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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Seventeen Mile Rocks

Code SSC31465 (SSC)
People 2,970
Male 1,461
Female 1,509
Median age 34
Families 861
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,066
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,107
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,970 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,461 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,509 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 0.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,970 people in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 307 10.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 261 8.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 189 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 174 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 113 3.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 180 6.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 268 9.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 299 10.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 293 9.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 211 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 185 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 187 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 3.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 75 2.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 53 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 0.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 25 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 0.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,347 60.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 60 2.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 163 7.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 40 1.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 606 27.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.8% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,283 60.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 219 10.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 625 29.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 60 7.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 189 22.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 94 11.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 47 5.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 9.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 4.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 49 5.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 44 5.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 138 16.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 20 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 76 9.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 835 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.6% were in primary school, 20.1% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,151 72.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 954 32.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 251 8.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 165 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,532 52.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 52.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,130 64.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 451 25.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 97 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 3.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,746 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,746 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs). Of these 64.7% were employed full time, 25.8% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 158 9.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 160 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 134 8.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 291 17.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 838 50.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 928 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,292 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,107 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) was $928.

Travel to work, top responses Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,866 84.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 897 40.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 226 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 569 25.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 84.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.5% 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, 25.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 585 26.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 746 33.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 321 14.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 215 9.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 33.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 302 35.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 461 53.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 90 10.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 53.5% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,509 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,761 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,761 and those without children was $2,509.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 235 30.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 209 27.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 116 15.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 3.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 63 8.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 57 7.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 4.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 27.3% 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 Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,017 95.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 44 4.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 95.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 927 91.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 74 7.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 1.1 181,717 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 Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 91.3% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 32 3.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 406 40.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 558 55.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 3.2% had 2 bedrooms and 40.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 243 24.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 536 52.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 215 21.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 24.0% were owned outright, 52.9% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 845 83.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 148 14.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.3% were family households, 14.6% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 10.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.4% 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 Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
None 22 2.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 302 29.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 516 50.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 153 15.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.1% 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 Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 25 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 52.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 48.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), there were 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 52.0%) were male and 12 (or 48.0%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,833 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,833.

Mortgage and rent Seventeen Mile Rocks % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Seventeen Mile Rocks (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 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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