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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Algester

Code SSC30021 (SSC)
People 8,262
Male 4,022
Female 4,240
Median age 34
Families 2,230
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,077
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,437
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,941
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,262 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,022 48.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,240 51.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 125 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,262 people in Algester (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 576 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 514 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 489 5.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 529 6.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 581 7.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 770 9.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 687 8.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 627 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 549 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 470 5.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 519 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 523 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 483 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 338 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 220 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 138 1.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 125 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 126 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Algester (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,338 50.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 233 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 548 8.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 287 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,275 34.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Algester (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Algester (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,992 50.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 598 10.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,374 39.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Algester (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Algester (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 96 4.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 499 20.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 91 3.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 46 1.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 293 12.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 91 3.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 67 2.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 173 7.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 320 13.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 60 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 671 27.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,407 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Algester (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,831 58.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,397 45.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 514 6.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 354 4.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,249 43.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Algester (State Suburbs), 43.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Algester % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,723 62.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,175 26.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 265 6.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 231 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,394 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,394 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Algester (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 378 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 346 8.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 448 10.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 942 22.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,783 42.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Algester (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Algester (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 653 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,546 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,437 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Algester (State Suburbs) was $653.

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

Unpaid work Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,613 69.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,917 28.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 627 9.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 972 14.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Algester (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Algester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,543 23.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,770 26.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 727 10.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 573 8.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Algester (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 841 37.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 992 44.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 360 16.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Algester (State Suburbs), 44.5% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Algester (State Suburbs) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,058 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,212 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Algester (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,212 and those without children was $2,058.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 491 26.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 395 21.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 303 16.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 5.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 256 13.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 128 7.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 99 5.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Algester (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,767 95.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 121 4.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,306 83.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 271 9.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 156 5.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 33 1.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Algester (State Suburbs), 83.3% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 0.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 133 4.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,458 52.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,092 39.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 59 2.1 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Algester (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 4.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 737 26.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,201 43.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 757 27.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Algester (State Suburbs), 26.6% were owned outright, 43.4% were owned with a mortgage and 27.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,164 78.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 485 17.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 119 4.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Algester (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 17.5% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Algester (State Suburbs), 15.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,941 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Algester % Queensland % Australia %
None 120 4.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 917 33.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,164 42.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 472 17.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 95 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Algester (State Suburbs), 33.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.1% 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 Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 125 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 81 64.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 44 35.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Algester (State Suburbs), there were 125 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 81 (or 64.8%) were male and 44 (or 35.2%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Algester % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,600 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Algester (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,600.

Mortgage and rent Algester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Algester (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 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

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