Rate the ABS website
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service

2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Biggenden

Code SSC30158 (SSC)
People 682
Male 350
Female 332
Median age 53
Families 184
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 393
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $602
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Total 682 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 350 51.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 332 48.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 4.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 682 people in Biggenden (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.7% of the population.

Age Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 4.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 31 4.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 42 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 30 4.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 2.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 5.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 25 3.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 24 3.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 41 6.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 30 4.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 51 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 53 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 60 8.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 69 10.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 59 8.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 4.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 3.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31 4.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 31.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 253 43.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 78 13.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 78 13.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 143 24.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Biggenden (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.9% were married and 17.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 64 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 226 44.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 68 13.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 213 42.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 57 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 5 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 38 24.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 4.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 23 15.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5 3.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 5.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 58 37.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 153 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Biggenden (State Suburbs) 22.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 5.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 549 80.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 86 13.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 30 4.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 32 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 481 76.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 76.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 139 68.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 43 21.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 4.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 204 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 204 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Biggenden (State Suburbs). Of these 68.1% were employed full time, 21.1% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 20 10.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 9 4.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 7.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 36 18.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 101 52.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 360 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 806 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 602 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Biggenden (State Suburbs) was $360.

Travel to work, top responses Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 322 56.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 108 18.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 64 11.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 131 22.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.8% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 66 11.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 111 19.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 66 11.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 77 13.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 19.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 96 52.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 57 31.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 15.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 31.0% were couple families with children, 52.2% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 36.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 64.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Biggenden (State Suburbs) 36.0% of single parents were male and 64.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,678 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $1,678.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 16.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 12 8.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 16.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 4.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 65 43.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 6.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 8.1% 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 306 88.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 11.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 88.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 269 88.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 6.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 5.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 88.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 2.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 79 26.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 144 47.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 59 19.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 4.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 26.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 151 49.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 58 19.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 75 24.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 6.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Biggenden (State Suburbs), 49.5% were owned outright, 19.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 180 59.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 117 38.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 2.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.0% were family households, 38.4% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 50.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 50.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.1% 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.0 -- 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
None 34 11.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 137 44.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 87 28.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 31 10.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 5.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), 44.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 53.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 46.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Biggenden (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 53.1%) were male and 15 (or 46.9%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 820 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $820.

Mortgage and rent Biggenden % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Biggenden (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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

Back to Top


© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.