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Quilpie (S)

Code LGA36150 (LGA)
People 976
Male 528
Female 448
Median age 40
Families 256
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 645
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $929
Median monthly mortgage repayments $650
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 976 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 528 54.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 448 45.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 109 11.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 976 people in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 54.1% were male and 45.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 11.2% of the population.

Age Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 72 7.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 86 8.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 42 4.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 39 4.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 66 6.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 72 7.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 47 4.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 83 8.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 89 9.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 92 9.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 63 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 29 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 23 2.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 367 47.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 79 10.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 44 5.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 263 33.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.3% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 298 47.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 91 14.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 243 38.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 5.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 74 34.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 7.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 20 9.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 6.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 6.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 3.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 52 24.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 217 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.1% were in primary school, 12.0% in secondary school and 12.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 871 89.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 60 6.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 36 3.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 30 3.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 795 86.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 399 71.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 96 17.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 46 8.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 21 3.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 562 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 562 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 71.0% were employed full time, 17.1% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 35 6.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 28 5.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 7.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 58 10.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 343 63.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 6.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 63.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Quilpie (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 Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,134 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 929 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) was $578.

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

Unpaid work Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 501 64.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 220 28.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 79 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 215 27.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 144 18.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 195 25.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 82 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 79 10.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 106 41.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 104 40.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 45 17.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.8% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.6% of single parents were male and 74.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,160 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,654 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,654 and those without children was $1,160.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 75 35.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 5.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 15.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 16.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 1.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 5.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 3.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 16.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 35.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 15.3% 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 Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 381 67.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 186 32.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 67.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 32.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 335 88.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 21 5.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 4.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.2% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 31 8.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 72 19.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 156 41.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 111 29.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.2% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 141 37.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 75 19.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 145 38.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 3.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.0% were owned outright, 19.7% were owned with a mortgage and 38.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 249 65.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 122 32.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.7% were family households, 32.2% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.9% 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 Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.1 -- 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 Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 37 9.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 116 30.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 128 33.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 86 22.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.6% 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 Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 113 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 62 54.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 51 45.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 113 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 62 (or 54.9%) were male and 51 (or 45.1%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,262 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,262.

Mortgage and rent Quilpie (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Quilpie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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