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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Statistical Area Level 2

Runaway Bay

Code 309031240 (SA2)
People 8,912
Male 4,259
Female 4,653
Median age 49
Families 2,621
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 4,519
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,065
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,912 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,259 47.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,653 52.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 61 0.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,912 people in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 373 4.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 396 4.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 390 4.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 433 4.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 438 4.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 454 5.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 383 4.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 504 5.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 536 6.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 558 6.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 602 6.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 684 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 792 8.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 743 8.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 553 6.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 419 4.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 320 3.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 333 3.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,188 54.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 222 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 809 10.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 609 7.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,922 24.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 54.0% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,714 53.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 679 9.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,493 36.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 82 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 267 12.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 148 6.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 110 5.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 135 6.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 2.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 122 5.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 119 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 265 12.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 49 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 783 36.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,143 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) 24.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.5% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 18.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,760 64.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,888 35.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 560 6.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 430 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,288 52.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 52.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,334 57.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,271 31.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 221 5.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 266 6.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,092 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,092 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 431 11.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 377 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 457 11.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 604 15.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,735 45.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,304 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,065 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) was $578.

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

Unpaid work Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,301 68.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,702 22.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 817 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,216 15.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.0% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,596 20.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,935 25.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 997 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 773 10.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,433 54.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 823 31.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 332 12.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 31.4% were couple families with children, 54.7% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,931 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,292 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,292 and those without children was $1,931.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 381 16.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 112 5.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 378 16.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 270 12.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 127 5.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 726 32.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 101 4.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 161 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,691 86.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 583 13.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,778 48.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 747 20.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,166 31.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 48.2% were separate houses, 20.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 31.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 26 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 177 4.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 914 24.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,458 39.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,039 28.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 2.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 24.8% had 2 bedrooms and 39.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,452 39.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 956 25.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,065 28.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 93 2.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 125 3.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 39.3% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,575 69.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 986 26.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 132 3.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 25.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.2% 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 229 6.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,458 39.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,363 36.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 503 13.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 139 3.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.6% 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 Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 58 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 48.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 30 51.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 58 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 48.3%) were male and 30 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 709 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $709.

Mortgage and rent Runaway Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Runaway Bay (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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