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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bridgeman Downs

Code SSC30231 (SSC)
People 7,445
Male 3,634
Female 3,811
Median age 40
Families 2,119
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,514
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $2,264
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $410
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,445 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,634 48.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,811 51.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,445 people in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 374 5.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 574 7.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 676 9.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 615 8.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 450 6.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 230 3.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 277 3.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 444 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 628 8.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 671 9.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 639 8.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 528 7.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 434 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 302 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 199 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 155 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 110 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 140 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,659 62.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 103 1.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 292 5.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 255 4.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,508 25.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.9% were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,469 63.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 258 4.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,778 32.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 104 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 348 14.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 358 14.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 175 7.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 120 5.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 240 10.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 239 10.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 94 3.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 426 17.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 41 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 252 10.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,397 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.8% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,556 74.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,155 29.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 591 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 345 4.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,119 57.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 57.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,437 59.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,287 31.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 207 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 145 3.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,076 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,076 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 504 12.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 421 10.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 360 9.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 558 14.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,882 47.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 772 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,413 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,264 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) was $772.

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

Unpaid work Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,638 79.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,948 33.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 701 12.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,374 23.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.5% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,496 25.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,669 28.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 857 14.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 614 10.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 701 33.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,213 57.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 186 8.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 57.3% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,411 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,076 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,076 and those without children was $2,411.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 450 23.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 78 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 484 25.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 321 16.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 74 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 284 14.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 105 5.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 123 6.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% 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 Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,365 95.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 107 4.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 95.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,187 92.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 158 6.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 0.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 92.6% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 0.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 101 4.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 354 15.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,874 79.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 15.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,052 44.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,018 43.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 245 10.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 1.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 44.5% were owned outright, 43.1% were owned with a mortgage and 10.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,084 88.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 252 10.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 1.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.2% were family households, 10.7% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 10.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.0% 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 Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 410 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
None 54 2.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 488 20.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,128 47.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 647 27.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 47 2.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), 20.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.4% 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 Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 48.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 51.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 48.3%) were male and 15 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bridgeman Downs % 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 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Bridgeman Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 675 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bridgeman Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $675 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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