2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Boyne Island

Code SSC30216 (SSC)
People 4,406
Male 2,290
Female 2,116
Median age 34
Families 1,155
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,704
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,965
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,406 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,290 52.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,116 48.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 135 3.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,406 people in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 359 8.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 364 8.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 342 7.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 321 7.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 268 6.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 287 6.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 319 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 378 8.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 311 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 319 7.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 324 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 258 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 214 4.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 128 2.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 80 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 50 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 45 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 40 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,795 53.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 113 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 267 8.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 125 3.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,047 31.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.6% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,563 54.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 414 14.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 920 31.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 52 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 368 27.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 102 7.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 0.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 260 19.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 1.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 6.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 5.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 20 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 359 26.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,349 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.8% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,466 78.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 715 17.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 291 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 223 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,783 69.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 69.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,495 66.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 512 22.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 160 7.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 89 3.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,256 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,256 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Boyne Island (State Suburbs). Of these 66.3% were employed full time, 22.7% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 196 9.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 138 6.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 187 8.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 230 10.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,260 58.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 739 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,171 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,965 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Boyne Island (State Suburbs) was $739.

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

Unpaid work Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,474 73.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,137 34.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 247 7.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 669 20.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.0% provided care for children and 7.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 796 23.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 855 25.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 430 12.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 395 11.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 412 35.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 610 52.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 120 10.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 52.9% were couple families with children, 35.7% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Boyne Island % 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 Boyne Island (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 Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,465 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,736 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,736 and those without children was $2,465.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 227 22.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 1.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 245 23.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 244 23.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 1.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 112 10.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 82 8.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 8.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,406 90.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 141 9.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,242 88.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 59 4.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 38 2.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 67 4.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 4.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 3.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 99 7.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 664 47.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 566 40.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.3 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 361 25.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 616 43.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 399 28.3 513,413 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 29 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 25.6% were owned outright, 43.8% were owned with a mortgage and 28.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,135 80.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 231 16.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 42 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.6% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 15.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.6% 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 Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
None 29 2.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 421 29.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 587 41.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 341 24.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 2.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), 29.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.3% 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 Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 133 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 60 45.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 73 54.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Boyne Island (State Suburbs), there were 133 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 60 (or 45.1%) were male and 73 (or 54.9%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Boyne Island % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,333 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,333.

Mortgage and rent Boyne Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,224 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Boyne Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,224.

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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