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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Sandgate (Qld)

Code SSC31450 (SSC)
People 4,626
Male 2,248
Female 2,378
Median age 43
Families 1,110
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,952
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,195
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $235
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,626 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,248 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,378 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 62 1.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,626 people in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 250 5.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 272 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 289 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 251 5.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 186 4.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 165 3.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 215 4.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 339 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 415 9.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 368 8.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 342 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 264 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 241 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 204 4.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 166 3.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 167 3.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 185 4.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 306 6.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,685 44.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 156 4.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 486 12.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 416 10.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,074 28.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,486 46.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 330 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,383 43.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 38 3.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 179 15.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 159 13.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 2.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 95 8.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 131 11.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 4.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 74 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 157 13.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 28 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 234 19.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,178 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 19.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,601 77.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 938 23.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 381 9.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 259 6.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,484 61.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 61.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,283 58.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 694 31.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 103 4.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 115 5.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,195 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,195 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 225 10.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 207 10.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 259 12.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 369 17.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 917 44.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sandgate (Qld) % 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 Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 630 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,856 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,195 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $630.

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

Unpaid work Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,620 68.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,030 27.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 411 10.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 862 22.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 873 22.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 976 25.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 458 12.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 311 8.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 419 37.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 512 46.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 165 14.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 46.1% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) 21.8% of single parents were male and 78.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,087 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,518 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,518 and those without children was $2,087.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 196 21.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 51 5.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 262 28.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 140 15.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 134 14.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 49 5.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 5.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 28.2% 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 Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,759 92.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 137 7.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,294 73.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 127 7.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 333 18.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 73.6% were separate houses, 7.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 193 11.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 437 24.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 665 37.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 401 22.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 2.7 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 Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.0% had 1 bedroom, 24.9% had 2 bedrooms and 37.8% 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 Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 480 27.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 567 32.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 642 36.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 3.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 27.3% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 36.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,099 62.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 610 34.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 48 2.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.5% were family households, 34.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 28.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.8% 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 Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 259 14.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 650 37.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 571 32.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 221 12.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 55 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.6% 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 Sandgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 63 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 30 47.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 33 52.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 63 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 30 (or 47.6%) were male and 33 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sandgate (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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sandgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Sandgate (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 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Sandgate (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 $1,733.

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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