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Blackall (L)

Code UCL321014 (UCL)
People 1,218
Male 583
Female 635
Median age 41
Families 329
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 697
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $778
Median monthly mortgage repayments $900
Median weekly rent $126
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,218 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 583 47.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 635 52.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 52 4.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,218 people in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.3% of the population.

Age Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 87 7.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 75 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 80 6.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 64 5.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 75 6.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 75 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 60 4.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 76 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 5.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 78 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 81 6.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 85 7.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 92 7.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 68 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 43 3.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 50 4.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 3.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 482 49.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 2.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 95 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 92 9.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 290 29.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 411 48.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 116 13.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 320 37.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 23.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 39 14.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 56 21.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.1 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 10 3.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 5.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 69 25.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 266 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.0% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 8.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,114 91.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 65 5.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 50 4.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 38 3.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,009 86.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 318 56.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 178 31.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 42 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 25 4.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 563 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 563 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 64 11.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 49 9.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 66 12.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 68 12.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 250 46.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 441 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,023 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 778 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $441.

Travel to work, top responses Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 653 66.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 250 25.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 105 10.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 266 27.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 162 16.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 240 24.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 96 9.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 158 16.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 152 46.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 126 38.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 14.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.4% were couple families with children, 46.3% were couple families without children and 14.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,428 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,577 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,577 and those without children was $1,428.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 14.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 56 20.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 13.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 6.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 51 18.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 23 8.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 40 14.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 14.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 496 77.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 142 22.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 425 85.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 2.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 44 8.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 2.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.5% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 48 9.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 121 24.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 223 44.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 88 17.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 2.8 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 Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 9.7% had 1 bedroom, 24.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% 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 Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 201 40.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 113 22.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 152 30.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 2.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 4.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.4% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 318 64.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 176 35.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 35.4% were single person households and 0.6% were group households.

Household income Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 126 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 900 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 59 11.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 212 42.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 141 28.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 14.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 54 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 30 55.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 24 44.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 54 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 30 (or 55.6%) were male and 24 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 742 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $742.

Mortgage and rent Blackall (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 433 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Blackall (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $433.

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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