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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Hamilton Island

Code UCL315040 (UCL)
People 1,208
Male 655
Female 553
Median age 28
Families 93
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 661
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,819
Median monthly mortgage repayments $4,167
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,208 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 655 54.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 553 45.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,208 people in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 54.2% were male and 45.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 53 4.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 3.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 26 2.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 59 4.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 263 21.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 221 18.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 145 12.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 100 8.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 86 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 57 4.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 63 5.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 47 3.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 2.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 0.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 0.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 214 19.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 27 2.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 8.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 1.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 749 68.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 19.5% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 53 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 108 37.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 66 23.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 112 39.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 23.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 1.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 6.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 2.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 0.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 0.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 31 7.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 2.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 352 79.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 444 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) 36.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 8.4% were in primary school, 1.4% in secondary school and 9.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 639 52.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 252 29.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 66 7.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 74 8.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 465 54.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 613 84.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 78 10.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 2.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 1.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 722 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 722 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 84.9% were employed full time, 10.8% were employed part-time and 1.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 2.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 3.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 5.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 93 13.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 521 73.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 2.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 73.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) was 30 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 852 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,118 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,819 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) was $852.

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

Unpaid work Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 609 55.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 143 13.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 31 2.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 114 10.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 13.0% provided care for children and 2.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 312 28.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 208 19.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 58 5.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 31 2.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 19.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 60 65.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 29 31.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 3.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.5% were couple families with children, 65.2% were couple families without children and 3.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,449 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,449 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 41.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 4.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 30.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 12.4 144,966 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 4 4.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 3.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 3.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 41.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 30.3% 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 Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 162 31.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 355 68.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 68.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 30 18.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 12.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 113 69.3 181,717 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 Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.4% were separate houses, 12.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 69.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 49 30.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 53 32.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 25 15.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32 19.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 30.1% had 1 bedroom, 32.5% had 2 bedrooms and 15.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 22 13.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 39 23.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 100 61.0 513,413 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 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.4% were owned outright, 23.8% were owned with a mortgage and 61.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 94 57.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 50 30.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 11.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 57.7% were family households, 30.7% were single person households and 11.7% were group households.

Household income Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.9% 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 Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.6 -- 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 Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 4,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
None 67 41.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 51 31.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 27 16.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 10 6.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 4.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 16.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.1% 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 Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 57.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 42.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 7 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 57.1%) were male and 3 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 7 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hamilton Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Hamilton 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 Hamilton Island (Urban Centres and Localities), 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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