Dalby

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC30798
People 12,719
Male 49.7%
Female 50.3%
Median age 35
Families 3,237
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 5,343
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,318
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,480
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 6,325 49.7 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,392 50.3 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 888 7.0 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 12,719 people in Dalby. Of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.0% of the population.

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Age Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 915 7.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,056 8.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,001 7.9 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 950 7.5 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 831 6.5 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 806 6.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 785 6.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 799 6.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 887 7.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 826 6.5 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 751 5.9 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 728 5.7 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 611 4.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 531 4.2 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 426 3.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 302 2.4 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 258 2.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 251 2.0 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Dalby was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 4,743 48.7 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 357 3.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 726 7.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 535 5.5 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,373 34.7 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Dalby aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 4,061 48.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,015 12.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,312 39.5 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Dalby, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 183 4.5 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 884 21.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 301 7.4 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 130 3.2 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 678 16.8 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 177 4.4 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 122 3.0 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 212 5.2 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 226 5.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 84 2.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,046 25.9 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Dalby 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,009 10.3 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 642 6.6 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 266 2.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,752 18.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,389 14.2 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 473 4.8 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,705 17.5 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 12 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,032 10.6 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 29 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,228 12.6 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Dalby, 14.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australian 6,032 35.1 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 4,525 26.4 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 1,394 8.1 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
German 1,259 7.3 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1
Scottish 1,214 7.1 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Dalby were Australian 35.1%, English 26.4%, Irish 8.1%, German 7.3% and Scottish 7.1%.

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

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Country of birth Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 10,659 84.0 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Philippines 236 1.9 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
New Zealand 170 1.3 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 134 1.1 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 100 0.8 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
India 64 0.5 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9

In Dalby, 84.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Philippines 1.9%, New Zealand 1.3%, England 1.1%, South Africa 0.8% and India 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,295 10.2 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 450 3.5 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 366 2.9 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,646 75.9 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Dalby, 75.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 10,081 79.2 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 314 2.5 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Philippines 254 2.0 43,562 0.9 270,177 1.2
New Zealand 248 1.9 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
South Africa 122 1.0 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8

In Dalby, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 79.2%, England 2.5%, Philippines 2.0%, New Zealand 1.9% and South Africa 1.0%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 10,165 80.1 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 294 2.3 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 280 2.2 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
New Zealand 219 1.7 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
South Africa 123 1.0 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8

In Dalby, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 80.1%, England 2.3%, Philippines 2.2%, New Zealand 1.7% and South Africa 1.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Catholic 3,344 26.3 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 2,488 19.6 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
No Religion, so described 2,147 16.9 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 1,071 8.4 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 1,067 8.4 138,614 2.9 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in Dalby were Catholic 26.3%, Anglican 19.6%, No Religion, so described 16.9%, Not stated 8.4% and Presbyterian and Reformed 8.4%. In Dalby, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (79.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Tagalog 125 1.0 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Filipino 86 0.7 11,371 0.2 71,220 0.3
Afrikaans 70 0.6 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Hindi 23 0.2 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
Spanish 20 0.2 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 11,240 88.7 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 273 5.7 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Dalby 88.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Tagalog 1.0%, Filipino 0.7%, Afrikaans 0.6%, Hindi 0.2% and Spanish 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 3,717 60.5 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,696 27.6 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 306 5.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 428 7.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 6,147 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dalby. Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 7.0% 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
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 652 11.4 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 481 8.4 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 567 9.9 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,042 18.2 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,670 46.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Dalby, 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,076 18.8 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 804 14.0 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 769 13.4 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 692 12.1 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 634 11.1 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 631 11.0 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 551 9.6 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Community and Personal Service Workers 489 8.5 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8

The most common occupations in Dalby included Technicians and Trades Workers 18.8%, Professionals 14.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.4%, Labourers 12.1%, Managers 11.1%, Sales Workers 11.0%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 9.6% and Community and Personal Service Workers 8.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Local Government Administration 227 4.0 30,286 1.4 142,724 1.3
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 168 3.0 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 165 2.9 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 164 2.9 36,640 1.7 177,487 1.7
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 162 2.9 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9

Of the employed people in Dalby, the most common responses for industry of employment included Local Government Administration 4.0%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%, Primary Education 2.9%, Secondary Education 2.9% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 666 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,591 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,318 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dalby was $666.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,943 69.1 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 362 6.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 258 4.5 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 198 3.5 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Truck 97 1.7 19,948 0.9 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 56 1.0 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 4,340 75.8 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Dalby, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.1%, Car, as passenger 6.3%, Walked only 4.5%, Worked at home 3.5% and Truck 1.7%. On the day, 1.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 75.8% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,816 70.0 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,933 30.1 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,032 10.6 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,330 23.9 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Dalby, of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.9% 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
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,007 20.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,566 26.3 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,142 11.7 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,106 11.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dalby, 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,219 37.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,411 43.6 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 558 17.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 47 1.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Dalby, 43.6% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Dalby, 18.9% of single parents were male and 81.1% 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
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 605 23.0 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 78 3.0 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 648 24.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 408 15.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 135 5.1 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 397 15.1 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 142 5.4 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 213 8.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Dalby, of couple families with children, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,386 88.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 599 12.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Dalby, 88.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 4,016 91.6 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 203 4.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 115 2.6 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 32 0.7 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Dalby, 91.6% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 90 2.1 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 539 12.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,944 44.4 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,709 39.0 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 95 2.2 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dalby, of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 12.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,180 26.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,423 32.5 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,662 37.9 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 18 0.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 101 2.3 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Dalby, 26.9% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 37.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 3,203 73.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,029 23.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 150 3.4 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Dalby, of all households, 73.1% were family households, 23.5% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Dalby, 20.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 10.2% 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 Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 250 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,480 -- 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 Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 273 6.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,465 33.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,567 35.7 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 960 21.9 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 125 2.8 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Dalby, 33.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 863 19.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,414 77.9 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 108 2.5 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Dalby, 77.9% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 431 48.2 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 463 51.8 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Dalby, 48.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.8% were female. The median age was 17 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Dalby % Dalby 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 1,138 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Dalby, 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 $1,138.

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
Dalby % Dalby Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 230 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Dalby, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408.

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.