2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Helidon

Code SSC30743 (SSC)
People 1,053
Male 532
Female 521
Median age 39
Families 273
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 413
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $949
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $255
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 Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,053 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 532 50.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 521 49.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,053 people in Helidon (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 93 8.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 82 7.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 65 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 88 8.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 50 4.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 52 4.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 50 4.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 77 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 85 8.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 64 6.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 69 6.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 56 5.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 40 3.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 3.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 21 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Helidon (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 399 49.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 41 5.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 63 7.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 50 6.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 254 31.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Helidon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.4% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Helidon (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 357 49.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 54 7.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 306 42.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Helidon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Helidon (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 17 5.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 70 23.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 4.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 56 18.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 1.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 4.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 20 6.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 102 33.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 305 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Helidon (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 865 82.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 137 14.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 61 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 40 4.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 715 75.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Helidon (State Suburbs), 75.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Helidon % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 281 62.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 119 26.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 5.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 25 5.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 449 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 449 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Helidon (State Suburbs). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 26.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 35 8.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 48 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 88 20.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 189 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Helidon (State Suburbs), 8.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,119 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 949 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Helidon (State Suburbs) was $473.

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

Unpaid work Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 536 66.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 238 29.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 87 10.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 149 18.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Helidon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 133 16.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 173 21.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 102 12.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 126 15.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Helidon (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 109 39.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 108 39.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 17.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 2.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Helidon (State Suburbs), 39.6% were couple families with children, 39.9% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Helidon (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,111 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Helidon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,111 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 50 23.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 18.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 39 18.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 2.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 38 17.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 11.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Helidon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 1.4% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 354 90.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 9.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Helidon (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 337 95.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 4.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Helidon (State Suburbs), 95.2% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 48 13.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 161 45.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 132 37.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Helidon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 117 33.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 110 31.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 114 32.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Helidon (State Suburbs), 33.1% were owned outright, 31.1% were owned with a mortgage and 32.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 262 73.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 82 23.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Helidon (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.8% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Helidon (State Suburbs), 27.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 255 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
None 16 4.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 112 31.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 132 37.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 77 21.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 4.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Helidon (State Suburbs), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% 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 Helidon % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 19 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 47.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 52.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 54 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Helidon (State Suburbs), there were 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 47.4%) were male and 10 (or 52.6%) were female. The median age was 54 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Helidon % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Helidon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Helidon % 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 1,378 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Helidon (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 $1,378.

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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