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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rocklea (Qld)

Code SSC31416 (SSC)
People 1,255
Male 687
Female 568
Median age 36
Families 279
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 549
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,052
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,255 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 687 54.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 568 45.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 2.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,255 people in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 67 5.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 43 3.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 53 4.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 68 5.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 115 9.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 130 10.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 138 11.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 81 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 78 6.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 92 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 69 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 70 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 57 4.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 32 2.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 38 3.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 38 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 38 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 3.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 371 33.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 118 10.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 83 7.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 480 43.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 33.9% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 305 33.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 102 11.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 494 54.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

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

Education Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 2.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 49 15.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 28 8.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 3.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 3.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 39 12.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 77 24.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 73 22.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 321 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) 25.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.2% were in primary school, 15.6% in secondary school and 35.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 760 60.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 489 41.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 87 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 76 6.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 521 44.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 44.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 399 60.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 182 27.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 33 5.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 44 6.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 658 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 658 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 27.7% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 65 10.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 55 9.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 58 9.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 127 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 275 44.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 527 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,231 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,052 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $527.

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

Unpaid work Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 706 64.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 206 18.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 83 7.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 164 15.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.8% 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, 15.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 255 23.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 278 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 114 10.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 61 5.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 113 40.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 99 35.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 53 18.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 5.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 35.4% were couple families with children, 40.4% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 71.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs) 28.8% of single parents were male and 71.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,824 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,104 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,104 and those without children was $1,824.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 52 25.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 5.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 19.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 26 12.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 5.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 37 18.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 7.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 476 90.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 9.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 343 72.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 84 17.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 39 8.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 2.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 72.1% were separate houses, 17.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 4.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 123 25.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 238 50.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 74 15.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 3.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 25.9% had 2 bedrooms and 50.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 112 23.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 151 31.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 186 39.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 4.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.6% were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 39.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 272 57.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 146 30.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 57 12.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.3% were family households, 30.7% were single person households and 12.0% were group households.

Household income Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 24.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 285 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.2 -- 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 Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 50 10.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 203 42.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 138 28.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 62 13.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 5.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.0% 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 Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 53.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 46.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 53.8%) were male and 12 (or 46.2%) 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 Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Rocklea (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Rocklea (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 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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