2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Balmoral Ridge

Code SSC30092 (SSC)
People 281
Male 130
Female 151
Median age 55
Families 82
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 151
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,178
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Total 281 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 130 46.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 151 53.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 2.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 281 people in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 3.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 11 3.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 11 3.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 17 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 2.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 3.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5 1.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 12 4.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 23 8.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 20 7.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 16 5.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 28 10.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 36 12.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 10.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 6.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 4.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 2.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 55 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 142 57.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 22 8.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 22 8.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 55 22.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.5% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 69 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 127 59.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 18 8.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 69 32.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 57 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 57 years.

Education Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 5 7.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 14.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.2 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 12 16.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 4.2 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 4.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 8.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 40.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 71 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.3% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 4.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 191 68.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 72 28.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 8.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 10.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 130 52.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 52.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 71 54.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 48 36.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 2.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 131 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 131 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs). Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 2.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 14 11.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 13 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 18 14.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13 10.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 54 42.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,527 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,178 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs) was $596.

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

Unpaid work Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 193 78.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 47 19.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 28 11.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 82 33.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.0% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 45 18.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 78 31.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 40 16.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 31 12.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 31.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 59.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 27 32.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 8.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 32.5% were couple families with children, 59.0% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Balmoral Ridge % 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 Balmoral Ridge (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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,333 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,650 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,650 and those without children was $1,333.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 22.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 13.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 6.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 7.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 26.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 6 7.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 15.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 13.2% 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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 113 83.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 23 16.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 83.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 102 88.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 5.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 6.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 88.7% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 7.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 14.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 53 46.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 33 28.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.8% had 1 bedroom, 14.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 53 45.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 35 30.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 21.6 513,413 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 3 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 45.7% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 83 72.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 27 23.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 4.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.2% were family households, 23.5% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.1% 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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 50 43.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 40 35.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 24 21.1 267,081 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 Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% 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 Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Balmoral Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

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

In Balmoral Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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