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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Clear Island Waters

Code SSC30372 (SSC)
People 3,986
Male 1,888
Female 2,098
Median age 49
Families 1,128
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,794
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,145
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,058
Median weekly rent $410
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 Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,986 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,888 47.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,098 52.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,986 people in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 117 2.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 180 4.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 254 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 277 7.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 224 5.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 131 3.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 131 3.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 165 4.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 264 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 301 7.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 321 8.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 296 7.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 340 8.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 277 7.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 231 5.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 152 3.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 143 3.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 180 4.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,932 56.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 89 2.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 299 8.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 278 8.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 833 24.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,708 55.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 175 5.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,197 38.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 33 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 93 8.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 80 7.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 106 9.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 55 5.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 54 5.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 141 13.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 55 5.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 185 17.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 31 2.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 249 23.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,082 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,259 56.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,781 47.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 225 6.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 189 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,525 41.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 41.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 973 53.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 636 35.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 102 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 107 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,818 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,818 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs). Of these 53.5% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 221 12.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 202 11.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 211 12.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 240 14.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 737 43.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 551 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,435 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,145 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) was $551.

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

Unpaid work Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,274 66.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 765 22.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 316 9.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 515 15.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 717 20.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 822 24.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 423 12.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 311 9.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 532 47.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 436 38.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 140 12.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 1.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 38.7% were couple families with children, 47.2% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,939 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,508 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,508 and those without children was $1,939.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 155 16.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 46 4.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 177 18.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 133 13.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 55 5.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 290 30.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 40 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 70 7.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,527 88.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 200 11.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 88.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 978 64.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 387 25.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 162 10.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 64.0% were separate houses, 25.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 121 7.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 86 5.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 566 37.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 725 47.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.6 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.9% had 1 bedroom, 5.6% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 653 42.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 417 27.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 342 22.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 67 4.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 3.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 42.8% were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 22.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,112 72.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 357 23.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 58 3.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.8% were family households, 23.4% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.3% 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 Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 410 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
None 77 5.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 523 34.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 612 40.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 275 18.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.0% 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 Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 100.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 56 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 6 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 56 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Clear Island Waters % 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 -- 1.3 -- 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 Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Clear Island Waters % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 7,200 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Clear Island Waters (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $7,200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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