Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 598 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 300 50.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 298 49.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 598 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 300 (or 50.2%) were male and 298 (or 49.8%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 962 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $962.

Mortgage and rent Pormpuraaw (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 85 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Pormpuraaw (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $85 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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