2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Balgal Beach

Code SSC30087 (SSC)
People 849
Male 435
Female 414
Median age 51
Families 257
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 521
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $891
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,486
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Total 849 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 435 51.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 414 48.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 2.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 849 people in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 39 4.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 4.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 44 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27 3.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 1.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 4.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 26 3.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 50 5.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 49 5.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 56 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 64 7.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 100 11.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 12.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 97 11.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 50 5.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 3.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 424 57.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 25 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 96 13.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 32 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 160 21.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.5% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 362 57.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 80 12.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 190 30.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 1.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 33 18.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 3.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 14.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 1.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 5.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 85 47.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 179 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) 20.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.5% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 6.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 669 78.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 128 16.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 40 5.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 46 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 548 71.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 71.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 195 56.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 95 27.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 34 9.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 6.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 348 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 348 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 56.0% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 37 11.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 32 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 29 9.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 38 11.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 155 48.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 459 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 985 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 891 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) was $459.

Travel to work, top responses Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 508 69.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 145 19.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 98 13.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 146 19.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.8% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 99 13.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 170 23.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 103 14.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 137 18.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 18.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 170 66.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 63 24.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 19 7.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 24.5% were couple families with children, 66.1% were couple families without children and 7.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,055 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,824 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,824 and those without children was $2,055.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 30 13.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 10.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 26 11.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20 8.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 85 36.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 7.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 10.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 10.0% 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 Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 357 74.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 122 25.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 74.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 352 98.3 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 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 98.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 1.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 22 6.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 109 30.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 169 47.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 47 13.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 30.4% had 2 bedrooms and 47.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 155 43.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 119 33.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 75 21.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 43.4% were owned outright, 33.3% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 253 71.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 90 25.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 3.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.1% were family households, 25.3% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 33.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,486 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 14 3.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 152 42.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 131 36.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 48 13.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 25 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 72.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 28.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), there were 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 72.0%) were male and 7 (or 28.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Balgal Beach % 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 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,025 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,025.

Mortgage and rent Balgal Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Balgal Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 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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