Gympie

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC31292
People 10,803
Male 46.6%
Female 53.4%
Median age 41
Families 2,684
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.6
All private dwellings 5,040
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $874
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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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
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 5,037 46.6 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,767 53.4 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 475 4.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 10,803 people in Gympie. Of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

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Age Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 715 6.6 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 699 6.5 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 669 6.2 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 660 6.1 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 643 5.9 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 640 5.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 623 5.8 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 596 5.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 567 5.2 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 639 5.9 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 665 6.1 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 630 5.8 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 629 5.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 622 5.8 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 538 5.0 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 430 4.0 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 401 3.7 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 451 4.2 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gympie was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 3,354 38.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 441 5.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,087 12.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 794 9.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,053 35.0 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gympie aged 15 years and over, 38.4% were married and 17.5% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,842 38.1 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 847 11.3 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,774 50.6 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Gympie, of people aged 15 years and over, 38.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 121 3.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 701 22.1 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 3.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 68 2.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 501 15.8 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 86 2.7 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 71 2.2 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 175 5.5 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 209 6.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 94 3.0 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,054 33.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Gympie 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 714 8.2 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 593 6.8 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 255 2.9 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,435 16.5 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,134 13.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 455 5.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,516 17.4 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 19 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 1,136 13.0 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 28 0.3 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,225 14.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gympie, 13.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 4,657 30.9 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 4,615 30.7 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,244 8.3 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,156 7.7 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 807 5.4 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Gympie were English 30.9%, Australian 30.7%, Irish 8.3%, Scottish 7.7% and German 5.4%.

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

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Country of birth Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 8,769 81.4 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 241 2.2 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 223 2.1 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
Philippines 77 0.7 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Germany 41 0.4 20,387 0.4 102,595 0.4
Scotland 30 0.3 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5

In Gympie, 81.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.2%, New Zealand 2.1%, Philippines 0.7%, Germany 0.4% and Scotland 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,164 10.8 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 644 6.0 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 487 4.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 7,450 69.0 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Gympie, 69.0% 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 Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 8,003 74.1 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 512 4.7 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 311 2.9 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Scotland 86 0.8 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2
Philippines 80 0.7 43,562 0.9 270,177 1.2

In Gympie, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 74.1%, England 4.7%, New Zealand 2.9%, Scotland 0.8% and Philippines 0.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 8,180 75.7 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 470 4.4 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 300 2.8 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Philippines 109 1.0 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
Scotland 81 0.7 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1

In Gympie, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 75.7%, England 4.4%, New Zealand 2.8%, Philippines 1.0% and Scotland 0.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,505 32.5 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,761 16.3 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,593 14.8 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,253 11.6 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 888 8.2 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Gympie were No Religion, so described 32.5%, Catholic 16.3%, Anglican 14.8%, Not stated 11.6% and Uniting Church 8.2%. In Gympie, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
German 35 0.3 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Mandarin 30 0.3 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Tagalog 27 0.2 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Filipino 20 0.2 11,371 0.2 71,220 0.3
Punjabi 16 0.1 17,991 0.4 132,496 0.6
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English only spoken at home 9,563 88.4 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 208 4.6 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Gympie 88.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.3%, Mandarin 0.3%, Tagalog 0.2%, Filipino 0.2% and Punjabi 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,005 48.6 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,391 33.7 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 226 5.5 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 500 12.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,122 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gympie. Of these 48.6% were employed full time, 33.7% were employed part-time and 12.1% 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
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 466 12.9 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 372 10.3 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 548 15.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 723 20.0 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,279 35.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gympie, 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Labourers 590 16.3 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 568 15.7 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 504 13.9 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Professionals 497 13.8 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Sales Workers 445 12.3 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 377 10.4 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Machinery Operators and Drivers 288 8.0 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Managers 269 7.4 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Gympie included Labourers 16.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.9%, Professionals 13.8%, Sales Workers 12.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.4%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.0% and Managers 7.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 146 4.1 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 122 3.5 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 111 3.1 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 93 2.6 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Secondary Education 90 2.5 36,640 1.7 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Gympie, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 4.1%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.5%, Primary Education 3.1%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.6% and Secondary Education 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 490 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,085 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 874 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gympie was $490.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,419 67.0 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 262 7.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 181 5.0 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 121 3.4 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Truck 42 1.2 19,948 0.9 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 45 1.2 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,711 75.0 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Gympie, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.0%, Car, as passenger 7.3%, Walked only 5.0%, Worked at home 3.4% and Truck 1.2%. On the day, 1.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 75.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,805 66.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,214 25.4 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,133 13.0 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,676 19.2 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Gympie, of people aged 15 years and over, 66.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% 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
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,585 18.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,111 24.2 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,078 12.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,038 11.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gympie, 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,037 38.6 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 854 31.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 742 27.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 52 1.9 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gympie, 31.8% were couple families with children, 38.6% were couple families without children and 27.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.9 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.1 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Gympie, 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% 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
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 258 13.7 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 80 4.2 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 310 16.5 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 248 13.2 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 146 7.7 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 630 33.4 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 93 4.9 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 119 6.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Gympie, of couple families with children, 13.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 16.5% 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 Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,253 89.7 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 487 10.3 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Gympie, 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 3,637 85.5 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 372 8.7 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 184 4.3 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 44 1.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Gympie, 85.5% were separate houses, 8.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 168 4.0 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 802 18.9 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,078 48.9 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,048 24.7 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 130 3.1 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gympie, of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 18.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,308 30.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 991 23.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,779 41.9 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 33 0.8 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 137 3.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gympie, 30.8% were owned outright, 23.3% were owned with a mortgage and 41.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 2,629 61.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,443 33.9 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 179 4.2 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Gympie, of all households, 61.8% were family households, 33.9% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

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Household income Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Gympie, 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 4.0% 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 Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 250 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.2 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 18.8 -- 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 Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 469 11.0 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,814 42.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,252 29.5 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 541 12.7 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 172 4.0 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Gympie, 42.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,088 25.6 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,027 71.2 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 137 3.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gympie, 71.2% 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.

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.
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 228 47.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 248 52.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Gympie, 47.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.1% were female. The median age was 18 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
Gympie % Gympie 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 995 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Gympie, 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 $995.

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
Gympie % Gympie Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 256 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,161 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Gympie, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $256 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,161.

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.