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Australia | Queensland | Statistical Local Areas

Woodridge

Code 305304656 (SLA)
People 20,650
Male 10,307
Female 10,343
Median age 31
Families 4,986
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 7,852
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $832
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Total 20,650 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,307 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,343 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 969 4.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,650 people in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.7% of the population.

Age Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,912 9.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,602 7.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,593 7.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,594 7.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,595 7.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,672 8.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,511 7.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,323 6.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,316 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,177 5.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,137 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,044 5.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,135 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 779 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 542 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 340 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 200 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 178 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,740 36.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 835 5.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,712 11.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 818 5.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,433 41.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 36.9% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,161 36.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,457 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,515 53.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 290 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,556 22.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 126 1.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 158 2.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,139 16.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 69 1.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 84 1.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 655 9.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 409 5.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 204 2.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,270 32.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,960 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) 33.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 11,020 53.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,632 52.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,001 5.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 797 4.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,058 38.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 38.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,287 54.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,981 25.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 527 6.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,079 13.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,874 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 7,874 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 54.4% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 13.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 605 8.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 558 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 822 12.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,870 27.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,415 35.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 920 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 832 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) was $402.

Travel to work, top responses Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,092 58.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,254 27.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,659 10.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,889 12.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,889 18.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,223 20.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,482 9.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,498 9.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 20.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,377 27.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,984 39.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,495 30.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 130 2.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 39.8% were couple families with children, 27.6% were couple families without children and 30.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,614 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,654 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,654 and those without children was $1,614.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 502 14.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 111 3.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 421 12.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 691 20.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 273 8.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 943 28.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 205 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 217 6.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 14.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 12.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,988 93.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 464 6.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 93.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,630 66.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,225 17.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,125 16.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 66.3% were separate houses, 17.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 31 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 291 4.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,603 22.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,729 53.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,072 15.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 263 3.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 22.9% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,243 17.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,702 24.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,700 53.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 34 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 308 4.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 17.8% were owned outright, 24.4% were owned with a mortgage and 53.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,767 68.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,851 26.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 369 5.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 68.2% were family households, 26.5% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 32.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.1 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,118 16.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,987 42.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,786 25.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 694 9.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 405 5.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 965 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 463 48.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 502 52.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), there were 965 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 463 (or 48.0%) were male and 502 (or 52.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 822 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $822.

Mortgage and rent Woodridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,322 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Woodridge (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,322.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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