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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Petrie Terrace

Code SSC31317 (SSC)
People 1,183
Male 614
Female 569
Median age 29
Families 210
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 540
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,842
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,250
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,183 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 614 51.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 569 48.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,183 people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 3.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 36 3.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 2.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 43 3.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 226 19.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 255 21.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 126 10.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 85 7.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 93 7.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 60 5.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 56 4.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 52 4.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 2.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 1.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 1.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 0.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 0.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 266 24.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 29 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 69 6.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 0.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 705 65.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 24.7% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 202 23.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 130 15.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 519 61.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 23.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 9 1.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 19 4.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 0.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 1.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 0.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 2.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 141 29.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 234 49.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 474 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) 39.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 6.1% were in primary school, 4.7% in secondary school and 35.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 722 60.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 264 28.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 73 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 63 6.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 537 57.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 57.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 473 62.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 201 26.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 4.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 5.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 753 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 753 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs). Of these 62.8% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 65 9.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 59 8.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 10.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 123 17.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 356 50.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 31 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 29 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was 31 years and for people who were employed part-time was 29 years.

Occupation Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 906 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,384 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,842 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) was $906.

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

Unpaid work Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 755 70.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 145 13.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 49 4.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 203 18.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 13.5% provided care for children and 4.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 397 36.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 252 23.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 74 6.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 35 3.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 122 57.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 52 24.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 11.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 5.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 24.6% were couple families with children, 57.8% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,849 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,178 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,178 and those without children was $2,849.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 37.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 4.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 20.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 11.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 5.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8 4.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 15 8.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 7.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of couple families, 37.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 425 95.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 4.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 95.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 304 71.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 6.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 89 20.9 181,717 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 Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 71.5% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 1.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 60 14.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 92 21.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 181 42.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 63 14.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 5.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.1% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 42.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 63 14.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 103 24.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 237 55.6 513,413 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 23 5.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 14.8% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 55.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 207 48.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 123 28.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 95 22.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.7% were family households, 28.9% were single person households and 22.4% were group households.

Household income Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 14.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.1% 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.0 -- 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,250 -- 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
None 55 12.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 186 43.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 118 27.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 44 10.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 5.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), 43.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.3% 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 Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 62.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 37.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 62.5%) were male and 3 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Petrie Terrace % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 510 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Petrie Terrace (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $510 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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