2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bells Creek

Code SSC30142 (SSC)
People 317
Male 152
Female 165
Median age 32
Families 92
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 158
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,295
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,362
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Total 317 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 152 47.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 165 52.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 317 people in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 6.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 8.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 8.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 22 7.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 7.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 19 6.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 6.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 19 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 18 5.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 23 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 23 7.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 22 7.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 16 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 6.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 3.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 127 51.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 8.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 2.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 82 33.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 36 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 123 53.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 24 10.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 84 36.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 25 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 25 years.

Education Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 6.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 22.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 12.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 22 22.7 154,133 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 3 3.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 12.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 20.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 97 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.7% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 250 79.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 57 18.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 23 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 207 67.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 67.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 95 58.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 50 30.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 6 3.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 6.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 162 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 162 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bells Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 14.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 13 8.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 30 19.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 63 41.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 540 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,446 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,295 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bells Creek (State Suburbs) was $540.

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

Unpaid work Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 173 70.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 74 30.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 12.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 35 14.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 60 24.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 59 23.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 28 11.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 28 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 39.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 41 44.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 16.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 44.1% were couple families with children, 39.8% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

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

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,937 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $1,937.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 18.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 20.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 20.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 10.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 13 17.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 4.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 116 74.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 25.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 74.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 93 82.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 12.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 2.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 82.3% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 16.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 49 43.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 40 35.1 532,756 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 43.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 22 19.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 49 43.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 37 32.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.6 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 Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 19.3% were owned outright, 43.0% were owned with a mortgage and 32.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 91 80.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 19.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.5% were family households, 19.5% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 26.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,362 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 3.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 23 20.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 51 45.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 29 25.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 5.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), 20.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.7% 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 Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 20 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bells Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bells Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Bells Creek % 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 Bells Creek (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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