South Burnett (R)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA36630
People 32,186
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 45
Families 8,511
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 15,208
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $925
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,159
Median weekly rent $220
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
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 16,111 50.1 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 16,071 49.9 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,764 5.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 32,186 people in South Burnett (R). Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.5% of the population.

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Age South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,820 5.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,152 6.7 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,161 6.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,816 5.6 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,523 4.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,513 4.7 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,452 4.5 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,552 4.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,906 5.9 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,017 6.3 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,235 6.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,280 7.1 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,385 7.4 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,632 8.2 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,919 6.0 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,343 4.2 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 780 2.4 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 715 2.2 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Burnett (R) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 12,899 49.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,149 4.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 2,793 10.7 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,774 6.8 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 7,439 28.6 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Burnett (R) aged 15 years and over, 49.5% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 11,154 49.3 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,430 10.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 9,023 39.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In South Burnett (R), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 300 3.4 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,065 23.2 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 346 3.9 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 376 4.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,540 17.3 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 265 3.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 124 1.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 498 5.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 361 4.1 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 143 1.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,874 32.3 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In South Burnett (R) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 9.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,213 8.5 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,756 6.7 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 690 2.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,216 16.2 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,007 11.5 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,203 4.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 4,939 18.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 28 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 3,616 13.9 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 90 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,624 13.9 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Burnett (R), 11.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australian 14,075 31.9 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 13,157 29.8 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
German 3,794 8.6 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1
Irish 3,449 7.8 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 3,160 7.2 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in South Burnett (R) were Australian 31.9%, English 29.8%, German 8.6%, Irish 7.8% and Scottish 7.2%.

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 South Burnett (R) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 26,503 82.4 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 856 2.7 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 625 1.9 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
Philippines 266 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Germany 154 0.5 20,387 0.4 102,595 0.4
Scotland 105 0.3 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5

In South Burnett (R), 82.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.7%, New Zealand 1.9%, Philippines 0.8%, Germany 0.5% and Scotland 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,468 10.8 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,626 5.1 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,149 3.6 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 23,198 72.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In South Burnett (R), 72.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 24,539 76.4 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,664 5.2 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 778 2.4 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Scotland 305 0.9 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
Philippines 271 0.8 43,562 0.9 270,177 1.2

In South Burnett (R), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 76.4%, England 5.2%, New Zealand 2.4%, Scotland 0.9% and Philippines 0.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 25,001 77.7 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 1,474 4.6 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 791 2.5 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Philippines 351 1.1 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
Germany 240 0.7 33,417 0.7 169,618 0.7

In South Burnett (R), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 77.7%, England 4.6%, New Zealand 2.5%, Philippines 1.1% and Germany 0.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 8,085 25.1 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 5,544 17.2 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 5,459 17.0 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 3,440 10.7 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 2,817 8.8 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in South Burnett (R) were No Religion, so described 25.1%, Catholic 17.2%, Anglican 17.0%, Not stated 10.7% and Uniting Church 8.8%. In South Burnett (R), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (69.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Filipino 94 0.3 11,371 0.2 71,220 0.3
Tagalog 77 0.2 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
German 71 0.2 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Afrikaans 50 0.2 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
French 31 0.1 11,988 0.3 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 28,966 90.0 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 532 4.0 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In South Burnett (R) 90.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Filipino 0.3%, Tagalog 0.2%, German 0.2%, Afrikaans 0.2% and French 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 6,876 54.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 4,060 32.2 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 720 5.7 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 936 7.4 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 12,592 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Burnett (R). Of these 54.6% were employed full time, 32.2% were employed part-time and 7.4% 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
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,358 11.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,118 9.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,583 13.6 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,962 16.8 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,909 42.1 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Burnett (R), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Labourers 1,906 16.4 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 1,797 15.4 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,610 13.8 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 1,514 13.0 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,373 11.8 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,155 9.9 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,053 9.0 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 1,033 8.9 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in South Burnett (R) included Labourers 16.4%, Managers 15.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.8%, Professionals 13.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.9%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.0% and Sales Workers 8.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised) 573 5.0 16,552 0.8 44,309 0.4
Primary Education 477 4.1 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Meat Processing 456 4.0 10,155 0.5 28,852 0.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 385 3.3 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Secondary Education 350 3.0 36,640 1.7 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in South Burnett (R), the most common responses for industry of employment included Beef Cattle Farming (Specialised) 5.0%, Primary Education 4.1%, Meat Processing 4.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.3% and Secondary Education 3.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 478 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,143 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 925 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Burnett (R) was $478.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 7,481 64.3 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 963 8.3 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 632 5.4 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 579 5.0 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Truck 173 1.5 19,948 0.9 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 132 1.1 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 8,185 70.2 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In South Burnett (R), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 64.3%, Worked at home 8.3%, Car, as passenger 5.4%, Walked only 5.0% and Truck 1.5%. On the day, 1.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,556 67.4 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,306 24.2 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,627 13.9 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,888 22.6 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In South Burnett (R), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 13.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.6% 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
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 4,345 16.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 6,183 23.7 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,503 13.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 3,528 13.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Burnett (R), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,080 47.9 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,879 33.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,436 16.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 118 1.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Burnett (R), 33.8% were couple families with children, 47.9% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.8 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.2 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In South Burnett (R), 19.8% of single parents were male and 80.2% 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
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,171 16.8 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 276 4.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,206 17.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 802 11.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 480 6.9 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 2,243 32.3 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 339 4.9 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 438 6.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In South Burnett (R), of couple families with children, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 12,258 86.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,927 13.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In South Burnett (R), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 11,275 92.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 324 2.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 406 3.3 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 204 1.7 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Burnett (R), 92.0% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 95 0.8 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 489 4.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 2,126 17.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 5,498 44.8 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 3,693 30.1 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 375 3.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Burnett (R), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 4,865 39.7 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 3,424 27.9 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 3,502 28.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 90 0.7 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 388 3.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Burnett (R), 39.7% were owned outright, 27.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 8,368 68.2 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 3,460 28.2 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 434 3.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In South Burnett (R), of all households, 68.2% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

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Household income South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In South Burnett (R), 29.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.8% 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 South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 220 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,159 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 614 5.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,364 35.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 4,221 34.4 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,518 20.5 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 548 4.5 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In South Burnett (R), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 2,803 22.8 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 9,071 73.9 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 393 3.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In South Burnett (R), 73.9% 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.
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 890 50.6 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 869 49.4 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In South Burnett (R), 50.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.4% 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
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 959 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In South Burnett (R), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $959.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Burnett (R) % South Burnett (R) Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 230 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,065 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In South Burnett (R), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,065.

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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.