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Home Island (L)

Code UCL922001 (UCL)
People 419
Male 207
Female 212
Median age 38
Families 131
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 104
Average people per household 4.4
Median weekly household income $1,089
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Total 419 -- 3,033 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 207 49.4 1,970 65.0 10,634,013 49.4
Female 212 50.6 1,063 35.0 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 1.2 248 8.2 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 419 people in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People
0-4 years 29 6.9 141 4.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 21 5.0 176 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 44 10.5 184 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 26 6.2 164 5.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 3.6 271 8.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 30 7.2 429 14.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 5.5 298 9.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 4.3 226 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 5.0 221 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 8.4 226 7.5 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 35 8.4 198 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 39 9.3 195 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 6.4 147 4.8 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 4.8 66 2.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 4.1 50 1.6 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 2.9 22 0.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.7 13 0.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.0 6 0.2 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 32 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 271 83.6 1,340 52.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 0.9 57 2.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 0 0.0 90 3.6 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 2.8 59 2.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 41 12.7 985 38.9 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 83.6% were married and 0.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 45 -- 50 --
Separated 25 -- 42 -- 49 --
Divorced 0 -- 52 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 18 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 18 years.

Social marital status Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 248 81.3 883 59.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 0 0.0 92 6.1 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 57 18.7 521 34.8 6,413,399 41.3

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 0.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 0 -- 39 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 37 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 0 years.

Education Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.2 38 2.7 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 29 30.5 196 14.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 0 0.0 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 14 1.0 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 31.6 126 9.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 3 0.2 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 3 0.2 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.2 27 1.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 28 2.0 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11 0.8 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 30 31.6 949 68.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 95 -- 1,395 -- 6,503,580 --

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 30.3% in secondary school and 6.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Australia 353 84.2 1,475 48.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 51 13.9 849 40.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 26 7.1 138 6.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 1.9 133 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 283 77.1 993 47.0 10,757,087 53.7

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 69 44.8 867 70.5 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 53 34.4 230 18.7 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 8.4 83 6.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 12.3 49 4.0 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 154 -- 1,229 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 154 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 44.8% were employed full time, 34.4% were employed part-time and 12.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 18.8 83 7.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 7.2 64 5.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 15.2 85 7.2 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 21 15.2 253 21.4 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 45 32.6 612 51.7 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 44 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 43 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 413 -- 830 -- 577 --
Family 962 -- 1,753 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,089 -- 1,670 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $413.

Travel to work, top responses Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 119 36.8 1,031 40.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 71 22.0 414 16.4 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 23 7.1 103 4.1 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 49 15.1 474 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.0% provided care for children and 7.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 44 13.6 371 14.7 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 47 14.5 402 15.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 14 4.3 149 5.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 16 4.9 107 4.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 37.4 206 35.2 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 82 62.6 295 50.4 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 74 12.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.6% were couple families with children, 37.4% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 33.3 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 66.7 -- 82.4

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 0.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Families without children 0 -- 2,307 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,562 -- 2,454 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,562 and those without children was $0.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 10.1 142 28.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 5.4 23 4.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 10.9 74 14.7 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 17.1 88 17.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 12.4 25 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 45 34.9 74 14.7 899,598 19.2
Other 5 3.9 36 7.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 5.4 41 8.2 314,529 6.7

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 10.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 10.9% 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 Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 95 91.3 695 89.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9 8.7 85 10.9 934,470 10.7

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 94 100.0 397 57.0 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 67 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 212 30.5 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7 1.0 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 3 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 66 9.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5 5.3 139 20.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 30 31.9 327 47.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 54 57.4 135 19.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 5.3 25 3.6 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 4.4 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 5.3% had 2 bedrooms and 31.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 4.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 13 14.0 169 24.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 58 8.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 52 55.9 405 58.4 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 23.7 26 3.7 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 6.5 36 5.2 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 55.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Family households 94 100.0 537 77.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 0 0.0 137 19.7 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 21 3.0 321,007 4.1

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 100.0% were family households, 0.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 11.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 15.0 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% 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 Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 89 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 94.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 5.3 -- 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 Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 867 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 99.1 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 0.9 -- 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 Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
None 8 8.2 56 8.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 19 19.6 256 36.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 27 27.8 213 30.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 34 35.1 131 18.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 9.3 39 5.6 234,292 3.0

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.1% 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 Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 246 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 57.1 121 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 42.9 125 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 54 -- 30 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 57.1%) were male and 3 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 54 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.1 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 939 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Home Island (L) % Other Territories % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 44 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,300 -- 1,647 --

In Home Island (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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