2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bundaberg East

Code SSC30258 (SSC)
People 2,810
Male 1,396
Female 1,414
Median age 37
Families 705
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,233
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $874
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,442
Median weekly rent $243
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,810 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,396 49.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,414 50.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 3.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,810 people in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 193 6.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 222 7.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 220 7.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 164 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 160 5.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 195 6.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 155 5.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 163 5.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 161 5.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 165 5.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 197 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 184 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 161 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 133 4.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 132 4.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 71 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 79 2.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 55 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,060 48.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 100 4.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 211 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 164 7.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 639 29.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 922 48.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 162 8.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 835 43.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 43 5.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 223 26.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 41 4.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 52 6.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 74 8.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 37 4.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 3.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 50 6.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 50 6.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 10 1.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 232 27.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 838 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.5% were in primary school, 16.3% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,323 82.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 331 12.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 161 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 91 3.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,979 77.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 77.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 679 56.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 359 29.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59 4.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 107 8.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,204 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,204 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 8.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 115 10.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 92 8.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 149 13.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 231 21.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 451 41.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 471 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,128 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 874 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) was $471.

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

Unpaid work Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,484 68.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 609 28.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 283 13.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 427 19.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 396 18.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 549 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 281 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 259 11.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 270 38.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 292 41.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 133 18.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 41.5% were couple families with children, 38.4% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs) 21.1% of single parents were male and 78.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,990 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,990 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 90 16.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 131 23.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 92 16.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 4.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 141 25.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 4.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 6.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,073 93.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 76 6.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 837 78.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 146 13.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 52 4.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 38 3.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 78.0% were separate houses, 13.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 128 11.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 113 10.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 509 47.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 267 24.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 4.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.9% had 1 bedroom, 10.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 320 29.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 305 28.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 391 36.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 50 4.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 29.9% were owned outright, 28.5% were owned with a mortgage and 36.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 695 64.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 339 31.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 3.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 35.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 243 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.1 -- 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 Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,442 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
None 108 10.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 400 37.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 349 32.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 152 14.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 5.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% 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 Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 92 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 43 46.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 49 53.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), there were 92 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 43 (or 46.7%) were male and 49 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bundaberg East % 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 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 928 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $928.

Mortgage and rent Bundaberg East % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bundaberg East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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