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Halifax (L)

Code UCL322052 (UCL)
People 431
Male 231
Female 200
Median age 48
Families 111
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 213
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $745
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 431 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 231 53.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 200 46.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 9.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 431 people in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.7% of the population.

Age Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 5.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 24 5.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 6.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 38 8.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10 2.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 2.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 3.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 24 5.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 30 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 34 7.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 42 9.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 33 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 7.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 6.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 4.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 4.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 162 44.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 4.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 26 7.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 10.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 120 33.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 44.8% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 62 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 149 44.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 12.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 144 42.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 51 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 51 years.

Education Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 21 20.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 7.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 14 13.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 14.9 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 9 8.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 5.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 25 24.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 101 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.7% were in primary school, 29.7% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 362 84.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 84 20.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 29 7.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 271 66.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 108 58.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 48 25.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 10.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 186 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 186 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 25.8% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 10.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 7.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 16 9.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 32 18.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 77 43.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 390 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,031 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 745 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $390.

Travel to work, top responses Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 237 65.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 91 25.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 43 11.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 82 22.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 58 16.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 73 20.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 50 13.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 55 15.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 49 43.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 53 47.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 8.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.3% were couple families with children, 43.8% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Halifax (L) % 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 Halifax (L) (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 Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 875 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,694 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,694 and those without children was $875.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 13.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 14.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 19.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 13.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 23 23.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 8.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 4.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 174 85.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 29 14.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 170 97.7 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 4 2.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 7.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 22.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 80 45.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32 18.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 5.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 22.9% had 2 bedrooms and 45.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 77 43.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 45 25.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 47 26.7 513,413 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 7 4.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.8% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 109 61.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 64 36.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 61.9% were family households, 36.4% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 1.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 64 36.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 71 40.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 34 19.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.4% 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 Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 44 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 56.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 43.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 44 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 56.8%) were male and 19 (or 43.2%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Halifax (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 524 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $524.

Mortgage and rent Halifax (L) % 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 900 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Halifax (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $900.

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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