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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Goondiwindi (R)

Code LGA33610 (LGA)
People 10,628
Male 5,319
Female 5,309
Median age 38
Families 2,719
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,783
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,026
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,628 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,319 50.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,309 50.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 516 4.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,628 people in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.9% of the population.

Age Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 877 8.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 879 8.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 785 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 581 5.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 532 5.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 581 5.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 613 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 723 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 790 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 704 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 754 7.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 633 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 595 5.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 506 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 424 4.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 284 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 212 2.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 155 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,315 53.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 289 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 591 7.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 531 6.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,362 29.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.4% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,758 54.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 780 11.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,423 34.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 133 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 766 24.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 345 11.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 0.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 457 14.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 0.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 55 1.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 178 5.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 119 3.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 48 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 944 30.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,084 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.5% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 9,238 86.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 688 7.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 322 3.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 258 2.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,448 86.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 86.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,342 64.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,396 26.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 324 6.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 156 3.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,218 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,218 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 64.0% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 445 8.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 416 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 527 10.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 572 11.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,775 54.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 563 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,232 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,026 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) was $563.

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

Unpaid work Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,534 68.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,432 30.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 841 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,101 26.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,575 19.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,923 23.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 974 12.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,066 13.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,150 42.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,182 43.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 349 12.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 38 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 43.5% were couple families with children, 42.3% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,488 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,773 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,773 and those without children was $1,488.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 592 25.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 80 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 588 25.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 327 14.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 333 14.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 156 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 164 7.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 25.2% 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 Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,835 87.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 573 13.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 87.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,439 89.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 289 7.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 79 2.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 89.7% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 146 3.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 629 16.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,641 42.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,302 33.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 104 2.7 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,256 32.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,036 27.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,345 35.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 64 1.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 135 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 32.7% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,682 69.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,046 27.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 109 2.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.9% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 27.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 215 5.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,194 31.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,435 37.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 826 21.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 165 4.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% 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 Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 517 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 234 45.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 283 54.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 517 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 234 (or 45.3%) were male and 283 (or 54.7%) 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 Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 883 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $883.

Mortgage and rent Goondiwindi (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 166 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Goondiwindi (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $166 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127.

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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