2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Port Douglas

Code SSC31345 (SSC)
People 3,205
Male 1,631
Female 1,574
Median age 38
Families 737
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 2,086
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,068
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $278
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,205 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,631 50.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,574 49.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 53 1.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,205 people in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 178 5.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 130 4.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 115 3.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 143 4.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 270 8.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 334 10.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 267 8.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 271 8.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 234 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 245 7.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 243 7.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 221 6.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 241 7.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 138 4.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 103 3.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 33 1.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 0.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,006 36.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 102 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 352 12.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 61 2.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,262 45.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.1% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 748 34.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 446 20.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 947 44.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 20 2.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 119 14.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 24 2.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 76 9.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 53 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 53 6.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 22 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 433 52.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 818 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs) 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.2% were in primary school, 10.8% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,915 59.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 968 35.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 201 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 152 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,434 52.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 52.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,184 62.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 548 28.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 96 5.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 73 3.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,901 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,901 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Douglas (State Suburbs). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 157 8.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 135 7.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 257 14.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 263 14.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 924 50.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 663 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,350 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,068 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Douglas (State Suburbs) was $663.

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

Unpaid work Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,875 67.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 523 18.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 183 6.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 492 17.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.8% provided care for children and 6.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 691 24.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 730 26.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 257 9.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 195 7.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 421 57.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 195 26.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 111 15.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 26.4% were couple families with children, 57.0% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,669 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,603 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,603 and those without children was $1,669.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 207 33.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 7.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 130 21.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 57 9.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 4.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 86 14.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 30 4.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 5.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), of couple families, 33.7% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,229 76.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 369 23.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 76.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 495 40.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 313 25.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 376 30.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 40 3.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 40.3% were separate houses, 25.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 30.6% were flats, units or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 92 7.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 508 41.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 399 32.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 196 16.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 41.4% had 2 bedrooms and 32.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 245 20.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 286 23.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 667 54.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 20.0% were owned outright, 23.3% were owned with a mortgage and 54.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 724 58.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 379 30.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 126 10.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.9% were family households, 30.8% were single person households and 10.3% were group households.

Household income Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 278 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.1 -- 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 Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
None 168 13.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 603 49.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 325 26.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 90 7.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), 49.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.3% 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 Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 54 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 29 53.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 25 46.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Port Douglas (State Suburbs), there were 54 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 29 (or 53.7%) were male and 25 (or 46.3%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Port Douglas % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Port Douglas (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Port Douglas % 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 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Port Douglas (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 $2,167.

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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