Blair

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED301
People 156,319
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 34
Families 40,468
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 61,399
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,303
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 77,326 49.5 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 78,993 50.5 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 7,092 4.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 156,319 people in Blair. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.5% of the population.

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Age Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 12,097 7.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 12,172 7.8 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 10,872 7.0 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 10,434 6.7 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 10,661 6.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 11,039 7.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 11,394 7.3 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 9,783 6.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,060 6.4 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,081 6.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 9,798 6.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,248 5.9 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,064 5.2 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,032 4.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,180 3.3 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,759 2.4 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,395 1.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,239 1.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Blair was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 53,306 44.0 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 5,599 4.6 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,511 9.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,824 4.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 44,934 37.1 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Blair aged 15 years and over, 44.0% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 47,199 44.2 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 14,108 13.2 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 45,452 42.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Blair, of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,065 4.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 11,394 23.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,989 4.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,570 3.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,376 13.1 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,033 4.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,062 4.2 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,881 5.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 4,799 9.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,282 2.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 12,210 25.1 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Blair 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.7% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 15.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 12,870 10.6 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 9,926 8.2 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,484 3.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 21,075 17.4 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 19,488 16.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 5,706 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 18,710 15.4 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 125 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 17 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 11,805 9.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 527 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 13,366 11.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Blair, 16.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australian 63,198 28.9 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 61,889 28.3 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 17,342 7.9 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 16,324 7.5 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 14,689 6.7 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Blair were Australian 28.9%, English 28.3%, Irish 7.9%, Scottish 7.5% and German 6.7%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Blair (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 121,616 77.8 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 6,408 4.1 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 4,428 2.8 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 1,253 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
India 892 0.6 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Samoa 789 0.5 7,811 0.2 24,017 0.1

In Blair, 77.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.1%, England 2.8%, Philippines 0.8%, India 0.6% and Samoa 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 28,964 18.5 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 10,168 6.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 7,463 4.8 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 97,517 62.4 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Blair, 62.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 105,621 67.6 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 8,621 5.5 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 7,460 4.8 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Samoa 2,216 1.4 21,141 0.4 63,447 0.3
Scotland 1,701 1.1 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2

In Blair, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 67.6%, England 5.5%, New Zealand 4.8%, Samoa 1.4% and Scotland 1.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 108,540 69.4 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 7,835 5.0 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 7,365 4.7 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Samoa 2,070 1.3 19,554 0.4 58,724 0.3
Philippines 1,810 1.2 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4

In Blair, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 69.4%, England 5.0%, New Zealand 4.7%, Samoa 1.3% and Philippines 1.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 45,781 29.3 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 30,102 19.3 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 24,648 15.8 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 15,659 10.0 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 9,210 5.9 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Blair were No Religion, so described 29.3%, Catholic 19.3%, Anglican 15.8%, Not stated 10.0% and Uniting Church 5.9%. In Blair, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (64.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Samoan 1,713 1.1 14,969 0.3 44,869 0.2
Mandarin 525 0.3 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Dinka 522 0.3 1,781 0.0 12,701 0.1
Tagalog 506 0.3 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Vietnamese 439 0.3 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 134,613 86.1 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 4,785 8.4 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Blair 86.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Samoan 1.1%, Mandarin 0.3%, Dinka 0.3%, Tagalog 0.3% and Vietnamese 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 41,971 58.4 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 19,968 27.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,648 5.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6,271 8.7 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 71,858 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blair. Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 8.7% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 6,413 9.8 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5,668 8.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,888 12.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 14,782 22.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 27,196 41.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Blair, 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 10,098 15.4 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 9,140 13.9 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 8,982 13.7 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Labourers 8,870 13.5 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 8,458 12.9 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 6,391 9.7 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Managers 6,262 9.5 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 6,220 9.5 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Blair included Technicians and Trades Workers 15.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.9%, Professionals 13.7%, Labourers 13.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.7%, Managers 9.5% and Sales Workers 9.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,540 3.9 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,019 3.1 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 1,933 2.9 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Defence 1,847 2.8 17,707 0.8 75,462 0.7
Meat Processing 1,711 2.6 10,155 0.5 28,852 0.3

Of the employed people in Blair, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.9%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.1%, Primary Education 2.9%, Defence 2.8% and Meat Processing 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 625 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,482 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,303 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blair was $625.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 45,001 68.6 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 3,501 5.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 2,412 3.7 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train 1,612 2.5 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
Walked only 1,201 1.8 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 3,581 5.5 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 50,182 76.5 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Blair, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.6%, Car, as passenger 5.3%, Worked at home 3.7%, Train 2.5% and Walked only 1.8%. On the day, 5.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 84,302 69.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 37,544 31.0 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14,816 12.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 20,851 17.2 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Blair, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 25,386 21.0 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 31,748 26.2 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,534 12.0 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 12,634 10.4 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blair, 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 14,186 35.1 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 17,259 42.6 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 8,384 20.7 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 641 1.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Blair, 42.6% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 20.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Blair, 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 7,098 22.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,032 3.3 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,265 19.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5,256 16.7 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,921 6.1 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 6,241 19.8 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,753 5.6 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,878 6.0 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Blair, of couple families with children, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 19.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 52,979 91.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,803 8.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Blair, 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 47,893 90.4 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,613 6.8 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 923 1.7 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 341 0.6 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Blair, 90.4% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 179 0.3 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,401 2.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 6,024 11.4 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 23,298 44.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 20,844 39.3 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,230 2.3 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blair, of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 11.4% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 13,505 25.5 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 18,221 34.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 19,648 37.1 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 255 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,347 2.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Blair, 25.5% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 37.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 39,352 74.3 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 11,743 22.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,874 3.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Blair, of all households, 74.3% were family households, 22.2% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

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Household income Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Blair, 19.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 9.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 295 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.5 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.7 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 2,948 5.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 17,255 32.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 19,528 36.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 11,391 21.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,853 3.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Blair, 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 8,494 16.0 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 43,141 81.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,343 2.5 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Blair, 81.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 3,551 50.1 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 3,541 49.9 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Blair, 50.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.9% were female. The median age was 19 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,242 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Blair, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,242.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Blair % Blair Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 285 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Blair, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.