2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Blackstone

Code SSC30176 (SSC)
People 1,017
Male 514
Female 503
Median age 31
Families 267
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 383
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,221
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $298
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,017 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 514 50.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 503 49.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 3.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,017 people in Blackstone (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 8.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 72 7.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 80 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 86 8.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 58 5.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 92 9.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 80 7.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 72 7.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 64 6.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 76 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 56 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 61 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 51 5.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 2.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 2.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blackstone (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 357 45.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 39 5.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 71 9.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 40 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 275 35.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blackstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.7% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blackstone (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 334 46.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 81 11.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 308 42.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blackstone (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 2.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 63 20.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 5.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 3.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 40 12.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 5.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 5.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 8.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 7.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 88 27.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 315 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blackstone (State Suburbs) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 15.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 812 79.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 174 18.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 42 4.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 655 69.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 322 63.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 126 24.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 32 6.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 30 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 510 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 510 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blackstone (State Suburbs). Of these 63.1% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 53 11.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 32 6.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 9.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 118 24.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 198 41.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blackstone (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blackstone (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 592 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,314 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,221 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blackstone (State Suburbs) was $592.

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

Unpaid work Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 543 69.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 267 34.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 89 11.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 120 15.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 151 19.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 204 26.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 107 13.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 82 10.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blackstone (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 84 31.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 129 48.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 17.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 2.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blackstone (State Suburbs), 48.3% were couple families with children, 31.5% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Blackstone (State Suburbs) 19.1% of single parents were male and 80.9% were female.

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

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,011 and those without children was $1,905.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 55 26.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 16.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 20.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 32 15.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 9.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 5.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.3% had both partners employed full-time, 1.4% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 346 94.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 6.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 341 98.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 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 Blackstone (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 41 11.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 183 53.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 118 34.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 11.9% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 78 22.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 168 49.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 93 27.1 513,413 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 4 1.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackstone (State Suburbs), 22.7% were owned outright, 49.0% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 258 74.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 69 19.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 5.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 5.5% were group households.

Household income Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), 18.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 298 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
None 18 5.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 94 27.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 145 42.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 82 23.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 1.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), 27.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.8% 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 Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 62.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 37.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blackstone (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 62.5%) were male and 12 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Blackstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,798 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Blackstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,798.

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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