2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bellmere

Code SSC30140 (SSC)
People 5,540
Male 2,672
Female 2,868
Median age 30
Families 1,546
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,016
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,204
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $325
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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,540 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,672 48.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,868 51.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 194 3.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,540 people in Bellmere (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 540 9.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 426 7.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 399 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 449 8.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 502 9.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 425 7.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 385 6.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 353 6.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 324 5.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 316 5.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 310 5.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 321 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 291 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 182 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 109 2.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 100 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 77 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bellmere (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,918 46.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 185 4.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 368 8.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 130 3.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,566 37.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bellmere (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bellmere (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,754 45.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 565 14.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,521 39.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bellmere (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 76 4.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 433 26.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 3.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 69 4.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 242 14.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 45 2.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 44 2.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 128 7.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 125 7.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 51 3.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 360 22.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,633 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bellmere (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.5% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,236 76.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,097 21.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 378 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 328 6.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,287 64.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), 64.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,488 57.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 738 28.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 178 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 206 7.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,610 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,610 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bellmere (State Suburbs). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 218 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 203 8.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 317 13.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 473 19.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,013 42.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bellmere (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,237 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,204 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bellmere (State Suburbs) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,084 74.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,347 32.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 458 11.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 550 13.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 935 22.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,115 26.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 549 13.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 486 11.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bellmere (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 554 35.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 635 41.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 324 20.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 2.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bellmere (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 20.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bellmere (State Suburbs) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,789 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,905 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,905 and those without children was $1,789.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 229 19.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 236 19.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 222 18.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 63 5.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 239 20.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 84 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 72 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,808 93.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 127 6.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,705 94.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 4.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 32 1.8 181,717 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 Bellmere (State Suburbs), 94.2% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 0.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 32 1.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 571 31.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,174 64.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 1.8% had 2 bedrooms and 31.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 406 22.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 609 33.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 760 42.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bellmere (State Suburbs), 22.4% were owned outright, 33.6% were owned with a mortgage and 42.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,502 83.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 240 13.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 67 3.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.0% were family households, 13.3% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.8 -- 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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
None 50 2.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 635 35.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 706 39.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 371 20.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), 35.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.5% 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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 192 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 91 47.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 101 52.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bellmere (State Suburbs), there were 192 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 91 (or 47.4%) were male and 101 (or 52.6%) 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 Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,192 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,192.

Mortgage and rent Bellmere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 335 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,362 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bellmere (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $335 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,362.

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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