Bundaberg

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL311001
People 50,148
Male 48.2%
Female 51.8%
Median age 42
Families 13,093
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 22,871
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $955
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,310
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

(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
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 24,191 48.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 25,960 51.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,452 4.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 50,148 people in Bundaberg. Of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.9% of the population.

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Age Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,907 5.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 3,211 6.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 3,076 6.1 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 3,129 6.2 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,032 6.0 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3,079 6.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,847 5.7 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,562 5.1 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 2,780 5.5 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 2,920 5.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 3,123 6.2 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 3,112 6.2 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 3,018 6.0 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,954 5.9 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 2,769 5.5 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,267 4.5 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,674 3.3 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,688 3.4 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Bundaberg was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% 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
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 18,223 44.5 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,780 4.3 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 4,257 10.4 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 3,412 8.3 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 13,297 32.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Bundaberg aged 15 years and over, 44.5% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 15,917 44.7 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,736 10.5 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 15,932 44.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Bundaberg, of people aged 15 years and over, 44.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 503 3.7 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 3,100 22.6 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 650 4.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 400 2.9 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 2,051 14.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 686 5.0 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 341 2.5 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 706 5.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,169 8.5 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 313 2.3 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 3,826 27.8 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Bundaberg 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,681 9.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 2,411 5.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 1,122 2.7 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 6,878 16.8 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 5,757 14.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,976 4.8 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 7,427 18.1 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 60 0.1 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 8 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 5,404 13.2 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 186 0.5 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 5,072 12.4 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Bundaberg, 14.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australian 20,945 30.4 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 20,832 30.2 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 5,188 7.5 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 5,176 7.5 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 4,565 6.6 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Bundaberg were Australian 30.4%, English 30.2%, Irish 7.5%, Scottish 7.5% and German 6.6%.

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

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Country of birth Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 40,943 81.6 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 1,320 2.6 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 793 1.6 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
Philippines 407 0.8 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
India 241 0.5 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Italy 186 0.4 12,995 0.3 174,042 0.7

In Bundaberg, 81.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.6%, New Zealand 1.6%, Philippines 0.8%, India 0.5% and Italy 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 6,440 12.8 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,696 5.4 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,823 3.6 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 35,142 70.1 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Bundaberg, 70.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 37,201 74.2 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 2,374 4.7 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 1,061 2.1 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
Italy 473 0.9 42,085 0.9 470,138 2.0
Scotland 445 0.9 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2

In Bundaberg, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 74.2%, England 4.7%, New Zealand 2.1%, Italy 0.9% and Scotland 0.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 38,117 76.0 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 2,087 4.2 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 1,017 2.0 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
Philippines 618 1.2 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4
Scotland 379 0.8 46,925 1.0 245,915 1.1

In Bundaberg, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 76.0%, England 4.2%, New Zealand 2.0%, Philippines 1.2% and Scotland 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 13,199 26.3 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 9,322 18.6 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 9,007 18.0 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 4,794 9.6 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 4,146 8.3 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Bundaberg were No Religion, so described 26.3%, Catholic 18.6%, Anglican 18.0%, Not stated 9.6% and Uniting Church 8.3%. In Bundaberg, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (68.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Mandarin 277 0.6 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Italian 215 0.4 20,009 0.4 271,597 1.2
Korean 133 0.3 19,620 0.4 108,997 0.5
Tagalog 127 0.3 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
Vietnamese 107 0.2 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 44,141 88.0 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,342 6.5 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Bundaberg 88.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 0.6%, Italian 0.4%, Korean 0.3%, Tagalog 0.3% and Vietnamese 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 10,665 51.8 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 6,649 32.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 985 4.8 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 2,304 11.2 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 20,603 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bundaberg. Of these 51.8% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 11.2% 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
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,122 11.6 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,795 9.8 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,729 14.9 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 3,775 20.6 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 6,888 37.7 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Bundaberg, 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Labourers 2,928 16.0 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Professionals 2,663 14.6 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 2,623 14.3 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,291 12.5 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 2,283 12.5 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 2,138 11.7 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 1,644 9.0 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,436 7.9 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Bundaberg included Labourers 16.0%, Professionals 14.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.5%, Sales Workers 11.7%, Managers 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,009 5.5 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 614 3.4 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 605 3.3 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Primary Education 593 3.3 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Secondary Education 513 2.8 36,640 1.7 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Bundaberg, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.4%, Aged Care Residential Services 3.3%, Primary Education 3.3% and Secondary Education 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 497 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,198 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 955 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bundaberg was $497.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 12,976 70.9 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 1,474 8.1 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 512 2.8 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Walked only 416 2.3 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
Motorbike/scooter 215 1.2 19,630 0.9 64,580 0.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 225 1.2 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 14,580 79.7 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Bundaberg, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 70.9%, Car, as passenger 8.1%, Worked at home 2.8%, Walked only 2.3% and Motorbike/scooter 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 79.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 26,873 65.6 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,192 24.9 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,245 12.8 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,238 17.7 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Bundaberg, of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% 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, 17.7% 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
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 7,249 17.7 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 10,000 24.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 5,078 12.4 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 4,548 11.1 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bundaberg, 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 5,623 42.9 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 4,471 34.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 2,779 21.2 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 223 1.7 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Bundaberg, 34.1% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 21.2% were one parent families.

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

In Bundaberg, 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
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,653 16.4 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 342 3.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,847 18.3 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,245 12.3 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 704 7.0 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 3,194 31.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 432 4.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 672 6.7 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Bundaberg, of couple families with children, 16.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 18.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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 Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 19,222 89.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,220 10.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Bundaberg, 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 15,633 81.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,882 9.8 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,370 7.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 269 1.4 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Bundaberg, 81.3% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 97 0.5 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 895 4.7 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,435 17.9 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 9,076 47.2 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 5,167 26.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 547 2.8 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bundaberg, of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 6,516 33.9 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 5,107 26.6 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 6,769 35.2 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 231 1.2 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 606 3.2 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Bundaberg, 33.9% were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 35.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 12,859 66.9 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 5,678 29.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 691 3.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Bundaberg, of all households, 66.9% were family households, 29.5% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

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Household income Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 29.5 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Bundaberg, 29.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.5% 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 Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 260 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.1 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.9 -- 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 Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,310 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 1,661 8.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 7,620 39.6 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 6,346 33.0 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,725 14.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 875 4.6 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Bundaberg, 39.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,366 22.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 14,249 74.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 606 3.2 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Bundaberg, 74.1% 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.
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 1,191 48.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 1,256 51.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Bundaberg, 48.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.3% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bundaberg % Bundaberg 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 940 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Bundaberg, 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 $940.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Bundaberg % Bundaberg Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 258 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,440 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Bundaberg, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $258 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,440.

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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.