Capricornia

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED305
People 150,720
Male 51%
Female 49%
Median age 37
Families 38,181
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 68,183
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,418
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 76,924 51.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 73,797 49.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 8,047 5.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 150,720 people in Capricornia. Of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

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Age Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 10,257 6.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 10,811 7.2 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 10,122 6.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 9,800 6.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 9,118 6.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 9,888 6.6 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 10,466 6.9 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 9,629 6.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 9,928 6.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,293 6.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10,537 7.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 10,076 6.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,525 5.7 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,109 4.7 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,173 3.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,771 2.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,711 1.8 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 2,493 1.7 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Capricornia was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 57,832 48.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,481 3.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 10,608 8.9 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 6,032 5.0 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 40,578 33.9 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Capricornia aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 47,988 48.6 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 12,559 12.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 38,260 38.7 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Capricornia, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 1,544 3.2 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 9,528 20.1 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,887 6.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 990 2.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 5,286 11.1 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3,300 6.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,539 3.2 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,994 4.2 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 4,165 8.8 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 916 1.9 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 15,371 32.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Capricornia 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 13.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 13,487 11.3 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 7,092 5.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3,396 2.8 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 22,143 18.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 17,518 14.7 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 5,619 4.7 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 19,290 16.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 90 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 12 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 11,099 9.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 348 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 16,932 14.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Capricornia, 14.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australian 66,101 32.1 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 56,942 27.6 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 17,442 8.5 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 15,072 7.3 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 9,875 4.8 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Capricornia were Australian 32.1%, English 27.6%, Irish 8.5%, Scottish 7.3% and German 4.8%.

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 Capricornia (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 121,770 80.8 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 3,029 2.0 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 2,433 1.6 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 1,375 0.9 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
South Africa 796 0.5 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
India 636 0.4 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9

In Capricornia, 80.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 2.0%, England 1.6%, Philippines 0.9%, South Africa 0.5% and India 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 17,007 11.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 6,778 4.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 5,211 3.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 106,240 70.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Capricornia, 70.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 112,126 74.4 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 4,848 3.2 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 4,043 2.7 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Philippines 1,469 1.0 43,562 0.9 270,177 1.2
Scotland 1,047 0.7 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2

In Capricornia, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 74.4%, England 3.2%, New Zealand 2.7%, Philippines 1.0% and Scotland 0.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 113,791 75.5 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 4,501 3.0 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 3,916 2.6 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Philippines 1,888 1.3 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
South Africa 934 0.6 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8

In Capricornia, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 75.5%, England 3.0%, New Zealand 2.6%, Philippines 1.3% and South Africa 0.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Catholic 40,038 26.6 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 34,099 22.6 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 26,228 17.4 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 16,938 11.2 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 11,422 7.6 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Capricornia were Catholic 26.6%, No Religion, so described 22.6%, Anglican 17.4%, Not stated 11.2% and Uniting Church 7.6%. In Capricornia, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (71.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Tagalog 617 0.4 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Vietnamese 439 0.3 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
Afrikaans 432 0.3 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Filipino 391 0.3 11,371 0.2 71,220 0.3
Mandarin 328 0.2 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 130,067 86.3 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3,404 5.9 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Capricornia 86.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Tagalog 0.4%, Vietnamese 0.3%, Afrikaans 0.3%, Filipino 0.3% and Mandarin 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 43,267 59.8 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 19,425 26.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 4,048 5.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 5,666 7.8 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 72,406 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Capricornia. Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 7.8% 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
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 6,871 10.3 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5,404 8.1 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,153 10.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 12,224 18.3 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 31,041 46.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Capricornia, 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 12,298 18.4 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 9,657 14.5 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 8,386 12.6 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Clerical and Administrative Workers 8,054 12.1 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 7,718 11.6 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 7,134 10.7 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 6,779 10.2 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 5,727 8.6 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Capricornia included Technicians and Trades Workers 18.4%, Professionals 14.5%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 12.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.1%, Labourers 11.6%, Managers 10.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.2% and Sales Workers 8.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Coal Mining 7,342 11.0 24,967 1.2 46,491 0.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,514 3.8 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 1,962 2.9 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,708 2.6 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Secondary Education 1,532 2.3 36,640 1.7 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Capricornia, the most common responses for industry of employment included Coal Mining 11.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.8%, Primary Education 2.9%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.6% and Secondary Education 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 671 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,733 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,418 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Capricornia was $671.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 44,731 67.0 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 4,054 6.1 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3,148 4.7 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 2,377 3.6 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Bus 1,336 2.0 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 1,663 2.5 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 49,420 74.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Capricornia, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.0%, Car, as passenger 6.1%, Worked at home 4.7%, Walked only 3.6% and Bus 2.0%. On the day, 2.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 74.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 81,914 68.5 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 34,913 29.2 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,358 10.3 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 23,613 19.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Capricornia, of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.2% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% 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
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 23,421 19.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 30,753 25.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,742 12.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 13,001 10.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Capricornia, 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 15,281 40.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 16,406 43.0 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 5,974 15.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 516 1.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Capricornia, 43.0% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 20.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 79.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Capricornia, 20.9% of single parents were male and 79.1% 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
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 6,969 22.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 974 3.1 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,588 20.8 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 4,913 15.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,547 4.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 5,678 17.9 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,886 6.0 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 3,128 9.9 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Capricornia, of couple families with children, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 51,831 83.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 10,601 17.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Capricornia, 83.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 45,421 87.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,914 5.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,383 4.6 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 743 1.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Capricornia, 87.6% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 257 0.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,762 3.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 7,838 15.1 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 22,335 43.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 18,095 34.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,538 3.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Capricornia, of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 43.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 15,213 29.3 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 17,170 33.1 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 17,298 33.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 450 0.9 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,706 3.3 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Capricornia, 29.3% were owned outright, 33.1% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 37,506 72.3 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 12,732 24.6 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,603 3.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Capricornia, of all households, 72.3% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

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Household income Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Capricornia, 20.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.5% 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 Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 250 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 2,648 5.1 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 16,301 31.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 19,703 38.0 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10,946 21.1 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,237 4.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Capricornia, 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 8,973 17.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 41,180 79.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,682 3.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Capricornia, 79.4% 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.
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 4,037 50.2 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 4,011 49.8 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Capricornia, 50.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.8% were female. The median age was 21 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
Capricornia % Capricornia Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,248 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Capricornia, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,248.

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

In Capricornia, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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.