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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Paddington (Qld)

Code SSC31282 (SSC)
People 7,987
Male 3,817
Female 4,170
Median age 32
Families 1,847
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,626
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $2,074
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,557
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,987 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,817 47.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,170 52.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 0.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,987 people in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 521 6.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 362 4.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 249 3.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 349 4.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 939 11.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,166 14.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 873 10.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 755 9.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 557 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 453 5.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 428 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 374 4.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 352 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 186 2.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 126 1.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 1.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 98 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 98 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,434 35.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 135 2.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 484 7.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 209 3.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,600 52.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 35.5% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,179 35.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 842 13.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,097 50.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 98 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 291 12.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 127 5.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 32 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 71 3.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 67 2.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 102 4.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 138 6.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 891 38.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 58 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 441 19.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,316 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.4% were in primary school, 10.4% in secondary school and 44.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,876 73.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,980 26.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 681 9.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 508 6.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,345 57.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 57.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,449 66.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,338 25.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 238 4.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 193 3.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,218 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,218 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 66.1% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 502 10.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 406 8.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 430 8.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 728 14.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,724 54.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

Occupation Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 985 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,572 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,074 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $985.

Travel to work, top responses Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,564 81.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,555 22.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 522 7.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,634 23.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.7% provided care for children and 7.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,421 35.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,086 30.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 636 9.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 419 6.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 869 47.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 690 37.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 222 12.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 67 3.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 37.3% were couple families with children, 47.0% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs) 15.8% of single parents were male and 84.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,804 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,315 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,315 and those without children was $2,804.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 495 31.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 57 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 347 22.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 253 16.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 70 4.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 115 7.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 103 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 121 7.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,178 91.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 284 8.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,119 66.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 281 8.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 764 24.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 66.7% were separate houses, 8.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 229 7.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 903 28.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,218 38.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 771 24.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 40 1.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.2% had 1 bedroom, 28.4% had 2 bedrooms and 38.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 710 22.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 928 29.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,464 46.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 1.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 22.3% were owned outright, 29.2% were owned with a mortgage and 46.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,836 57.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 832 26.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 509 16.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.8% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 16.0% were group households.

Household income Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 12.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.0% 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 Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,557 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 312 9.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,303 41.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,087 34.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 406 12.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 69 2.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 52.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 24 48.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 52.0%) were male and 24 (or 48.0%) 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 Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,700 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,700.

Mortgage and rent Paddington (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 410 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 678 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Paddington (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $410 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $678.

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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