Deception Bay

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC30825
People 19,850
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 37
Families 5,121
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 7,661
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,111
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,538
Median weekly rent $305
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(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
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 9,733 49.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,123 51.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,043 5.3 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 19,850 people in Deception Bay. Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

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Age Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,378 6.9 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,471 7.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,445 7.3 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,365 6.9 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,267 6.4 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,059 5.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,216 6.1 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,243 6.3 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,307 6.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,335 6.7 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,340 6.7 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,186 6.0 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,106 5.6 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,055 5.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 739 3.7 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 575 2.9 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 400 2.0 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 386 1.9 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Deception Bay was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 6,283 40.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 789 5.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,905 12.3 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 890 5.7 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,683 36.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Deception Bay aged 15 years and over, 40.4% were married and 17.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 5,551 40.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,768 12.9 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 6,386 46.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Deception Bay, of people aged 15 years and over, 40.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 242 3.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,408 22.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 226 3.6 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 207 3.3 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,051 16.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 135 2.2 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 222 3.6 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 307 4.9 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 398 6.4 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 201 3.2 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,817 29.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Deception Bay 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,104 7.1 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,165 7.5 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 479 3.1 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,762 17.7 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,391 15.3 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 830 5.3 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,698 17.3 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 24 0.2 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 1,615 10.4 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 55 0.4 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,046 13.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Deception Bay, 15.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 20.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 8,011 29.0 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 7,747 28.0 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,982 7.2 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,952 7.1 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,240 4.5 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Deception Bay were English 29.0%, Australian 28.0%, Irish 7.2%, Scottish 7.1% and German 4.5%.

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 Deception Bay (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 14,275 72.0 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 1,303 6.6 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 770 3.9 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
Philippines 244 1.2 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Samoa 230 1.2 7,811 0.2 24,017 0.1
South Africa 123 0.6 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7

In Deception Bay, 72.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 6.6%, England 3.9%, Philippines 1.2%, Samoa 1.2% and South Africa 0.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 4,552 22.9 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,460 7.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,019 5.1 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 11,014 55.5 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Deception Bay, 55.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 12,099 61.1 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 1,411 7.1 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
England 1,312 6.6 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Samoa 531 2.7 21,141 0.4 63,447 0.3
Philippines 270 1.4 43,562 0.9 270,177 1.2

In Deception Bay, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 61.1%, New Zealand 7.1%, England 6.6%, Samoa 2.7% and Philippines 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 12,561 63.2 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 1,383 7.0 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 1,207 6.1 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
Samoa 541 2.7 19,554 0.4 58,724 0.3
Philippines 359 1.8 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4

In Deception Bay, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 63.2%, New Zealand 7.0%, England 6.1%, Samoa 2.7% and Philippines 1.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 6,419 32.3 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 3,432 17.3 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 3,117 15.7 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 2,140 10.8 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 913 4.6 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Deception Bay were No Religion, so described 32.3%, Catholic 17.3%, Anglican 15.7%, Not stated 10.8% and Uniting Church 4.6%. In Deception Bay, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (61.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Samoan 450 2.3 14,969 0.3 44,869 0.2
Tagalog 107 0.5 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Filipino 70 0.4 11,371 0.2 71,220 0.3
Maori (New Zealand) 67 0.3 4,264 0.1 11,747 0.1
Hindi 65 0.3 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
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English only spoken at home 16,726 84.3 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 689 9.6 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Deception Bay 84.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Samoan 2.3%, Tagalog 0.5%, Filipino 0.4%, Maori (New Zealand) 0.3% and Hindi 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 4,446 53.1 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,452 29.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 466 5.6 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,002 12.0 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 8,366 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Deception Bay. Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 12.0% 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
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 792 10.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 690 9.4 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 976 13.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,759 23.9 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,690 36.5 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Deception Bay, 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,178 16.0 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 1,176 16.0 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,082 14.7 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 947 12.8 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 791 10.7 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 777 10.5 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 760 10.3 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 522 7.1 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Deception Bay included Technicians and Trades Workers 16.0%, Labourers 16.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.8%, Professionals 10.7%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.5%, Sales Workers 10.3% and Managers 7.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 331 4.6 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 290 4.0 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 222 3.1 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 205 2.8 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Child Care Services 160 2.2 26,152 1.2 118,234 1.1

Of the employed people in Deception Bay, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 4.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.0%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.1%, Takeaway Food Services 2.8% and Child Care Services 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 547 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,270 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,111 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Deception Bay was $547.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 5,022 68.3 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 462 6.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 200 2.7 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 130 1.8 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Truck 116 1.6 19,948 0.9 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 402 5.5 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 5,680 77.1 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Deception Bay, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.3%, Car, as passenger 6.3%, Worked at home 2.7%, Walked only 1.8% and Truck 1.6%. On the day, 5.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,153 65.2 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,556 29.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,987 12.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,052 13.2 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Deception Bay, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,109 20.0 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,813 24.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,676 10.8 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,548 9.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Deception Bay, 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

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Family composition

Family composition Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,759 34.4 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,993 38.9 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 1,285 25.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 82 1.6 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Deception Bay, 38.9% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 25.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.5 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.5 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Deception Bay, 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% 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
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 636 16.9 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 119 3.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 674 18.0 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 615 16.4 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 256 6.8 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 1,030 27.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 194 5.2 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 230 6.1 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Deception Bay, of couple families with children, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 6,751 93.4 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 479 6.6 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Deception Bay, 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,822 86.2 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 567 8.4 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 236 3.5 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 96 1.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Deception Bay, 86.2% were separate houses, 8.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 30 0.4 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 162 2.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 697 10.3 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,523 52.1 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,172 32.1 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 179 2.6 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Deception Bay, of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,589 23.5 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,210 32.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,727 40.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 31 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 200 3.0 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Deception Bay, 23.5% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 40.4% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 4,939 73.1 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,560 23.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 255 3.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Deception Bay, of all households, 73.1% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

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Household income Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.8 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Deception Bay, 23.0% 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 Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 305 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.9 -- 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 Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,538 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.7 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 422 6.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,527 37.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,290 33.9 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,240 18.3 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 281 4.2 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Deception Bay, 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,132 16.8 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,421 80.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 201 3.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Deception Bay, 80.3% 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.
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 501 48.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 542 52.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Deception Bay, 48.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.0% were female. The median age was 20 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
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,040 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Deception Bay, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,040.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Deception Bay % Deception Bay Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,606 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Deception Bay, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,606.

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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.