2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Barcaldine

Code SSC30102 (SSC)
People 1,655
Male 821
Female 834
Median age 41
Families 426
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 921
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,027
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,192
Median weekly rent $80
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 Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,655 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 821 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 834 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 134 8.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,655 people in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.1% of the population.

Age Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 110 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 127 7.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 120 7.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 101 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 93 5.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 98 5.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 73 4.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 90 5.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 130 7.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 139 8.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 116 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 94 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 77 4.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 91 5.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 76 4.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 53 3.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 44 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 689 53.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 32 2.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 90 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 77 5.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 413 31.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.0% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 594 52.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 114 10.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 420 37.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 26 5.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 136 29.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 35 7.6 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 102 22.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 6.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 5.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 104 22.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 461 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs) 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.2% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,445 87.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 140 9.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 46 3.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 51 3.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,320 84.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 84.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 558 65.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 202 23.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 64 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 25 2.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 849 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 849 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Barcaldine (State Suburbs). Of these 65.7% were employed full time, 23.8% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 65 7.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 69 8.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 67 8.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 156 18.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 400 48.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 568 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,380 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,027 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Barcaldine (State Suburbs) was $568.

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

Unpaid work Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 908 70.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 349 26.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 129 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 481 37.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 37.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 264 20.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 348 26.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 140 10.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 157 12.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 182 42.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 186 43.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 55 12.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 43.7% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs) 23.6% of single parents were male and 76.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,788 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,969 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,969 and those without children was $1,788.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 110 29.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 80 21.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 47 12.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 3.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 52 14.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 22 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 37 10.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 634 79.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 168 20.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 79.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 588 92.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 3.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 2.4 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 1.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 5.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 124 19.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 279 44.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 171 27.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 2.8 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 255 40.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 154 24.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 193 30.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 4.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 40.2% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 419 66.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 195 30.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.2% were family households, 30.8% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 31.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.2% 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 Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
None 38 6.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 194 30.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 214 33.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 133 21.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 8.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.0% 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 Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 134 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 43.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 76 56.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Barcaldine (State Suburbs), there were 134 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 43.3%) were male and 76 (or 56.7%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 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 Barcaldine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Barcaldine % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Barcaldine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $650.

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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