Rate the ABS website

2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Alexandra Hills

Code SSC30020 (SSC)
People 16,728
Male 8,250
Female 8,478
Median age 35
Families 4,781
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,072
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,443
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,904
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Total 16,728 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,250 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,478 50.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 284 1.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,728 people in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,217 7.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,148 6.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,103 6.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,306 7.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,197 7.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,184 7.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,075 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,147 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,172 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,204 7.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,215 7.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,118 6.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 943 5.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 534 3.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 414 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 267 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 239 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 245 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,560 49.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 409 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,165 8.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 602 4.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,518 34.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.5% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,171 50.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,372 11.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,803 38.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 190 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,086 23.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 279 6.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 124 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 768 16.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 119 2.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 170 3.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 369 8.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 509 11.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 109 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 829 18.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,552 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.7% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 19.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 12,884 77.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,956 25.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,291 8.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 986 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,614 60.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 60.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,584 60.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,581 28.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 532 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 515 5.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,212 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 9,212 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 916 10.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 775 8.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 891 10.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,740 20.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,845 44.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 623 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,559 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,443 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) was $623.

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

Unpaid work Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,008 75.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,212 31.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,418 10.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,148 16.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% 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, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,237 24.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,819 28.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,635 12.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,309 9.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,633 34.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,217 46.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 855 17.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 76 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 46.4% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,001 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,144 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,144 and those without children was $2,001.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,004 26.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 116 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 965 25.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 594 15.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 162 4.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 556 14.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 264 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 190 4.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,696 95.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 249 4.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 95.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,369 94.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 167 2.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 153 2.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 94.3% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 82 1.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 267 4.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,071 53.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,211 38.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 60 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 53.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,519 26.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,782 48.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,261 22.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 46 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 89 1.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 26.7% were owned outright, 48.8% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,637 81.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 895 15.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 166 2.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.4% were family households, 15.7% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 17.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.3% 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 Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,904 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.7 -- 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 Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
None 231 4.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,652 29.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,346 41.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,339 23.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 129 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), 29.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.5% 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 Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 283 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 131 46.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 152 53.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), there were 283 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 131 (or 46.3%) were male and 152 (or 53.7%) 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 Alexandra Hills % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,509 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,509.

Mortgage and rent Alexandra Hills % 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 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Alexandra Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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

Back to Top


© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.