2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Yarrabah (S)

Code LGA37600 (LGA)
People 2,409
Male 1,202
Female 1,207
Median age 22
Families 524
Average children per family 2.5
All private dwellings 443
Average people per household 4.9
Median weekly household income $1,015
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,409 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,202 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,207 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,342 97.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,409 people in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 97.3% of the population.

Age Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 306 12.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 278 11.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 246 10.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 252 10.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 240 10.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 171 7.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 140 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 132 5.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 168 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 153 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 115 4.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 86 3.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 44 1.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 32 1.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 0.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 0.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 22 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 22 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 34.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 262 16.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 1.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 1.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 67 4.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,205 76.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 16.6% were married and 3.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 228 15.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 291 19.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 943 64.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 15.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 47 6.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 381 56.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 152 22.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 1.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 1.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 57 8.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 678 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 56.7% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 3.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,395 99.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10 0.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8 0.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 0.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,356 98.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 98.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 0.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 190 23.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 96 11.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 23 2.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 500 61.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 809 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 809 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 23.5% were employed full time, 11.9% were employed part-time and 61.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 34 11.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 7.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 39 12.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 96 31.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 91 29.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 29.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 274 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 728 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,015 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) was $274.

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

Unpaid work Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,308 82.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 815 51.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 236 14.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 178 11.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 82.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 51.5% provided care for children and 14.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 555 35.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 439 27.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 143 9.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 171 10.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 64 12.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 195 37.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 236 45.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 5.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.2% were couple families with children, 12.2% were couple families without children and 45.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas) 12.8% of single parents were male and 87.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,562 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $1,562.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 9.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 4.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 3.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 33 12.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 9.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 151 57.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 6 2.3 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 Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 9.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 3.8% 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 Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 423 96.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 16 3.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 347 82.2 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 35 8.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 40 9.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.3% were flats, units or apartments and 9.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 4.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 6.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 52 12.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 108 25.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 213 50.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.0 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 4.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.4% had 1 bedroom, 12.4% had 2 bedrooms and 25.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 4.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34 8.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 371 88.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 3.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.1% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 88.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 377 89.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 42 10.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 89.3% were family households, 10.0% were single person households and 0.7% were group households.

Household income Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.7% 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 Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Yarrabah (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 Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
None 133 31.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 167 39.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 77 18.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 9.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 18.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.3% 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 Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,338 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,157 49.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 1,181 50.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,338 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,157 (or 49.5%) were male and 1,181 (or 50.5%) 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 Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.7 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 974 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $974.

Mortgage and rent Yarrabah (S) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Yarrabah (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 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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