2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Dicky Beach

Code SSC30491 (SSC)
People 1,758
Male 832
Female 926
Median age 48
Families 456
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 977
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $831
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,928
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,758 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 832 47.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 926 52.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,758 people in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 60 3.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 88 5.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 115 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 106 6.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 77 4.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 55 3.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 70 4.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 90 5.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 130 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 129 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 116 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 136 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 121 6.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 101 5.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 89 5.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 91 5.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 83 4.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 100 5.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 689 46.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 57 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 176 11.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 165 11.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 407 27.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.1% were married and 15.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 560 46.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 141 11.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 503 41.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 14 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 85 18.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 5.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 3.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 65 14.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 5.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 7.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 3.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 8.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 134 29.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 460 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,349 76.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 308 19.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 104 6.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 78 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,106 69.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 365 51.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 256 35.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 50 7.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 6.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 716 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 716 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs). Of these 51.0% were employed full time, 35.8% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 94 13.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 74 10.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 84 12.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 99 14.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 268 39.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,065 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 831 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) was $468.

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

Unpaid work Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,019 68.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 370 24.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 156 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 302 20.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.8% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 283 18.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 378 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 192 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 171 11.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 218 47.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 149 32.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 83 18.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 32.7% were couple families with children, 47.9% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,521 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,327 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,327 and those without children was $1,521.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 65 17.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 65 17.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 28 7.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 6.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 110 29.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 22 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 9.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 17.7% 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 Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 683 79.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 172 20.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 79.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 462 67.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 124 18.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 37 5.4 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 60 8.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 67.6% were separate houses, 18.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.4% were flats, units or apartments and 8.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 6.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 158 23.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 294 43.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 169 24.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 23.1% had 2 bedrooms and 43.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 278 40.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 134 19.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 247 36.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 40.7% were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 446 65.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 222 32.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.4% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 34.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.8 -- 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 Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
None 70 10.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 285 41.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 248 36.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 58 8.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.5% 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 Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 23.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 13 76.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 23.5%) were male and 13 (or 76.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 574 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $574.

Mortgage and rent Dicky Beach % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dicky Beach (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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