Pimpama Suburb Profile
In the 2011 Census, there were 3,211 people in Pimpama of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.
Of people in Pimpama aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.
The median age of married people in Pimpama was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.
In Pimpama, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.1% were in a de facto marriage.
The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pimpama was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.
In Pimpama 28.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.
The most common ancestries in Pimpama were English 29.8%, Australian 27.4%, Scottish 7.5%, Irish 7.5% and German 3.4%.
In Pimpama, 70.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 9.4%, England 4.7%, South Africa 0.8%, Netherlands 0.5% and Germany 0.5%.
In Pimpama, 54.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.9% of people had both parents born overseas.
The most common responses for religion in Pimpama were No Religion 28.2%, Catholic 19.7%, Anglican 18.2%, Uniting Church 5.9% and Christian, nfd 5.5%.
In Pimpama 87.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Russian 0.6%, Italian 0.5%, Spanish 0.5%, Dutch 0.5% and Afrikaans 0.3%.
There were 1,662 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pimpama. Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 26.4% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.
Of employed people in Pimpama, 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.
The most common occupations in Pimpama included Technicians and Trades Workers 17.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.8%, Professionals 14.3%, Labourers 11.7%, Managers 11.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.3%, Sales Workers 10.2% and Machinery Operators And Drivers 8.7%.
Of the employed people in Pimpama, the most common responses for industry of employment included School Education 4.2%, Road Freight Transport 2.9%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.8%, Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 2.6% and Building Completion Services 2.3%.
The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pimpama was $702.
In Pimpama, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.2%, Car, as passenger 5.8%, Train 2.6%, Truck 2.4% and Walked only 1.1%. On the day, 4.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 75.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).
In Pimpama, of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.
Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pimpama, 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.
Of the families in Pimpama, 44.8% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.
In Pimpama 10.2% of single parents were male and 89.8% were female.
In Pimpama, for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,956 and those without children was $1,923.
In Pimpama, of couple families with children, 26.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 22.9% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.
In Pimpama, 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.
Of occupied private dwellings in Pimpama, 76.2% were separate houses, 23.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.
In Pimpama, of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 7.1% had 2 bedrooms and 38.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.
Of occupied private dwellings in Pimpama, 12.8% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 54.8% were rented.
In Pimpama, of all households, 83.3% were family households, 11.7% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.
In Pimpama, 25.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.