2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Buccan

Code SSC30252 (SSC)
People 1,575
Male 806
Female 769
Median age 40
Families 424
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 519
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,634
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,928
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,575 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 806 51.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 769 48.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 1.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,575 people in Buccan (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 58 3.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 105 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 132 8.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 159 10.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 105 6.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 66 4.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 58 3.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 101 6.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 122 7.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 170 10.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 136 8.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 114 7.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 103 6.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 77 4.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 29 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Buccan (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 697 54.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 2.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 93 7.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 42 3.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 416 32.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Buccan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Buccan (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 633 55.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 95 8.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 413 36.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Buccan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Buccan (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 15 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 68 13.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 6.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 44 8.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 39 7.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 32 6.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 44 8.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 8.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 155 30.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 504 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Buccan (State Suburbs) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,187 75.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 331 23.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 120 8.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 91 6.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 879 61.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Buccan (State Suburbs), 61.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Buccan % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 518 59.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 253 28.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59 6.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 48 5.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 878 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 878 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Buccan (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 87 10.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 72 8.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 93 11.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 154 18.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 367 44.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Buccan (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Buccan (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,599 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,634 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Buccan (State Suburbs) was $606.

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

Unpaid work Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 897 70.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 371 29.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 115 9.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 179 14.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Buccan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% 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, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 278 21.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 295 23.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 178 13.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 145 11.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Buccan (State Suburbs), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 148 34.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 226 53.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 11.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Buccan (State Suburbs), 53.3% were couple families with children, 34.9% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Buccan % 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 Buccan (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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,014 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,160 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buccan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,160 and those without children was $2,014.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 95 25.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 5.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 88 23.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 63 16.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 3.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 55 14.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 24 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 5.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Buccan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 463 95.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 24 4.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Buccan (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 464 100.0 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 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Buccan (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14 3.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 171 36.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 267 57.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Buccan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.0% had 2 bedrooms and 36.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 155 33.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 251 54.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 45 9.7 513,413 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 11 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Buccan (State Suburbs), 33.5% were owned outright, 54.3% were owned with a mortgage and 9.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 397 85.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 55 11.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 2.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Buccan (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.6% were family households, 11.9% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buccan (State Suburbs), 12.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% 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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 0.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 74 16.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 158 34.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 213 46.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Buccan (State Suburbs), 16.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 46.0% 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 Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 42.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 57.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 44 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Buccan (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 42.9%) were male and 16 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 44 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Buccan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,892 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Buccan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,892.

Mortgage and rent Buccan % 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 Buccan (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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