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Dalby

Code UCL313003 (UCL)
People 10,861
Male 5,426
Female 5,435
Median age 34
Families 2,660
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,490
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,205
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,461
Median weekly rent $250
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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,861 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,426 50.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,435 50.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 656 6.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,861 people in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.0% of the population.

Age Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 948 8.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 852 7.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 853 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 781 7.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 717 6.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 740 6.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 636 5.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 771 7.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 783 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 649 6.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 663 6.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 558 5.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 498 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 385 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 310 2.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 285 2.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 224 2.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 208 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,066 49.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 278 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 621 7.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 479 5.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,760 33.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.6% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,427 49.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 810 11.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,640 38.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 131 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 671 19.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 282 8.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 92 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 426 12.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 155 4.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 1.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 197 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 161 4.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 35 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,256 36.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,453 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) 31.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 8,951 82.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 856 8.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 408 4.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 294 3.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,059 83.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dalby % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,180 63.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,364 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 285 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 191 3.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,020 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,020 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 63.3% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 484 10.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 363 7.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 518 10.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 777 16.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,399 49.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 601 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,400 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,205 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) was $601.

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

Unpaid work Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,458 66.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,492 30.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 762 9.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,688 20.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 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, 30.4% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,543 18.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,927 23.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 995 12.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 990 12.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,019 38.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,160 43.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 443 16.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.6% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,787 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,050 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,050 and those without children was $1,787.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 483 22.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 58 2.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 530 24.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 392 18.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 100 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 334 15.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 128 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 157 7.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 22.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,599 88.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 486 11.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,306 92.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 56 1.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 210 5.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 0.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.0% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 69 1.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 476 13.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,735 48.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,212 33.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 99 2.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 13.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,025 28.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,187 33.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,267 35.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 100 2.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.5% were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,613 72.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 831 23.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 153 4.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 72.6% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.1% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,461 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
None 247 6.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,230 34.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,354 37.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 631 17.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 132 3.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% 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 Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 658 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 313 47.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 345 52.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 658 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 313 (or 47.6%) were male and 345 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dalby % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,004 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,004.

Mortgage and rent Dalby % 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 1,525 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dalby (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,525.

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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