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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Deception Bay

Code SSC30481 (SSC)
People 19,672
Male 9,619
Female 10,053
Median age 34
Families 5,195
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,462
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $960
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Total 19,672 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,619 48.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,053 51.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 834 4.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 19,672 people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,698 8.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,598 8.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,493 7.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,478 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,215 6.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,253 6.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,260 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,319 6.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,378 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,283 6.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,174 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,065 5.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,000 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 777 4.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 638 3.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 421 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 349 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 271 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,345 42.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 770 5.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,628 10.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 801 5.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,340 35.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.6% were married and 16.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,781 43.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,589 11.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,932 44.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 251 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,501 24.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 228 3.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 235 3.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 930 15.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 98 1.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 218 3.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 343 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 320 5.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 132 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,841 30.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,097 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 10.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 14,475 73.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,389 24.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,352 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 981 5.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,078 62.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 62.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,646 56.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,320 28.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 535 6.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 791 9.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,292 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,292 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Deception Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 56.0% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 763 10.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 674 9.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 885 11.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,706 22.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,940 39.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 487 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,094 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 960 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Deception Bay (State Suburbs) was $487.

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

Unpaid work Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,911 66.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,637 31.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,765 11.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,896 12.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,002 20.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,540 23.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,710 11.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,659 11.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,719 33.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,054 39.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,351 26.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 72 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 39.5% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 26.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,763 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,903 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,903 and those without children was $1,763.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 717 19.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 131 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 639 16.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 680 18.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 229 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 905 24.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 232 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 241 6.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 16.9% 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,689 94.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 395 5.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,704 85.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 722 10.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 129 1.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 135 2.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 85.3% were separate houses, 10.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 32 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 187 2.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 665 9.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,554 53.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,114 31.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 136 2.0 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 9.9% had 2 bedrooms and 53.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,483 22.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,239 33.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,765 41.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 39 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 163 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 22.2% were owned outright, 33.5% were owned with a mortgage and 41.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 5,016 75.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,446 21.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 227 3.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.0% were family households, 21.6% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 27.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 285 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.6 -- 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 509 7.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,680 40.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,213 33.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,046 15.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 241 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), 40.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.6% 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 Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 836 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 397 47.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 439 52.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Deception Bay (State Suburbs), there were 836 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 397 (or 47.5%) were male and 439 (or 52.5%) 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 Deception Bay % 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 861 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Deception Bay (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 $861.

Mortgage and rent Deception Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Deception Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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