2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Lockyer Valley (R)

Code LGA34580 (LGA)
People 34,954
Male 17,361
Female 17,593
Median age 37
Families 9,283
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 13,539
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,003
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 34,954 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 17,361 49.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 17,593 50.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,014 2.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 34,954 people in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,428 6.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,584 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,712 7.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,643 7.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,128 6.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,016 5.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,858 5.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,149 6.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,428 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,556 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,421 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,144 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,135 6.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,759 5.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,196 3.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 825 2.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 511 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 463 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,799 50.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 991 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,352 8.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,392 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,696 31.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,563 51.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,404 9.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,261 38.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 371 3.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,467 22.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 494 4.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 391 3.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,708 15.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 178 1.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 363 3.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 512 4.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,291 11.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 185 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,883 26.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,843 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 28,201 80.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,008 15.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,854 5.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,395 4.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 23,786 74.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 74.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,989 57.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,688 29.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 982 6.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,015 6.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 15,674 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 15,674 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,702 11.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,312 9.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,670 11.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,528 17.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,462 44.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,163 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,003 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) was $462.

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

Unpaid work Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,046 69.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,612 28.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,136 11.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,615 20.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,192 19.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,616 24.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,627 13.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,612 13.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,931 42.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,770 40.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,471 15.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 111 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 40.6% were couple families with children, 42.3% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,642 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,899 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,899 and those without children was $1,642.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,512 19.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 274 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,503 19.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,209 15.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 416 5.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,692 22.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 507 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 588 7.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,900 92.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 978 7.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,200 94.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 155 1.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 356 3.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 181 1.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 94.1% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 61 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 293 2.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,291 10.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,248 44.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,649 39.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 359 3.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.8% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,856 32.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,513 37.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,024 25.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 69 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 438 3.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 32.4% were owned outright, 37.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 8,995 75.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,402 20.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 502 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 20.2% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 27.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 540 4.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,459 29.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,513 37.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,909 24.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 478 4.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.4% 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 Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,015 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 490 48.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 525 51.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,015 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 490 (or 48.3%) were male and 525 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 923 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $923.

Mortgage and rent Lockyer Valley (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,509 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Lockyer Valley (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,509.

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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