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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rochedale South

Code SSC31414 (SSC)
People 14,996
Male 7,296
Female 7,700
Median age 35
Families 4,295
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,784
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,426
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $330
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 Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Total 14,996 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,296 48.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,700 51.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 214 1.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,996 people in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,127 7.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 993 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 950 6.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,001 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,029 6.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,087 7.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,183 7.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,173 7.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,042 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 911 6.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 966 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 893 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,030 6.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 671 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 376 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 227 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 172 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 164 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,206 52.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 362 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 988 8.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 488 4.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,876 32.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,859 52.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,082 9.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,253 38.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 188 4.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 920 22.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 208 5.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 199 4.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 634 15.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 112 2.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 175 4.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 289 7.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 616 15.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 75 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 699 17.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,115 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs) 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 21.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 10,787 71.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,466 31.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,272 8.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 902 6.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,675 53.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 53.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,214 62.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,309 27.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 475 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 376 4.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,374 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,374 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rochedale South (State Suburbs). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 796 9.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 692 8.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 822 10.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,640 20.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,575 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 667 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,594 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,426 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rochedale South (State Suburbs) was $667.

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

Unpaid work Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,192 77.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,751 31.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,214 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,388 20.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.5% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,948 24.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,445 28.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,585 13.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,218 10.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,592 37.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,965 45.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 677 15.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 45.8% were couple families with children, 37.1% were couple families without children and 15.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,001 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,226 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,226 and those without children was $2,001.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 883 24.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 135 3.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 834 23.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 587 16.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 165 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 502 14.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 256 7.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 196 5.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,367 95.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 269 4.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,843 90.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 423 7.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 102 1.9 181,717 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 Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 90.2% were separate houses, 7.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 69 1.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 439 8.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,181 59.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,627 30.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 45 0.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 8.2% had 2 bedrooms and 59.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,586 29.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,421 45.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,229 22.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 44 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 89 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 29.5% were owned outright, 45.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,192 78.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 998 18.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 179 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.1% were family households, 18.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 17.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.9% 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 Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
None 222 4.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,708 31.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,252 42.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,075 20.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 111 2.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), 31.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% 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 Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 214 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 93 43.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 121 56.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rochedale South (State Suburbs), there were 214 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 93 (or 43.5%) were male and 121 (or 56.5%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,474 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,474.

Mortgage and rent Rochedale South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 345 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Rochedale South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $345 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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