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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gaven

Code SSC30637 (SSC)
People 1,583
Male 801
Female 782
Median age 41
Families 441
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 541
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,429
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,583 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 801 50.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 782 49.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 1.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,583 people in Gaven (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 63 4.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 109 6.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 117 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 152 9.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 90 5.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 3.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 74 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 118 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 127 8.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 169 10.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 138 8.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 121 7.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 102 6.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 72 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 47 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gaven (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 678 52.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 115 8.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 3.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 435 33.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gaven (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gaven (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 612 51.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 105 8.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 471 39.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gaven (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

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

Education Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 18 4.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 93 20.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 28 6.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 6.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 68 14.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 4.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 6.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 4.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 36 7.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 10 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 106 23.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 455 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gaven (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.7% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 12.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,152 72.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 449 30.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 113 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 85 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 845 56.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gaven (State Suburbs), 56.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gaven % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 483 53.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 292 32.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 45 5.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 81 9.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 901 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 901 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gaven (State Suburbs). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 9.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 98 11.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 87 10.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 109 13.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 107 13.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 374 45.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gaven (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gaven (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,412 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,429 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gaven (State Suburbs) was $500.

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

Unpaid work Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 933 71.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 353 27.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 158 12.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 243 18.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gaven (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 282 21.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 330 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 180 13.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 142 10.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gaven (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 142 32.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 224 50.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 14.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 2.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gaven (State Suburbs), 50.7% were couple families with children, 32.1% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gaven (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,818 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,070 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gaven (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,070 and those without children was $1,818.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 19.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 4.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 97 26.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 58 15.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 9.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 46 12.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 22 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 5.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gaven (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 26.6% 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 Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 480 93.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 36 7.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gaven (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 481 100.0 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 0 0.0 181,717 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 Gaven (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 26 5.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 168 35.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 279 58.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gaven (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 5.4% had 2 bedrooms and 35.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 117 24.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 268 55.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 86 17.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 1.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gaven (State Suburbs), 24.3% were owned outright, 55.6% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 411 85.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 57 11.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 2.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gaven (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.3% were family households, 11.8% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gaven (State Suburbs), 14.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.2% 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 Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.4 -- 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 Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
None 8 1.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 78 16.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 163 34.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 220 45.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 2.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gaven (State Suburbs), 16.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 45.9% 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 Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gaven (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 50.0%) were male and 8 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Gaven (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Gaven % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gaven (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 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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