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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Burpengary

Code SSC30276 (SSC)
People 12,963
Male 6,393
Female 6,570
Median age 36
Families 3,639
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,660
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,313
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,771
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Total 12,963 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,393 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,570 50.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 269 2.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,963 people in Burpengary (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 876 6.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 903 7.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,048 8.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,140 8.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 754 5.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 708 5.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 735 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 894 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 969 7.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,013 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 953 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 854 6.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 701 5.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 491 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 368 2.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 233 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 175 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 149 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burpengary (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,246 51.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 368 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 867 8.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 424 4.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,224 31.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burpengary (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burpengary (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,877 52.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,019 10.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,474 37.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burpengary (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 146 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 945 25.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 218 5.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 129 3.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 615 16.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 193 5.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 176 4.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 270 7.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 308 8.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 101 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 681 18.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,782 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burpengary (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.2% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 10,338 79.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,551 20.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 867 7.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 685 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,174 66.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), 66.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,944 59.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,905 28.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 405 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 414 6.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,668 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,668 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burpengary (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 668 10.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 558 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 679 10.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,295 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,645 42.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burpengary (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Burpengary (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 576 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,450 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,313 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burpengary (State Suburbs) was $576.

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

Unpaid work Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,564 74.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,320 32.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,142 11.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,620 16.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,299 22.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,803 27.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,316 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,147 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burpengary (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,252 34.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,772 48.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 584 16.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burpengary (State Suburbs), 48.7% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 16.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Burpengary (State Suburbs) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,882 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,120 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,120 and those without children was $1,882.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 690 22.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 87 2.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 697 23.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 521 17.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 138 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 501 16.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 196 6.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 192 6.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,327 95.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 217 4.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,584 82.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 553 12.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 152 3.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 0.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Burpengary (State Suburbs), 82.8% were separate houses, 12.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 104 2.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 350 8.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,732 40.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,062 47.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 66 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 8.1% had 2 bedrooms and 40.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,203 27.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,018 46.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 995 23.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 33 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 78 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burpengary (State Suburbs), 27.8% were owned outright, 46.6% were owned with a mortgage and 23.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,523 81.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 722 16.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 84 1.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.4% were family households, 16.7% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.7% 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 Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,771 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
None 179 4.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,289 29.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,628 37.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,122 25.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 108 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), 29.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.9% 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 Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 271 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 122 45.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 149 55.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burpengary (State Suburbs), there were 271 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 122 (or 45.0%) were male and 149 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,146 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,146.

Mortgage and rent Burpengary % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Burpengary (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,690.

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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