2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Burrum Heads

Code SSC30279 (SSC)
People 1,737
Male 854
Female 883
Median age 59
Families 584
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,222
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $665
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,634
Median weekly rent $225
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,737 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 854 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 883 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 2.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,737 people in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 46 2.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 62 3.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 84 4.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 57 3.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 30 1.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 31 1.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 47 2.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 64 3.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 79 4.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 84 4.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 118 6.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 180 10.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 274 15.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 266 15.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 150 8.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 93 5.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 43 2.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 1.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 59 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) was 59 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 33.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,025 66.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 47 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 176 11.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 87 5.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 208 13.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 66.4% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 900 66.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 129 9.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 327 24.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 53 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 57 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 53 years.

Education Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 1.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 84 27.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 3.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 1.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 45 14.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 3.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 2.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 5.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 99 32.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 307 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) 17.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,395 80.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 301 18.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 102 6.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 64 3.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,185 71.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 71.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 218 45.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 173 35.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 50 10.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 8.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 483 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 483 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs). Of these 45.1% were employed full time, 35.8% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 79 18.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 12.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 64 14.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 152 35.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 18.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 345 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 768 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 665 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) was $345.

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

Unpaid work Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,063 68.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 233 15.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 207 13.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 224 14.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.1% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 211 13.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 318 20.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 265 17.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 270 17.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 20.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 436 74.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 100 17.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 48 8.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 17.1% were couple families with children, 74.7% were couple families without children and 8.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 8.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 91.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs) 8.5% of single parents were male and 91.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,708 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,708 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 33 6.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 37 7.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 39 7.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 6.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 296 55.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 30 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 45 8.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), of couple families, 6.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 7.0% 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 Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 745 71.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 305 29.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 71.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 652 87.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 28 3.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 54 7.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 87.6% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 7.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 52 7.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 85 11.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 328 44.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 262 35.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.0% had 1 bedroom, 11.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 438 58.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 148 19.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 146 19.6 513,413 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 12 1.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 58.9% were owned outright, 19.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 573 77.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 153 20.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 2.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.1% were family households, 20.6% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 44.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.0% 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 Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 225 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,634 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
None 25 3.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 338 45.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 271 36.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 85 11.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), 45.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.4% 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 Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 51 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 47.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 27 52.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), there were 51 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 47.1%) were male and 27 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,017 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,017.

Mortgage and rent Burrum Heads % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Burrum Heads (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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