2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Nelly Bay

Code SSC31209 (SSC)
People 1,055
Male 525
Female 530
Median age 48
Families 289
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 806
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $864
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,055 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 525 49.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 530 50.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 3.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,055 people in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 4.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 62 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 63 6.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 50 4.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 47 4.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 46 4.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 46 4.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 63 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 6.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 92 8.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 114 10.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 86 8.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 99 9.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 5.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 54 5.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 2.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 388 43.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 44 5.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 120 13.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 45 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 289 32.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.8% were married and 18.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 338 44.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 96 12.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 330 43.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 88 33.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 33 12.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 5.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 3.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 4.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 9.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 70 26.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 266 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.2% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 732 69.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 303 31.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 86 8.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 54 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 533 54.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 54.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 273 52.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 187 35.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 6.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 521 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 521 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 52.4% were employed full time, 35.9% were employed part-time and 6.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 63 12.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 11.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 64 12.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 79 15.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 199 40.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 504 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 972 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 864 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) was $504.

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

Unpaid work Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 657 74.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 209 23.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 92 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 235 26.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 163 18.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 255 28.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 141 15.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 99 11.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 145 50.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 82 28.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 58 20.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 28.5% were couple families with children, 50.3% were couple families without children and 20.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,928 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,928 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 44 19.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 7.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 15.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 9.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 7.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 53 23.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 18 7.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 10.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.1% had both partners employed full-time, 7.4% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 435 59.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 293 40.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 59.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 40.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 348 80.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 1.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 16.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 2.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 80.0% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 1.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 5.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 109 25.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 206 47.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 78 17.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 3.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 25.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 147 33.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 111 25.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 160 36.9 513,413 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 16 3.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 33.9% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 282 64.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 133 30.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 4.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 32.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 53 12.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 227 52.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 96 22.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 9.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 4.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), 52.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.0% 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 Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 32.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 23 67.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 32.4%) were male and 23 (or 67.6%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Nelly Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Nelly Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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