2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ball Bay

Code SSC30088 (SSC)
People 628
Male 333
Female 295
Median age 48
Families 185
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 481
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,057
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,729
Median weekly rent $350
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 Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Total 628 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 333 53.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 295 47.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 4.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 628 people in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) of these 53.0% were male and 47.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.5% of the population.

Age Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 4.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 6.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 33 5.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 24 3.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 24 3.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 3.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 30 4.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 4.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 38 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 67 10.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 70 11.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 54 8.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 68 10.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 44 7.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 5.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 1.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 302 57.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 53 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 26 5.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 120 22.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.7% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 251 58.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 13.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 117 27.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 41 28.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 4.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 4.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 17 11.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 5.6 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 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 36.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 144 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs) 23.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.8% were in primary school, 17.4% in secondary school and 2.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 498 79.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 84 14.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 43 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 3.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 417 73.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 73.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 161 60.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 69 26.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 7.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 265 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 265 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ball Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 7.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 27 10.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 135 53.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,431 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,057 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ball Bay (State Suburbs) was $474.

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

Unpaid work Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 367 70.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 116 22.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 53 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 80 15.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.1% 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, 15.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 77 14.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 113 21.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 84 16.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 92 17.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 21.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 105 56.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 61 33.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 16 8.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 33.0% were couple families with children, 56.8% were couple families without children and 8.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 15.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 13.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 12.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 7.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 48 29.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 13.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 13.9% 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 Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 233 64.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 131 36.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 64.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 36.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 221 94.4 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 13 5.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 94.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 8.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 55 23.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 107 45.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 40 17.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 4.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.6% had 1 bedroom, 23.6% had 2 bedrooms and 45.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 101 43.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 78 33.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 44 18.9 513,413 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 10 4.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 43.3% were owned outright, 33.5% were owned with a mortgage and 18.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 182 78.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 50 21.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.4% were family households, 21.6% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 25.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,729 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 7 3.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 77 32.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 87 37.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 53 22.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 4.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% 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 Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 30.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 69.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ball Bay (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 30.8%) were male and 18 (or 69.2%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Ball Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ball Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700.

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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