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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Chambers Flat

Code SSC30348 (SSC)
People 2,464
Male 1,227
Female 1,237
Median age 42
Families 666
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 865
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,237
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,464 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,227 49.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,237 50.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,464 people in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 133 5.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 176 7.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 201 8.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 188 7.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 126 5.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 113 4.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 90 3.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 147 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 226 9.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 220 8.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 240 9.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 190 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 152 6.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 114 4.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 62 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 55 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,046 53.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 84 4.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 175 9.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 64 3.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 585 29.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 995 54.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 154 8.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 666 36.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 21 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 156 22.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 3.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 62 8.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 101 14.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 3.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 56 7.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 54 7.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 52 7.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 133 18.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 706 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.6% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 15.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,855 75.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 688 29.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 172 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 140 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,360 57.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 57.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 760 59.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 357 27.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 100 7.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,285 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,285 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 102 8.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 110 9.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 145 11.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 239 19.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 522 42.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chambers Flat % 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 Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 553 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,442 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,237 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) was $553.

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

Unpaid work Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,384 70.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 549 28.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 201 10.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 283 14.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 421 21.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 501 25.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 240 12.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 224 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 Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% 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 Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 251 37.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 339 50.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 73 11.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 50.9% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs) 26.0% of single parents were male and 74.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,856 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,092 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,092 and those without children was $1,856.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 131 22.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 133 22.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 84 14.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 6.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 95 16.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 56 9.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 37 6.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 800 94.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 48 5.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 685 85.5 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 4 0.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 112 14.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 85.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 14.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 60 7.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 100 12.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 204 25.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 418 52.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 12.5% had 2 bedrooms and 25.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 255 31.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 353 44.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 169 21.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 44.1% were owned with a mortgage and 21.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 624 77.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 164 20.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 1.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.7% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 20.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
None 18 2.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 227 28.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 222 27.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 314 39.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), 28.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 39.2% 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 Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 51.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 48.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 51.2%) were male and 21 (or 48.8%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Chambers Flat % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 737 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Chambers Flat (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $737.

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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