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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Nathan

Code SSC31206 (SSC)
People 1,397
Male 721
Female 676
Median age 24
Families 229
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 386
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,290
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,896
Median weekly rent $258
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,397 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 721 51.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 676 48.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,397 people in Nathan (State Suburbs) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 3.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 2.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 41 2.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 265 19.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 312 22.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 122 8.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 108 7.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 66 4.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 76 5.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 64 4.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 3.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 45 3.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 64 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 48 3.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 1.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 24 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nathan (State Suburbs) was 24 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 352 27.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 1.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 65 5.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 22 1.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 804 63.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nathan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 27.8% were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 34 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nathan (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 301 46.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 64 9.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 283 43.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Nathan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nathan (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 0.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 37 4.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 1.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 3.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 1.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 17 2.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 561 72.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 90 11.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 777 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nathan (State Suburbs) 55.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 6.8% were in primary school, 4.8% in secondary school and 74.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 911 65.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 471 36.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 83 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 83 6.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 662 51.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nathan (State Suburbs), 51.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Nathan % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 291 40.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 260 36.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59 8.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 112 15.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 722 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 722 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nathan (State Suburbs). Of these 40.3% were employed full time, 36.0% were employed part-time and 15.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 124 20.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 85 13.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 50 8.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 86 14.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 207 33.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nathan (State Suburbs), 20.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 22 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Nathan (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 22 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 329 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,669 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,290 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nathan (State Suburbs) was $329.

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

Unpaid work Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 873 69.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 220 17.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 103 8.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 328 25.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nathan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.4% provided care for children and 8.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 410 32.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 283 22.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 107 8.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 73 5.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nathan (State Suburbs), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 101 44.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 87 38.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 30 13.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 4.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nathan (State Suburbs), 38.2% were couple families with children, 44.3% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Nathan (State Suburbs) 21.2% of single parents were male and 78.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,050 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,522 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nathan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,522 and those without children was $2,050.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 38 20.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 41 21.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 33 17.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 3.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 35 18.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 18 9.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 6.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Nathan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 342 94.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 5.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Nathan (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 253 74.0 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 89 26.0 181,717 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 Nathan (State Suburbs), 74.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 5.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 69 20.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 177 51.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 74 21.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nathan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 109 31.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 114 33.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 111 32.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nathan (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 33.2% were owned with a mortgage and 32.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 224 64.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 98 28.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 6.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Nathan (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

Household income Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nathan (State Suburbs), 18.3% 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 Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 258 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,896 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 2.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 143 41.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 131 38.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 44 12.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nathan (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nathan (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nathan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Nathan % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Nathan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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