2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Basin Pocket

Code SSC30116 (SSC)
People 861
Male 446
Female 415
Median age 40
Families 238
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 418
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $932
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Total 861 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 446 51.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 415 48.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 5.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 861 people in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) of these 51.8% were male and 48.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.8% of the population.

Age Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 57 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 33 3.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 45 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 65 7.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 66 7.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 69 8.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 47 5.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 53 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 66 7.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 65 7.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 65 7.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 51 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 43 5.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 35 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 3.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 4.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 2.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 285 39.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 71 9.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 49 6.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 303 41.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.1% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 255 38.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 93 14.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 314 47.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 5 2.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 35 18.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 2.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 2.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 27 14.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 4.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 3.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 10.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 8.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 56 30.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 185 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) 21.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.4% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 18.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 714 83.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 141 17.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 9.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 45 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 557 68.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 68.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 240 58.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 109 26.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 9.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 408 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 408 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 9.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 34 9.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 35 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 11.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 92 25.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 149 40.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,006 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 932 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) was $475.

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

Unpaid work Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 531 72.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 180 24.7 986,298 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) 115 15.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% 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, 15.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 164 22.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 175 23.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 93 12.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 103 14.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 96 40.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 80 33.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 62 26.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 33.6% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 26.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,899 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,916 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,916 and those without children was $1,899.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 15.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 12.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 19.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 5.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 52 29.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 8.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 12.8% 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 Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 347 85.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 61 15.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 85.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 321 92.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 4.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 3.2 181,717 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 Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 92.5% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 4.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 65 18.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 211 60.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 45 12.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.7% had 2 bedrooms and 60.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 100 28.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 116 33.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 122 35.2 513,413 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 9 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 28.8% were owned outright, 33.4% were owned with a mortgage and 35.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 233 66.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 100 28.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 4.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 32.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
None 34 9.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 154 44.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 101 29.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 48 13.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), 44.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.9% 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 Basin Pocket % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 38.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 31 62.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 38.0%) were male and 31 (or 62.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Basin Pocket % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Basin Pocket (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Basin Pocket % 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 1,350 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Basin Pocket (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 $1,350.

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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