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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Pomona (Qld)

Code SSC31341 (SSC)
People 2,587
Male 1,281
Female 1,306
Median age 44
Families 787
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,125
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $979
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,587 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,281 49.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,306 50.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,587 people in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 157 6.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 174 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 192 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 155 6.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 87 3.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 97 3.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 118 4.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 162 6.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 202 7.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 223 8.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 218 8.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 220 8.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 209 8.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 145 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 111 4.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 53 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 45 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,122 54.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 231 11.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 91 4.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 554 26.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.6% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,018 53.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 246 12.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 641 33.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 27 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 209 31.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 0.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 40 6.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 142 21.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 2.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 2.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 39 5.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 6.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 108 16.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 658 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.8% were in primary school, 26.4% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,089 80.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 479 19.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 161 6.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 162 6.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,668 67.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 67.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 630 52.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 431 36.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 65 5.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 71 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,197 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,197 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 52.6% were employed full time, 36.0% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 132 11.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 126 11.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 172 15.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 209 18.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 420 37.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 488 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,101 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 979 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $488.

Travel to work, top responses Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,635 79.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 620 30.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 255 12.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 529 25.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 369 17.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 573 27.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 418 20.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 280 13.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 20.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 356 45.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 305 38.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 123 15.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 38.8% were couple families with children, 45.2% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,486 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,880 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,880 and those without children was $1,486.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 106 16.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 5.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 135 20.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 75 11.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 40 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 175 26.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 30 4.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 60 9.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 976 89.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 117 10.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 939 96.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 1.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 18 1.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 96.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 2.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 129 13.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 435 44.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 362 37.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 2.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 13.2% had 2 bedrooms and 44.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 333 34.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 440 45.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 172 17.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 34.1% were owned outright, 45.0% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 764 78.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 186 19.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 2.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 27.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.2 -- 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 Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 25 2.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 345 35.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 410 42.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 181 18.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 1.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% 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 Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 54.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 45.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 54.3%) were male and 16 (or 45.7%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,267 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,267.

Mortgage and rent Pomona (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Pomona (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,250.

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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