2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bloomfield

Code SSC30181 (SSC)
People 403
Male 226
Female 177
Median age 47
Families 87
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 268
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $506
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,042
Median weekly rent $37
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Total 403 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 226 56.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 177 43.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 17.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 403 people in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) of these 56.1% were male and 43.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 17.1% of the population.

Age Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 4.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 24 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 5.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 2.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 24 5.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 15 3.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 45 11.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 43 10.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 35 8.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 46 11.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 5.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 94 28.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 17 5.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 45 13.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 4.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 163 48.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 28.1% were married and 18.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 61 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 60 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 41 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 41 years.

Social marital status Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 83 30.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 57 20.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 135 49.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 8.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 26.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 17 14.7 154,133 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 11 9.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 2.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 44 37.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 116 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.7% were in primary school, 14.7% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 280 69.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 100 27.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 26 7.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 217 59.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 59.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 81 45.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 49 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 10.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 17.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 180 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 180 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bloomfield (State Suburbs). Of these 45.0% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 17.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 15.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7 4.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 25 17.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 59 40.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 15.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 52 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 52 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 357 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 788 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 506 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bloomfield (State Suburbs) was $357.

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

Unpaid work Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 231 69.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 71 21.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 9.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 107 31.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.1% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 54 16.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 70 20.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 46 13.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 63 18.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 20.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 18.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 46.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 31 36.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 17.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 36.0% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,562 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,562 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 19.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 11.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 9.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 6.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 26.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 23.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 11.0% 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 Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 180 79.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 20.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 79.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 167 93.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 5.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 21 11.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 49 27.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 55 30.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 37 20.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14 7.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 27.4% had 1 bedroom, 30.7% had 2 bedrooms and 20.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 96 54.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 32 18.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 36 20.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 4.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 54.2% were owned outright, 18.1% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 85 48.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 86 48.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.3% were family households, 48.9% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 55.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 55.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 37 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,042 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 5.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 95 53.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 41 23.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 19 10.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 7.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), 53.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 67 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 52.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 32 47.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bloomfield (State Suburbs), there were 67 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 52.2%) were male and 32 (or 47.8%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Bloomfield % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 88 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,194 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bloomfield (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $88 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,194.

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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