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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ashgrove

Code SSC30062 (SSC)
People 12,916
Male 6,443
Female 6,473
Median age 34
Families 3,228
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,051
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $2,083
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,340
Median weekly rent $375
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 Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Total 12,916 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,443 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,473 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 87 0.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,916 people in Ashgrove (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 842 6.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 948 7.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 993 7.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,028 8.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 971 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 892 6.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 798 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 976 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,130 8.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,003 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 883 6.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 731 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 529 4.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 352 2.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 264 2.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 195 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 187 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 193 1.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ashgrove (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,855 47.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 244 2.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 689 6.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 354 3.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,993 39.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ashgrove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.9% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ashgrove (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,468 48.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 865 9.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,881 42.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ashgrove (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 223 4.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 711 15.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 560 12.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 54 1.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 159 3.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 679 15.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 184 4.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 197 4.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,076 23.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 93 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 584 12.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,520 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs) 35.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 28.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 10,309 79.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,505 20.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,132 9.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 850 6.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,899 63.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 63.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,404 60.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,242 30.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 378 5.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 300 4.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,324 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,324 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ashgrove (State Suburbs). Of these 60.1% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 830 11.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 731 10.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 682 9.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 955 13.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,446 49.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ashgrove % 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 Ashgrove (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 841 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,547 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,083 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ashgrove (State Suburbs) was $841.

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

Unpaid work Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,231 81.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,228 31.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,053 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,847 28.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,963 29.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,046 30.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,266 12.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 958 9.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,026 31.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,727 53.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 406 12.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 69 2.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 53.5% were couple families with children, 31.8% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs) 22.2% of single parents were male and 77.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,483 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,231 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,231 and those without children was $2,483.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 724 26.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 101 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 784 28.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 415 15.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 92 3.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 266 9.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 178 6.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 188 6.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 28.5% 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 Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,460 93.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 332 6.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,560 79.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 190 4.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 670 15.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 41 0.9 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 79.8% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 141 3.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 954 21.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,674 37.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,607 36.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 62 1.4 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 21.4% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,362 30.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,735 38.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,252 28.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 91 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 30.5% were owned outright, 38.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,181 71.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 966 21.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 315 7.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.3% were family households, 21.6% were single person households and 7.1% were group households.

Household income Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 27.4% 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 Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,340 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
None 318 7.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,621 36.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,776 39.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 654 14.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 93 2.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), 36.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 87 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 52 59.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 35 40.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ashgrove (State Suburbs), there were 87 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 52 (or 59.8%) were male and 35 (or 40.2%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Ashgrove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 440 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ashgrove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $440 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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