2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Blacks Beach

Code SSC30175 (SSC)
People 2,871
Male 1,534
Female 1,337
Median age 29
Families 758
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,035
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,510
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,748
Median weekly rent $460
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,871 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,534 53.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,337 46.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 55 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,871 people in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 271 9.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 218 7.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 247 8.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 194 6.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 223 7.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 301 10.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 244 8.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 259 9.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 222 7.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 224 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 173 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 131 4.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 94 3.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 34 1.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 0.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 0.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 0.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,137 53.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 153 7.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 1.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 756 35.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 953 53.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 317 17.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 515 28.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 38 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 178 19.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 77 8.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 50 5.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 97 10.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 57 6.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 56 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 74 8.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 221 24.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 894 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.1% were in primary school, 21.0% in secondary school and 14.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,110 73.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 649 24.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 176 6.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 134 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,694 63.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 63.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,147 71.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 316 19.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 90 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 62 3.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,615 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,615 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 71.0% were employed full time, 19.6% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 116 7.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 4.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 127 8.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 238 15.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 913 58.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,000 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,563 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,510 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) was $1,000.

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

Unpaid work Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,566 73.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 766 35.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 134 6.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 296 13.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.9% provided care for children and 6.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 524 24.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 597 28.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 223 10.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 227 10.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 272 35.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 412 54.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 8.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 54.4% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs) 20.9% of single parents were male and 79.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,637 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,898 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,898 and those without children was $2,637.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 194 28.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 0.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 146 21.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 139 20.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 1.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 33 4.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 49 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 112 16.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.3% had both partners employed full-time, 0.9% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 857 90.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 90 9.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 722 84.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 110 12.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 1.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 1.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 84.1% were separate houses, 12.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 1.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 29 3.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 273 31.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 533 62.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 0.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 3.4% had 2 bedrooms and 31.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 115 13.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 339 39.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 394 45.9 513,413 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 10 1.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 13.4% were owned outright, 39.5% were owned with a mortgage and 45.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 751 87.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 66 7.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 41 4.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.5% were family households, 7.7% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 30.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 6.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 30.4% 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 Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 460 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,748 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 6 0.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 180 21.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 458 53.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 200 23.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 1.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), 21.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 53.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.4% 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 Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 54 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 63.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 20 37.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), there were 54 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 63.0%) were male and 20 (or 37.0%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Blacks Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 460 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,592 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Blacks Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $460 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,592.

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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