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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Nerang

Code SSC31210 (SSC)
People 16,256
Male 7,806
Female 8,450
Median age 38
Families 4,294
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,683
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,007
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,850
Median weekly rent $330
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 Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Total 16,256 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,806 48.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,450 52.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 322 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,256 people in Nerang (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,124 6.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,033 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,139 7.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,097 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 949 5.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,030 6.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,066 6.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,100 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,216 7.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,127 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,029 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 937 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 900 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 684 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 494 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 412 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 406 2.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 514 3.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nerang (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,615 43.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 504 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,519 11.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 936 7.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,378 33.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nerang (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.4% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nerang (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,092 43.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,346 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,237 44.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Nerang (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nerang (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 204 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 972 21.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 260 5.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 206 4.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 688 14.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 112 2.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 161 3.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 297 6.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 380 8.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 112 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,237 26.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,629 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nerang (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 14.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 11,186 68.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,831 32.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,204 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 980 6.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,003 53.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nerang (State Suburbs), 53.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Nerang % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,200 54.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,481 31.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 411 5.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 687 8.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,779 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,779 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nerang (State Suburbs). Of these 54.0% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 8.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 801 11.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 706 10.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 973 13.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,411 19.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,789 39.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nerang (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Nerang (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,215 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,007 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nerang (State Suburbs) was $507.

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

Unpaid work Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,849 68.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,677 28.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,356 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,899 14.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nerang (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,695 20.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,324 25.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,583 12.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,248 9.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nerang (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,506 35.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,796 41.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 939 21.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 52 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nerang (State Suburbs), 41.8% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 21.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Nerang (State Suburbs) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,742 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,873 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nerang (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,873 and those without children was $1,742.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 638 19.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 155 4.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 730 22.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 498 15.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 218 6.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 634 19.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 198 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 228 6.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Nerang (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,950 93.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 435 6.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Nerang (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,881 65.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,692 28.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 237 4.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 141 2.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Nerang (State Suburbs), 65.2% were separate houses, 28.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 56 0.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 300 5.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 794 13.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,178 53.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,483 24.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 140 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nerang (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.3% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,361 22.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,206 37.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,990 33.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 209 3.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 184 3.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nerang (State Suburbs), 22.9% were owned outright, 37.1% were owned with a mortgage and 33.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,159 69.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,513 25.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 279 4.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Nerang (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.9% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nerang (State Suburbs), 28.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
None 495 8.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,147 36.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,125 35.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 998 16.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 184 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nerang (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% 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 Nerang % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 321 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 136 42.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 185 57.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nerang (State Suburbs), there were 321 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 136 (or 42.4%) were male and 185 (or 57.6%) 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 Nerang % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 993 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nerang (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $993.

Mortgage and rent Nerang % 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 1,699 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Nerang (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 $1,699.

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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