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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Highworth

Code SSC30758 (SSC)
People 307
Male 132
Female 175
Median age 39
Families 86
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 119
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,055
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,750
Median weekly rent $345
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Total 307 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 132 43.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 175 57.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 307 people in Highworth (State Suburbs) of these 43.0% were male and 57.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 10.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 16 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 29 9.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 6.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 2.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 5.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 5.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 23 7.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 21 6.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 21 6.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Highworth (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 107 44.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 4 1.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 33 13.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 2.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 92 38.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Highworth (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.2% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 87 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Highworth (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 105 47.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 40 18.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 74 33.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Highworth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Highworth (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9 12.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 5.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 10 13.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 9.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 4.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 12.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 8.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 21 29.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 72 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Highworth (State Suburbs) 23.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.1% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 242 78.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 66 23.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 23 8.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 17 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 179 62.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Highworth (State Suburbs), 62.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Highworth % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 88 57.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 54 35.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 3.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 3.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 152 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 152 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Highworth (State Suburbs). Of these 57.9% were employed full time, 35.5% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 10.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 10.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 22 15.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 27 18.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 60 40.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Highworth (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Highworth (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 560 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,416 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,055 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Highworth (State Suburbs) was $560.

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

Unpaid work Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 193 78.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 80 32.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 40 16.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 58 23.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Highworth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 16.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 60 24.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 71 29.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 35 14.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 25 10.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Highworth (State Suburbs), 29.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 34 39.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 41 47.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 13.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Highworth (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Highworth (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,125 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,281 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highworth (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,281 and those without children was $1,125.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 11 15.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 8.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 20.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 10 13.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 12.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 13.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 9.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Highworth (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.1% had both partners employed full-time, 8.2% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 112 94.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6 5.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Highworth (State Suburbs), 94.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 112 100.0 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 Highworth (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 Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5 4.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 67 59.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 37 33.0 532,756 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 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Highworth (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 4.5% had 2 bedrooms and 59.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 37 33.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 44 39.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 30 27.0 513,413 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 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Highworth (State Suburbs), 33.3% were owned outright, 39.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 85 75.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 24 21.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Highworth (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.2% were family households, 21.2% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highworth (State Suburbs), 20.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 345 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,750 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.6 -- 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 Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 36.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 46 41.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 24 21.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Highworth (State Suburbs), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.8% 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 Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 100.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Highworth (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 5 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Highworth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Highworth % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,750 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Highworth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,750.

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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