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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Belgian Gardens

Code SSC30132 (SSC)
People 1,935
Male 982
Female 953
Median age 38
Families 502
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 973
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,325
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,953
Median weekly rent $250
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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,935 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 982 50.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 953 49.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 95 4.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,935 people in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.9% of the population.

Age Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 122 6.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 130 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 116 6.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 130 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 124 6.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 113 5.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 111 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 138 7.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 152 7.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 159 8.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 151 7.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 129 6.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 108 5.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 59 3.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 48 2.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 682 43.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 46 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 193 12.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 79 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 563 36.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.6% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 611 44.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 194 14.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 572 41.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 23 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 113 20.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 7.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 3.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 5.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 32 5.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 8.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 36 6.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 69 12.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 143 25.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 561 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 18.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,465 75.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 381 21.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 138 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 110 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,143 64.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 64.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 683 65.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 271 25.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 58 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 3.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,046 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,046 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs). Of these 65.3% were employed full time, 25.9% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 103 10.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 68 6.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 99 9.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 185 18.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 501 49.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 740 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,786 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,325 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) was $740.

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

Unpaid work Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,146 73.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 401 25.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 136 8.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 325 20.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 8.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 360 23.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 427 27.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 215 13.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 145 9.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 27.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 210 41.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 218 43.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 62 12.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 2.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 43.4% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 31.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 68.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs) 31.8% of single parents were male and 68.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,062 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,612 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,612 and those without children was $2,062.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 113 26.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 94 22.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 56 13.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 3.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 58 13.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 46 10.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 763 90.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 78 9.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 485 63.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 7.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 190 24.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 29 3.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 63.4% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 73 9.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 229 29.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 261 34.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 178 23.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 2.4 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 Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.5% had 1 bedroom, 29.9% had 2 bedrooms and 34.1% 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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 246 32.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 205 26.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 294 38.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 32.2% were owned outright, 26.8% were owned with a mortgage and 38.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 497 64.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 239 31.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 30 3.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 20.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.5% 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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,953 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
None 65 8.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 282 36.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 276 36.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 118 15.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 3.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% 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 Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 95 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 46 48.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 49 51.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), there were 95 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 46 (or 48.4%) were male and 49 (or 51.6%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Belgian Gardens % 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 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,727 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,727.

Mortgage and rent Belgian Gardens % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,967 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Belgian Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,967.

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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