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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Fernvale (Qld)

Code SSC30603 (SSC)
People 2,367
Male 1,178
Female 1,189
Median age 33
Families 642
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 882
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,351
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,367 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,178 49.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,189 50.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 49 2.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,367 people in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 230 9.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 186 7.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 231 9.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 157 6.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 101 4.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 164 6.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 171 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 212 8.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 183 7.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 151 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 139 5.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 147 6.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 78 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 1.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 32 1.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 18 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 906 52.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 65 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 167 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 50 2.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 533 31.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 838 53.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 225 14.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 491 31.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 41 5.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 252 35.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 2.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 2.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 13.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 4.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 41 5.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 47 6.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 102 14.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 707 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.5% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,004 84.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 359 15.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 145 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 117 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,634 72.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 72.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 698 61.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 312 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 78 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 57 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,145 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,145 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 103 9.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 81 7.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 128 11.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 220 20.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 484 44.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 595 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,460 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,351 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $595.

Travel to work, top responses Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,309 75.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 639 37.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 202 11.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 371 21.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.1% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 338 19.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 506 29.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 248 14.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 215 12.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 212 33.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 334 52.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 87 13.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 52.0% were couple families with children, 33.0% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs) 14.0% of single parents were male and 86.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,951 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,125 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,125 and those without children was $1,951.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 128 23.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 1.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 20.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 108 19.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 5.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 85 15.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 44 8.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 5.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.4% had both partners employed full-time, 1.6% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 764 88.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 102 11.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 750 98.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 1.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 1.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 2.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 248 32.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 467 61.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 2.9% had 2 bedrooms and 32.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 162 21.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 403 52.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 184 24.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.2% were owned outright, 52.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 630 82.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 110 14.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.5% were family households, 14.4% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 17.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 1.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 206 27.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 361 47.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 166 21.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), 27.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% 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 Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 31 62.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 38.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 31 (or 62.0%) were male and 19 (or 38.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,291 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

Mortgage and rent Fernvale (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 263 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,474 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Fernvale (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $263 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,474.

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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