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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Fraser Island

Code SSC30624 (SSC)
People 194
Male 111
Female 83
Median age 49
Families 31
Average children per family 1
All private dwellings 478
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $738
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,400
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Total 194 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 111 57.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 83 42.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 194 people in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) of these 57.2% were male and 42.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 0 0.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 0 0.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4 2.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 10 5.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 27 13.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 10.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14 7.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 5 2.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9 4.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 14 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 22 11.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 20 10.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 12.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 3.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 2.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 65 34.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 3.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 30 16.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 5.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 77 41.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.6% were married and 19.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 66 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 36 41.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 16.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 37 42.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 56 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 56 years.

Education Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 0 0.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 8.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 17.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 74.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 35 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs) 17.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 0.0% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 28.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 133 68.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 50 29.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 102 59.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 59.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 83 69.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 25 20.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 2.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 120 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 120 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fraser Island (State Suburbs). Of these 69.2% were employed full time, 20.8% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7 5.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6 5.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 8.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 10.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 69 58.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 5.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 57 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) was 30 years and for people who were employed part-time was 57 years.

Occupation Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 562 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 680 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 738 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fraser Island (State Suburbs) was $562.

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

Unpaid work Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 103 54.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 14 7.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6 3.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 36 19.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 7.4% provided care for children and 3.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 46 24.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 30 15.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 14 7.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 14 7.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 15.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 24 80.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3 10.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 10.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 10.0% were couple families with children, 80.0% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 862 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 0 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $0 and those without children was $862.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5 17.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 17.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 17.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 9 31.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 17.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 17.2% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 56 19.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 231 80.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 19.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 80.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 42 77.8 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 6 11.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 11.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 77.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.1% were flats, units or apartments and 11.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 5.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 11.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 30.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 12 23.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12 23.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 5.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.5% had 1 bedroom, 30.8% had 2 bedrooms and 23.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 22 42.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 5.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 24 46.2 513,413 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 3 5.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 42.3% were owned outright, 5.8% were owned with a mortgage and 46.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 27 51.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 40.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 7.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.9% were family households, 40.4% were single person households and 7.7% were group households.

Household income Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.7% 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 Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,400 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 18.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18 33.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 12 22.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 10 18.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 7.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), 33.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% 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 Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fraser Island (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fraser Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fraser Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Fraser Island % 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 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Fraser Island (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 $0.

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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