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Yeppoon

Code UCL313008 (UCL)
People 15,141
Male 7,605
Female 7,536
Median age 39
Families 4,039
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,029
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,111
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,993
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Total 15,141 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,605 50.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,536 49.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 569 3.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,141 people in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 934 6.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 941 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,203 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,227 8.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 734 4.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 795 5.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 790 5.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 981 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,048 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,130 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,055 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 960 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 947 6.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 743 4.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 564 3.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 447 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 347 2.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 295 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,909 49.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 429 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,115 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 761 6.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,848 31.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.0% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,050 49.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,234 12.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,913 38.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 130 2.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 824 18.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 486 10.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 45 1.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 451 9.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 688 15.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 100 2.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 260 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 343 7.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 59 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,157 25.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,543 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 27.3% in secondary school and 13.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 12,343 81.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,110 15.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 882 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 683 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,336 73.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 73.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,257 59.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,033 28.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 466 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 354 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,110 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,110 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 715 10.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 557 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 765 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,041 15.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,211 47.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 572 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,426 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,111 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) was $572.

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

Unpaid work Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,454 70.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,293 27.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,203 10.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,258 18.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,428 20.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,106 25.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,553 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,370 11.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,783 44.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,572 38.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 649 16.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 35 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.9% were couple families with children, 44.1% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,072 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,451 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,451 and those without children was $2,072.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 680 20.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 99 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 647 19.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 426 12.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 136 4.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 710 21.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 200 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 455 13.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,572 84.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 988 15.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,526 81.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 293 5.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 606 10.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 138 2.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.2% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 58 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 308 5.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 960 17.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,126 38.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,007 36.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 116 2.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 38.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,709 30.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,705 30.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,924 34.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 88 1.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 148 2.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.7% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,970 71.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,425 25.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 179 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 71.2% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.5% 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 Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,993 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
None 455 8.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,020 36.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,053 36.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 844 15.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 200 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.1% 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 Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 569 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 310 54.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 259 45.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 569 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 310 (or 54.5%) were male and 259 (or 45.5%) 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 Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 994 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $994.

Mortgage and rent Yeppoon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Yeppoon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,058.

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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