2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Chinchilla

Code SSC30363 (SSC)
People 5,487
Male 2,815
Female 2,672
Median age 34
Families 1,391
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,445
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,327
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,487 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,815 51.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,672 48.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 212 3.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,487 people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 466 8.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 422 7.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 404 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 339 6.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 340 6.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 403 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 395 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 360 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 365 6.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 372 6.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 304 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 267 4.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 254 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 190 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 204 3.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 155 2.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 143 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 104 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,156 51.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 123 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 288 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 286 6.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,343 32.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,876 52.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 436 12.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,266 35.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 65 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 330 22.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 135 9.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 92 6.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 303 20.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 91 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 56 3.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 15 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 387 26.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,481 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.6% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 10.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,750 86.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 468 9.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 220 4.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 178 3.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,238 83.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 83.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,764 64.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 692 25.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 175 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 96 3.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,727 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,727 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chinchilla (State Suburbs). Of these 64.7% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 238 9.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 179 6.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 274 10.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 307 11.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,458 55.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 623 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,587 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,327 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chinchilla (State Suburbs) was $623.

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

Unpaid work Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,952 70.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,336 31.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 425 10.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,173 28.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 878 20.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,018 24.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 533 12.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 525 12.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 582 41.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 617 44.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 173 12.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 44.4% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,968 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,172 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,172 and those without children was $1,968.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 278 23.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 287 24.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 197 16.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 167 14.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 85 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 107 9.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,938 87.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 268 12.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 87.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,746 90.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 51 2.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 113 5.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 1.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 90.0% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 2.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 277 14.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 836 43.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 741 38.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 40 2.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.3% had 2 bedrooms and 43.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 643 33.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 544 28.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 675 34.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 1.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 33.1% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,371 70.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 510 26.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 58 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.7% were family households, 26.3% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 23.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.6% 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
None 109 5.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 601 31.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 743 38.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 413 21.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 71 3.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 215 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 98 45.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 117 54.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chinchilla (State Suburbs), there were 215 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 98 (or 45.6%) were male and 117 (or 54.4%) 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 Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,323 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,323.

Mortgage and rent Chinchilla % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,020 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Chinchilla (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,020.

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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