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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wandoan

Code SSC31725 (SSC)
People 655
Male 346
Female 309
Median age 44
Families 171
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 450
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $879
Median monthly mortgage repayments $890
Median weekly rent $90
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 Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Total 655 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 346 52.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 309 47.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 655 people in Wandoan (State Suburbs) of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 40 6.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 48 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 50 7.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 23 3.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 51 7.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 5.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 27 4.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 37 5.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 48 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 69 10.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 41 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 4.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 42 6.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 36 5.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 38 5.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 2.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wandoan (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 290 55.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 7.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 34 6.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 137 26.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wandoan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.7% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wandoan (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 258 57.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 41 9.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 148 33.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wandoan (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 4.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 36.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 3.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 21 13.0 154,133 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 0 0.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 3.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 62 38.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 162 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wandoan (State Suburbs) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.1% were in primary school, 13.0% in secondary school and 4.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 586 89.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 28 4.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 19 3.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 23 3.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 534 88.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), 88.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 4.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 260 68.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 98 25.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 5.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 1.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 382 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 382 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wandoan (State Suburbs). Of these 68.1% were employed full time, 25.7% were employed part-time and 1.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 39 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 31 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 32 8.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 34 9.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 224 59.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wandoan (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wandoan (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 542 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,091 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 879 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wandoan (State Suburbs) was $542.

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

Unpaid work Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 386 73.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 145 27.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 70 13.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 189 36.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 107 20.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 125 23.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 79 15.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 74 14.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wandoan (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 79 45.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 72 41.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 9.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wandoan (State Suburbs), 41.9% were couple families with children, 45.9% were couple families without children and 9.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Wandoan (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 25.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 3.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 29.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 13.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 5.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 11.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 5.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 6.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 29.2% 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 Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 259 64.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 140 35.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), 64.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 35.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 241 93.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 5.1 181,717 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 Wandoan (State Suburbs), 93.8% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 41 16.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 123 48.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 78 30.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 4.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 16.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 109 42.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 41 16.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 95 37.3 513,413 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 10 3.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wandoan (State Suburbs), 42.7% were owned outright, 16.1% were owned with a mortgage and 37.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 168 65.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 88 34.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.6% were family households, 34.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), 33.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 90 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.2 -- 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 Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 890 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
None 12 4.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 78 30.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 83 32.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 79 30.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.9% 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 Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 62.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 37.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wandoan (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 62.5%) were male and 3 (or 37.5%) 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 Wandoan % 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 833 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wandoan (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 $833.

Mortgage and rent Wandoan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wandoan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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