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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Lake Macdonald

Code SSC30928 (SSC)
People 1,129
Male 563
Female 566
Median age 46
Families 350
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 478
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,109
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,582
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,129 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 563 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 566 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,129 people in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 5.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 77 6.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 79 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 80 7.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 3.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12 1.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 45 4.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 70 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 73 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 97 8.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 123 10.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 102 9.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 94 8.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 69 6.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 53 4.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 552 60.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 2.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 89 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 4.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 217 23.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.3% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 517 60.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 83 9.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 250 29.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 51 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 51 years.

Education Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 13 4.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 74 25.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 2.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 10.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 45 15.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 4.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 5.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 7.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 24 8.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 42 14.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 291 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.9% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 16.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 862 76.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 289 26.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 91 8.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 56 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 653 60.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 60.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 262 49.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 197 37.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 29 5.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 8.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 533 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 533 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs). Of these 49.2% were employed full time, 37.0% were employed part-time and 8.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 71 14.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 52 10.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 75 15.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 81 16.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 184 37.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 14.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,253 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,109 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) was $500.

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

Unpaid work Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 734 80.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 255 27.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 119 13.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 217 23.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 169 18.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 255 27.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 176 19.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 136 14.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 167 47.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 145 41.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 10.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 41.3% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs) 22.9% of single parents were male and 77.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,714 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,607 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,607 and those without children was $1,714.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 41 13.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 5.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 57 18.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 11.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 7.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 92 29.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 21 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 8.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 416 90.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 46 10.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 414 99.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 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 Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 3.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 9.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 189 45.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 172 41.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 9.2% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 169 40.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 188 45.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 55 13.2 513,413 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 4 1.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 40.6% were owned outright, 45.2% were owned with a mortgage and 13.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 345 82.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 61 14.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 2.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.9% were family households, 14.7% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 22.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,582 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.6 -- 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 Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 0.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 116 27.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 184 44.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 25.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), 27.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.4% 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 Lake Macdonald % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 37.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 62.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 37 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lake Macdonald (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 37.5%) were male and 5 (or 62.5%) were female. The median age was 37 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lake Macdonald % 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 500 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lake Macdonald (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 $500.

Mortgage and rent Lake Macdonald % 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 Lake Macdonald (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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