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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Point Arkwright

Code SSC31338 (SSC)
People 309
Male 155
Female 154
Median age 46
Families 78
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 201
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $963
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,759
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Total 309 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 155 50.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 154 49.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 309 people in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 3.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 19 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 14 4.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 13 4.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7 2.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14 4.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 26 8.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 22 7.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 8.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 10.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 11.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 5.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 5.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 111 42.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 5.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 47 18.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 2.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 83 31.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.5% were married and 23.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 36 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 35 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 94 40.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 38 16.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 99 42.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 19.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 7.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 4.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 15.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 4.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 10.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 7.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 22 26.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 83 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 223 72.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 73 25.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12 4.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 184 64.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 64.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 78 53.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 53 36.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4 2.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 6.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 145 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 145 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 11.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 12.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 20 15.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 26 19.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 52 39.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 518 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,350 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 963 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) was $518.

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

Unpaid work Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 192 73.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 73 27.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 24 9.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 64 24.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 46 17.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 89 34.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 39 14.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 18 6.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 34.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 39.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 39 50.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 10.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 50.6% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,166 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,071 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,071 and those without children was $2,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 25.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 20 29.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 7.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 5.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 20.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 5.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 29.4% 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 Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 123 64.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 67 35.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 64.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 35.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 89 73.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 5.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 26 21.3 181,717 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 Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 73.0% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 11.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 23 18.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 50 40.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 29.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.7% had 2 bedrooms and 40.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 44 36.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 27 22.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 51 41.8 513,413 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 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 36.1% were owned outright, 22.1% were owned with a mortgage and 41.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 79 63.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 42 33.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.2% were family households, 33.6% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 33.6% 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 Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.7 -- 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 Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,759 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 46 38.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 50 41.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 22 18.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% 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 Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 20 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Point Arkwright % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Point Arkwright (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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