2016 Census QuickStats

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Woorabinda

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples 906
Male 48.1%
Female 51.9%
Median age 22
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 236
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $714
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $120

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includes demographics & education cultural & language diversity employment

People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal 850 93.8 148,940 79.9 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 3 0.3 21,056 11.3 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 53 5.8 16,487 8.8 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Woorabinda, there were 906 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female.

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Age Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --
0-4 years 107 11.8 21,857 11.7 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 210 23.2 44,223 23.7 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 183 20.2 35,876 19.2 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 113 12.5 24,524 13.2 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 102 11.2 20,754 11.1 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 100 11.0 18,739 10.0 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 57 6.3 12,308 6.6 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 35 3.9 8,194 4.4 30,952 4.8

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 22 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 35.4% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 3.9% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Married 90 15.3 26,266 21.8 105,086 24.5
Separated 12 2.0 5,219 4.3 19,112 4.5
Divorced 10 1.7 7,870 6.5 28,796 6.7
Widowed 10 1.7 3,492 2.9 13,794 3.2
Never married 468 79.3 77,564 64.4 261,980 61.1

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), 15.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 3.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 44 8.2 22,449 21.1 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 102 19.1 18,992 17.9 60,051 16.0
Not married 388 72.7 64,807 61.0 228,281 60.9

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), 8.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 19.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 14 4.6 3,597 4.9 16,698 6.4
Primary 119 39.0 29,132 39.8 97,859 37.5
Secondary 82 26.9 19,602 26.8 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 3,177 4.3 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 5 1.6 4,645 6.3 15,489 5.9
Other 15 4.9 1,750 2.4 5,047 1.9
Not stated 70 23.0 11,357 15.5 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), 33.5% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.0% were attending a primary school, 26.9% were attending a secondary school and 1.6% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 11 1.8 6,490 5.4 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 15 2.5 7,156 5.9 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 3 0.5 3,808 3.2 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 44 7.4 17,714 14.7 56,625 13.2
Year 12 61 10.2 21,285 17.7 59,949 14.0
Year 11 56 9.4 9,701 8.1 34,674 8.1
Year 10 177 29.6 21,474 17.8 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 4 0.7 280 0.2 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 58 0.0 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 84 14.1 15,282 12.7 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 5 0.8 920 0.8 4,256 1.0
Not stated 125 20.9 13,484 11.2 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), 10.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 2.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Australian Indigenous language, top responses Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %

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Ancestry, top responses Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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People — employment
Employment
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 97 47.8 30,836 46.8 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 49 24.1 17,867 27.1 61,049 27.4
Away from work 12 5.9 3,935 6.0 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 45 22.2 13,259 20.1 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force
People aged 15 years and over
346 58.6 51,070 42.4 190,132 44.3

There were people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations). Of these 47.8% were employed full time, 24.1% were employed part-time and 22.2% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Occupation, top responses Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 297 -- 453 -- 441 --
Household 714 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations) was $297 and the median weekly household income was $714.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 379 64.8 75,703 62.9 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 142 24.0 38,265 31.8 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 53 9.0 15,171 12.6 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 47 8.0 18,300 15.2 63,303 14.8

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 64.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.6 -- 1.7 -- 1.7 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom and 0.6 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
One family household: Couple family with no children 11 4.7 11,886 15.9 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 54 23.2 23,609 31.6 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 81 34.8 19,239 25.8 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 15 6.4 1,624 2.2 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 3 1.3 576 0.8 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 3 1.3 1,381 1.8 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 7 3.0 1,702 2.3 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 3 1.3 117 0.2 471 0.2
Other household 56 24.0 14,572 19.5 53,195 20.2

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, 6.0% were a couple family with no children, 24.5% were a couple family with children and 37.8% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 202 86.7 60,179 80.9 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 13.3 6,987 9.4 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 6,288 8.5 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 909 1.2 2,897 1.1

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations) there were 236 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 86.7% were separate houses, 13.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Woorabinda % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 0 0.0 7,727 10.3 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 17,634 23.6 68,085 25.9
Rented 225 95.3 46,197 61.8 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 0 0.0 409 0.5 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 11 4.7 2,743 3.7 10,182 3.9

In Woorabinda (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 95.3% were rented.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census