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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Childers

Code UCL315019 (UCL)
People 1,410
Male 683
Female 727
Median age 46
Families 359
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 682
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $685
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,474
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,410 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 683 48.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 727 51.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 3.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,410 people in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

Age Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 75 5.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 81 5.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 83 5.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 83 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 67 4.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 60 4.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 62 4.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 84 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 75 5.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 76 5.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 89 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 93 6.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 89 6.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 111 7.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 109 7.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 72 5.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 41 2.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 60 4.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 544 46.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 130 11.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 121 10.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 335 28.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.5% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 457 46.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 87 8.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 430 44.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 2.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 82 21.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 3.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 2.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 51 13.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 2.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 3.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 2.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 177 46.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 381 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 17.5% in secondary school and 5.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,083 76.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 196 15.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 63 5.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 45 3.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 942 75.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Childers % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 294 57.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 154 29.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 23 4.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 44 8.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 515 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 515 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 61 13.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 7.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 50 10.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 68 14.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 224 47.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 854 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 685 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) was $384.

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

Unpaid work Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 697 59.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 252 21.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 111 9.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 230 19.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Childers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 169 14.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 233 19.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 152 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 142 12.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 183 51.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 105 29.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 64 17.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.3% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,874 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,732 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,732 and those without children was $1,874.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 45 15.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 12.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 8.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 7.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 113 39.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 3.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 11.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.8% had both partners employed full-time, 1.1% had both employed part-time and 12.3% 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 Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 553 87.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 81 12.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 442 79.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 7.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 30 5.4 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 39 7.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.8% were separate houses, 7.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.4% were flats, units or apartments and 7.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 2.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 8.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 114 20.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 258 46.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 106 19.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 8.4% had 1 bedroom, 20.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 224 40.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 97 17.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 209 38.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.7% were owned outright, 17.6% were owned with a mortgage and 38.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 349 63.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 172 31.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 31 5.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.2% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

Household income Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.1% 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 Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.0 -- 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 Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,474 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Childers % Queensland % Australia %
None 89 16.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 246 44.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 142 25.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 9.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 4.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.4% 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 Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 49 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 40.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 29 59.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 49 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 40.8%) were male and 29 (or 59.2%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 687 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $687.

Mortgage and rent Childers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Childers (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 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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