2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Postal Areas

4551, Qld

Code POA4551 (POA)
People 48,893
Male 23,450
Female 25,443
Median age 43
Families 13,970
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 23,341
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $947
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,972
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Total 48,893 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 23,450 48.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 25,443 52.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 769 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 48,893 people in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,777 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,182 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,358 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,828 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,002 4.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,205 4.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,503 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,166 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,468 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,185 6.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,051 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,983 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,374 6.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,169 6.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,575 5.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,039 4.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,581 3.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,447 3.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.1% of the population.

Registered marital status 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 21,186 53.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,314 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,235 10.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,855 7.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,987 25.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 19,244 54.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,359 9.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 12,878 36.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 567 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,997 23.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 627 4.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 715 5.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,976 15.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 334 2.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 613 4.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 664 5.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,166 9.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 312 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,016 23.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,987 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.4% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 36,661 75.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,146 24.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3,424 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,447 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 28,958 63.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 63.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,457 53.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 7,378 34.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,178 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,549 7.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 21,562 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 21,562 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas). Of these 53.1% were employed full time, 34.2% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,569 12.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,096 10.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,712 13.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,445 17.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,010 40.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 497 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,140 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 947 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) was $497.

Travel to work, top responses 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 28,678 72.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 11,238 28.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,457 11.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,215 18.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,903 20.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 10,511 26.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,719 14.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,547 11.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,525 46.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,132 36.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,149 15.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 164 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 36.7% were couple families with children, 46.7% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,966 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,966 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,785 15.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 496 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,265 19.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,340 11.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 709 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,585 30.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 602 5.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 872 7.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), of couple families, 15.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 18,867 84.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,363 15.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 84.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 13,121 69.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,023 10.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,141 16.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 578 3.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 69.5% were separate houses, 10.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.6% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 77 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 674 3.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,822 20.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 7,573 40.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,430 34.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 292 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 20.3% had 2 bedrooms and 40.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,898 36.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,454 28.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,860 31.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 209 1.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 447 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 36.6% were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 31.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 13,735 72.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,584 24.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 548 2.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), of all households, 72.8% were family households, 24.3% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 29.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,972 -- 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 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,258 6.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 7,873 41.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,867 36.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,345 12.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 526 2.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.4% 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 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 768 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 359 46.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 409 53.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), there were 768 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 359 (or 46.7%) were male and 409 (or 53.3%) 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 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,140 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,140.

Mortgage and rent 4551, Qld % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In 4551, Qld (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

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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