2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gayndah

Code SSC30638 (SSC)
People 1,789
Male 867
Female 922
Median age 42
Families 447
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 900
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $806
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $155
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,789 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 867 48.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 922 51.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 146 8.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,789 people in Gayndah (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.2% of the population.

Age Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 95 5.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 117 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 146 8.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 102 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 74 4.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 98 5.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 95 5.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 90 5.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 126 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 101 5.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 118 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 127 7.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 127 7.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 6.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 95 5.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 53 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 48 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 60 3.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gayndah (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 682 47.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 45 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 137 9.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 120 8.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 446 31.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gayndah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.7% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gayndah (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 569 47.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 139 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 500 41.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gayndah (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 14 2.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 20.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 9.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 17.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 3.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 2.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 12 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 224 40.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 560 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gayndah (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 6.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,473 82.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 156 9.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 90 5.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 38 2.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,296 82.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), 82.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 431 54.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 267 33.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 57 7.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 41 5.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 796 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 796 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gayndah (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 91 12.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 55 7.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 118 15.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 147 19.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 292 38.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gayndah (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gayndah (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 478 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 946 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 806 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gayndah (State Suburbs) was $478.

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

Unpaid work Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 879 61.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 338 23.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 145 10.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 374 26.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.7% 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, 26.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 227 15.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 314 22.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 185 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 153 10.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gayndah (State Suburbs), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 214 47.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 155 34.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 75 16.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gayndah (State Suburbs), 34.7% were couple families with children, 47.9% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gayndah (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,351 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,714 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,714 and those without children was $1,351.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 63 17.2 216,006 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 74 20.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 11.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 5.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 79 21.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 44 12.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 692 86.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 105 13.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), 86.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 642 92.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 2.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 28 4.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gayndah (State Suburbs), 92.6% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 4.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 3.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 121 17.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 356 51.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 139 20.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 50 7.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 244 35.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 170 24.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 219 31.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 8.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gayndah (State Suburbs), 35.3% were owned outright, 24.6% were owned with a mortgage and 31.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 445 64.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 225 32.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.4% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), 35.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.7% 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 Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 155 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
None 59 8.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 270 39.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 202 29.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 15.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 8.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), 39.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 149 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 69 46.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 80 53.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gayndah (State Suburbs), there were 149 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 69 (or 46.3%) were male and 80 (or 53.7%) 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 Gayndah % 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 1.1 -- 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 Gayndah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $787.

Mortgage and rent Gayndah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gayndah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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