2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Cardwell

Code SSC30325 (SSC)
People 1,176
Male 629
Female 547
Median age 52
Families 296
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 810
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $782
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,135
Median weekly rent $220
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 Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,176 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 629 53.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 547 46.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 114 9.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,176 people in Cardwell (State Suburbs) of these 53.5% were male and 46.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.7% of the population.

Age Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 63 5.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 52 4.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 64 5.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 49 4.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 32 2.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 51 4.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 49 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 40 3.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 53 4.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 87 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 115 9.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 106 9.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 108 9.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 97 8.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 81 6.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 55 4.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 3.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 37 3.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cardwell (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 479 47.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 155 15.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 88 8.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 249 24.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cardwell (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 19.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cardwell (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 408 50.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 88 11.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 305 38.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cardwell (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 5 2.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 48 19.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 33 13.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 6.8 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 14 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 2.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 119 47.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 249 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cardwell (State Suburbs) 21.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.3% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 8.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 933 79.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 201 18.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 70 6.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 3.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 768 71.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), 71.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 261 57.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 133 29.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 29 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 29 6.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 452 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 452 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cardwell (State Suburbs). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 44 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 42 9.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 49 11.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 59 13.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 200 46.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cardwell (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cardwell (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 438 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 993 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 782 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cardwell (State Suburbs) was $438.

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

Unpaid work Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 598 59.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 173 17.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 100 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 213 21.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.2% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 137 13.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 190 18.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 131 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 139 13.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cardwell (State Suburbs), 18.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 181 61.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 75 25.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 12.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cardwell (State Suburbs), 25.3% were couple families with children, 61.1% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Cardwell (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,406 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,687 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,687 and those without children was $1,406.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 14.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 5.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 37 14.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 13.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 6.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 81 31.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 6.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 8.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 14.4% 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 Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 468 72.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 178 27.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), 72.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 338 72.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 7.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 73 15.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 24 5.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cardwell (State Suburbs), 72.2% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.6% were flats, units or apartments and 5.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 3.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 44 9.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 123 26.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 197 41.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 13.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 5.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.4% had 1 bedroom, 26.2% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 168 35.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 78 16.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 190 40.4 513,413 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 34 7.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cardwell (State Suburbs), 35.7% were owned outright, 16.6% were owned with a mortgage and 40.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 291 62.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 158 33.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 3.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.3% were family households, 33.8% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), 37.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.4 -- 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 Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,135 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
None 31 6.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 207 44.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 148 31.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 51 10.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 6.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), 44.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 115 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 40.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 68 59.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cardwell (State Suburbs), there were 115 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 40.9%) were male and 68 (or 59.1%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 787 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $787.

Mortgage and rent Cardwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 208 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,050 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cardwell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $208 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,050.

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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