Queanbeyan

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13291
People 6,237
Male 49.3%
Female 50.7%
Median age 37
Families 1,450
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.5
All private dwellings 3,240
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,405
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

(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
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 3,073 49.3 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,163 50.7 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 164 2.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,237 people in Queanbeyan. Of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

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Age Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 435 7.0 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 259 4.2 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 204 3.3 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 255 4.1 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 434 7.0 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 689 11.1 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 616 9.9 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 442 7.1 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 392 6.3 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 385 6.2 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 430 6.9 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 353 5.7 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 308 4.9 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 275 4.4 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 200 3.2 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 175 2.8 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 149 2.4 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 234 3.8 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Queanbeyan was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 2,003 37.6 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 200 3.8 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 606 11.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 411 7.7 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,112 39.6 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Queanbeyan aged 15 years and over, 37.6% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,649 37.6 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 519 11.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,217 50.6 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Queanbeyan, of people aged 15 years and over, 37.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 79 5.0 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 214 13.6 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 71 4.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 21 1.3 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 171 10.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 50 3.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 7 0.4 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 151 9.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 259 16.5 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 42 2.7 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 507 32.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Queanbeyan 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.8% were in primary school, 14.6% in secondary school and 26.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,185 22.2 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 448 8.4 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 173 3.2 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 673 12.6 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 857 16.0 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 162 3.0 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 580 10.8 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 0.1 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 452 8.5 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 48 0.9 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 626 11.7 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Queanbeyan, 16.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
English 2,101 24.8 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,922 22.7 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 855 10.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 571 6.7 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 295 3.5 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Queanbeyan were English 24.8%, Australian 22.7%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 6.7% and German 3.5%.

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

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Country of birth Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 4,208 67.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 241 3.9 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9
England 131 2.1 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 107 1.7 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Philippines 106 1.7 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 97 1.6 16,501 0.2 38,985 0.2

In Queanbeyan, 67.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 3.9%, England 2.1%, New Zealand 1.7%, Philippines 1.7% and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,873 30.0 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 375 6.0 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 294 4.7 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,135 50.2 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Queanbeyan, 50.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,441 55.1 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
India 283 4.5 195,217 2.6 616,939 2.6
England 249 4.0 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 144 2.3 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 139 2.2 31,324 0.4 76,055 0.3

In Queanbeyan, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 55.1%, India 4.5%, England 4.0%, New Zealand 2.3% and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2.2%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 3,525 56.6 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
India 273 4.4 191,594 2.6 605,777 2.6
England 235 3.8 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 146 2.3 124,029 1.7 325,049 1.4
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 142 2.3 29,722 0.4 71,888 0.3

In Queanbeyan, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 56.6%, India 4.4%, England 3.8%, Philippines 2.3% and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,742 28.0 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,472 23.6 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 899 14.4 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 689 11.1 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 226 3.6 188,442 2.5 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in Queanbeyan were No Religion, so described 28.0%, Catholic 23.6%, Anglican 14.4%, Not stated 11.1% and Eastern Orthodox 3.6%. In Queanbeyan, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Macedonian 158 2.5 28,144 0.4 66,019 0.3
Punjabi 136 2.2 33,435 0.4 132,496 0.6
Nepali 68 1.1 34,606 0.5 62,005 0.3
Hindi 67 1.1 67,034 0.9 159,652 0.7
Italian 57 0.9 75,694 1.0 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 4,498 72.2 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 609 21.1 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Queanbeyan 72.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Macedonian 2.5%, Punjabi 2.2%, Nepali 1.1%, Hindi 1.1% and Italian 0.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,201 65.2 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 798 23.7 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 200 5.9 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 175 5.2 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 3,374 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Queanbeyan. Of these 65.2% were employed full time, 23.7% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 228 7.1 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 230 7.2 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 337 10.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 839 26.3 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,358 42.6 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Queanbeyan, 7.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 612 19.1 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 569 17.8 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 425 13.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 412 12.9 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 355 11.1 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 295 9.2 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 289 9.0 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 173 5.4 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Queanbeyan included Professionals 19.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.9%, Managers 11.1%, Labourers 9.2%, Sales Workers 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Central Government Administration 345 11.1 29,932 0.9 127,598 1.2
Defence 136 4.4 21,848 0.6 75,462 0.7
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 92 3.0 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 92 3.0 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Aged Care Residential Services 91 2.9 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Queanbeyan, the most common responses for industry of employment included Central Government Administration 11.1%, Defence 4.4%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.0% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 829 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,852 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,405 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Queanbeyan was $829.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,232 70.3 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 212 6.7 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 176 5.5 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 59 1.9 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Bus 55 1.7 133,903 4.0 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 70 2.2 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,488 77.9 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Queanbeyan, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 70.3%, Car, as passenger 6.7%, Walked only 5.5%, Worked at home 1.9% and Bus 1.7%. On the day, 2.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,520 65.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,253 23.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 514 9.6 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 800 15.0 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Queanbeyan, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% 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
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,239 23.2 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,469 27.5 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 507 9.5 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 307 5.7 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Queanbeyan, 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 601 41.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 521 35.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 289 19.8 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 45 3.1 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Queanbeyan, 35.8% were couple families with children, 41.3% were couple families without children and 19.8% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 22.8 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 77.2 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Queanbeyan, 22.8% of single parents were male and 77.2% 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
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 306 27.4 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 42 3.8 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 234 21.0 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 150 13.4 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 46 4.1 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 176 15.8 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 93 8.3 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 69 6.2 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Queanbeyan, of couple families with children, 27.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 21.0% 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 Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,639 88.1 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 356 11.9 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Queanbeyan, 88.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,050 39.8 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 647 24.5 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 918 34.8 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 15 0.6 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Queanbeyan, 39.8% were separate houses, 24.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 34.8% were flats or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.6 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 390 14.8 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,041 39.6 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 845 32.1 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 264 10.0 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 2.8 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Queanbeyan, of occupied private dwellings 14.8% had 1 bedroom, 39.6% had 2 bedrooms and 32.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 539 20.4 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 739 28.0 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,237 46.9 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 34 1.3 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 87 3.3 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Queanbeyan, 20.4% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 46.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,421 53.9 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,110 42.1 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 103 3.9 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Queanbeyan, of all households, 53.9% were family households, 42.1% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

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Household income Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.4 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Queanbeyan, 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.4% 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 Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 290 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 14.3 -- 12.9 -- 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 Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.1 -- 7.4 -- 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 Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 245 9.3 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,253 47.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 763 29.0 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 258 9.8 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 108 4.1 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Queanbeyan, 47.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 507 19.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,032 77.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 92 3.5 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Queanbeyan, 77.2% 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.
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 75 45.5 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 90 54.5 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Queanbeyan, 45.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.5% were female. The median age was 28 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
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,180 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Queanbeyan, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,180.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Queanbeyan % Queanbeyan New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Queanbeyan, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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.