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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Norwell

Code SSC31253 (SSC)
People 282
Male 148
Female 134
Median age 40
Families 78
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 110
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,160
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $101
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Total 282 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 148 52.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 134 47.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 2.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 282 people in Norwell (State Suburbs) of these 52.5% were male and 47.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 5.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 19 6.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 8.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 6.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 20 7.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 6.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 7.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 18 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 25 8.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 20 7.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 16 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 20 7.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 4.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 9 3.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Norwell (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 96 42.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 25 11.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 2.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 91 40.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Norwell (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.5% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 67 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 86 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Norwell (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 90 41.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 38 17.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 91 41.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Norwell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Norwell (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 4.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 28 41.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 4.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 10.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 9.0 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 3 4.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 4.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 9.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8 11.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 67 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Norwell (State Suburbs) 24.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.3% were in primary school, 18.3% in secondary school and 15.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 237 84.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 38 14.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 3.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 6.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 205 75.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Norwell (State Suburbs), 75.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Norwell % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 100 62.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 45 28.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 3.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 160 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 160 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Norwell (State Suburbs). Of these 62.5% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 11.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7 4.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 12.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 11.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 83 54.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Norwell (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Norwell (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,437 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,160 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Norwell (State Suburbs) was $532.

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

Unpaid work Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 160 70.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 61 27.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 24 10.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 47 20.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Norwell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 49 21.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 65 28.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 22 9.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 22 9.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Norwell (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 38.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 34 43.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 19.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Norwell (State Suburbs), 43.0% were couple families with children, 38.0% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Norwell (State Suburbs) 26.7% of single parents were male and 73.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,541 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,856 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Norwell (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,856 and those without children was $1,541.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 22.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 22.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 25.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 4.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8 11.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 4.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Norwell (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 98 90.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 9.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Norwell (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 96 97.0 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 3 3.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Norwell (State Suburbs), 97.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 3.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 16.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 54 54.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 20 20.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.0 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Norwell (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 27 27.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 21 21.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 47.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.1 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 Norwell (State Suburbs), 27.8% were owned outright, 21.6% were owned with a mortgage and 47.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 79 79.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 17 17.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Norwell (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.8% were family households, 17.2% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Norwell (State Suburbs), 26.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.3% 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 Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 101 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 4.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 21 21.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 40 41.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 32 33.0 267,081 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 Norwell (State Suburbs), 21.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 33.0% 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 Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Norwell (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Norwell % 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 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Norwell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Norwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 102 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Norwell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $102 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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