2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Buxton (Qld)

Code SSC30283 (SSC)
People 402
Male 220
Female 182
Median age 58
Families 124
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 296
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $615
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,473
Median weekly rent $183
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 402 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 220 54.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 182 45.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 2.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 402 people in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 2.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 3.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 11 2.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 13 3.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 1.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7 1.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7 1.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9 2.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 5.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 44 10.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 29 7.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 45 11.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 68 16.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 59 14.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 28 7.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 3.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 58 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 58 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 221 60.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 4.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 53 14.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 4.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 63 17.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 18.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 41 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people never married was 41 years.

Social marital status Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 169 56.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 14.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 85 28.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 12 15.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.8 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 10 12.5 154,133 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 3 3.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 7.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 46 57.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 80 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) 20.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.8% were in primary school, 12.5% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 310 76.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 62 17.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 22 6.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 10 2.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 263 73.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 73.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 56 47.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 38 31.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 10 8.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 15 12.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 119 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 119 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 47.1% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 12.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6 5.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 14.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 16.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 13.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 45 43.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 5.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 771 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 615 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $353.

Travel to work, top responses Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 233 62.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 45 12.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 47 12.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 39 10.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 12.3% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 44 11.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 88 23.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 41 11.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 16.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 86 69.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 28 22.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 4.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 3.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 22.6% were couple families with children, 69.4% were couple families without children and 4.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

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

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

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 6.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 6.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4 3.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 8.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 3.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 62 55.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 3.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 13.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 6.2% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 3.6% 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 Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 163 57.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 121 42.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 57.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 42.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 163 100.0 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 Buxton (Qld) (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 Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 5.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 48 29.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 80 48.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 23 14.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 29.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 54.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 40 24.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 17.9 513,413 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 5 3.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 54.3% were owned outright, 24.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 120 74.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 38 23.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.1% were family households, 23.5% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 44.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 183 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 63 38.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 79 48.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 18 11.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% 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 Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 54.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 45.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 11 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 54.5%) were male and 5 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 841 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $841.

Mortgage and rent Buxton (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,181 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Buxton (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,181.

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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