2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Herberton

Code SSC30748 (SSC)
People 934
Male 439
Female 495
Median age 43
Families 217
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 393
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $748
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Total 934 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 439 47.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 495 53.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 195 20.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 934 people in Herberton (State Suburbs) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 20.9% of the population.

Age Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 47 5.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 50 5.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 114 12.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 91 9.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 4.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 44 4.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 20 2.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 33 3.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 47 5.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 54 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 78 8.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 58 6.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 66 7.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 6.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 48 5.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 4.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 2.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 2.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Herberton (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 277 38.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 32 4.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 92 12.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 58 8.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 265 36.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Herberton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.3% were married and 17.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Herberton (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 258 43.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 65 10.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 272 45.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Herberton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Herberton (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 44 15.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 3.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 43 14.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 99 33.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 4.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 4.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 55 18.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 294 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Herberton (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.4% were in primary school, 48.6% in secondary school and 9.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 774 83.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 140 15.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 60 6.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 53 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 625 71.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Herberton (State Suburbs), 71.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Herberton % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 165 48.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 103 30.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 38 11.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 9.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 338 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 338 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Herberton (State Suburbs). Of these 48.8% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 45 14.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 4.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 46 14.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 60 19.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 106 34.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Herberton (State Suburbs), 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Herberton (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 972 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 748 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Herberton (State Suburbs) was $384.

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

Unpaid work Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 494 68.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 154 21.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 87 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 184 25.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Herberton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.3% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 116 16.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 166 22.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 102 14.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 115 15.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Herberton (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 100 46.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 66 30.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 50 23.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Herberton (State Suburbs), 30.6% were couple families with children, 46.3% were couple families without children and 23.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Herberton % 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 Herberton (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 Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,708 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Herberton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,708 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 13.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 5.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 11.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 15.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 6.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 32.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 9 5.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 9.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Herberton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 11.5% 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 Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 340 88.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 43 11.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Herberton (State Suburbs), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 326 95.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 3.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.9 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Herberton (State Suburbs), 95.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 8.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 78 22.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 165 48.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 61 17.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Herberton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.2% had 1 bedroom, 22.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 156 45.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 85 24.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 94 27.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Herberton (State Suburbs), 45.7% were owned outright, 24.9% were owned with a mortgage and 27.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 214 62.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 120 35.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Herberton (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.6% were family households, 35.1% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Herberton (State Suburbs), 39.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.0% 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 Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
None 12 3.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 144 42.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 119 35.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 55 16.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 2.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Herberton (State Suburbs), 42.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 193 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 70 36.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 123 63.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Herberton (State Suburbs), there were 193 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 70 (or 36.3%) were male and 123 (or 63.7%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Herberton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Herberton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,872 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Herberton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,872.

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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