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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Widgee

Code SSC31767 (SSC)
People 788
Male 397
Female 391
Median age 46
Families 196
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 315
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $839
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Total 788 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 397 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 391 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 788 people in Widgee (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 44 5.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 53 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 66 8.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 2.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 2.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 40 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 49 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 50 6.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 70 8.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 69 8.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 73 9.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 69 8.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 46 5.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 4.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Widgee (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 346 54.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 2.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 76 12.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 25 4.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 170 26.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Widgee (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 61 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Widgee (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 274 55.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 52 10.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 164 33.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Widgee (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 50 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Widgee (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 50 years.

Education Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 54 19.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 4.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 12.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 3.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 5.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 2.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 3.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 131 48.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 271 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Widgee (State Suburbs) 34.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.1% were in primary school, 16.7% in secondary school and 7.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 570 72.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 111 17.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 34 5.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 2.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 484 74.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Widgee (State Suburbs), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Widgee % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 164 56.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 78 27.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 25 8.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 7.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 289 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 289 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Widgee (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 10.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 8.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 28 10.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 42 16.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 120 46.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Widgee (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 365 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 934 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 839 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Widgee (State Suburbs) was $365.

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

Unpaid work Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 388 61.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 151 23.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 71 11.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 130 20.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Widgee (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 73 11.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 148 23.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 14.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 77 12.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Widgee (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 99 50.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 71 36.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 27 13.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Widgee (State Suburbs), 36.0% were couple families with children, 50.3% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 35.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 64.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Widgee (State Suburbs) 35.7% of single parents were male and 64.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,562 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,275 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Widgee (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,275 and those without children was $1,562.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 12.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 20 11.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 26 15.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 8.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 29.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 11 6.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 11.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Widgee (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 11.8% 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 Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 256 93.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 6.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Widgee (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 256 100.0 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 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 Widgee (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 3.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 39 15.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 133 52.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 66 26.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 2.4 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Widgee (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 52.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 101 39.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 117 45.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 31 12.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Widgee (State Suburbs), 39.5% were owned outright, 45.7% were owned with a mortgage and 12.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 192 75.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 57 22.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 2.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Widgee (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.3% were family households, 22.4% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Widgee (State Suburbs), 35.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 89 34.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 104 40.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 53 20.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Widgee (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% 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 Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 64.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 35.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 50 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Widgee (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 64.3%) were male and 5 (or 35.7%) were female. The median age was 50 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.7 -- 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 Widgee (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Widgee % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 250 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Widgee (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $250.

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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