2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Dalby

Code SSC30469 (SSC)
People 12,299
Male 6,193
Female 6,106
Median age 34
Families 3,052
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,005
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,247
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Total 12,299 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,193 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,106 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 692 5.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,299 people in Dalby (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.6% of the population.

Age Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,082 8.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 974 7.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 990 8.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 875 7.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 766 6.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 824 6.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 739 6.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 902 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 883 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 759 6.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 749 6.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 637 5.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 567 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 430 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 355 2.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 309 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 239 1.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 218 1.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dalby (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,781 51.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 301 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 665 7.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 497 5.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,006 32.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dalby (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.7% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dalby (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,074 52.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 870 11.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,872 36.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Dalby (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dalby (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 156 4.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 780 20.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 330 8.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 123 3.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 502 12.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 177 4.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 61 1.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 217 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 188 4.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 37 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,320 33.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,891 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dalby (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.7% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 10,276 83.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 922 8.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 470 4.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 326 3.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,276 84.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Dalby (State Suburbs), 84.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dalby % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,669 63.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,583 27.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 324 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 197 3.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,773 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,773 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dalby (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 564 10.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 430 7.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 584 10.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 868 15.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,806 50.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dalby (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dalby % 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 Dalby (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 608 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,436 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,247 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dalby (State Suburbs) was $608.

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

Unpaid work Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,248 67.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,865 31.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 866 9.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,961 21.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Dalby (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,766 19.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,191 23.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,132 12.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,157 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 Dalby (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,178 38.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,371 44.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 462 15.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 40 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dalby (State Suburbs), 44.9% were couple families with children, 38.6% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Dalby (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,829 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,085 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dalby (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,085 and those without children was $1,829.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 555 21.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 63 2.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 644 25.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 454 17.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 114 4.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 373 14.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 154 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 189 7.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Dalby (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 25.3% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,034 88.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 538 11.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Dalby (State Suburbs), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,749 92.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 55 1.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 210 5.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dalby (State Suburbs), 92.9% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 77 1.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 510 12.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,889 46.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,455 36.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 101 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dalby (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 12.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,186 29.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,393 34.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,330 33.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 104 2.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dalby (State Suburbs), 29.4% were owned outright, 34.5% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,997 74.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 878 21.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 160 4.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Dalby (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.3% were family households, 21.8% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dalby (State Suburbs), 20.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
None 253 6.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,295 32.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,559 38.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 792 19.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 137 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Dalby (State Suburbs), 32.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.6% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 693 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 329 47.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 364 52.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dalby (State Suburbs), there were 693 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 329 (or 47.5%) were male and 364 (or 52.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,084 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dalby (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,084.

Mortgage and rent Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,596 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dalby (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,596.

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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