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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Slacks Creek

Code SSC31484 (SSC)
People 10,435
Male 5,142
Female 5,293
Median age 32
Families 2,685
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,878
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,055
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,435 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,142 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,293 50.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 439 4.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,435 people in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 857 8.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 799 7.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 715 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 834 8.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 767 7.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 829 7.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 748 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 767 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 666 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 602 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 581 5.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 627 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 587 5.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 374 3.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 267 2.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 155 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 122 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 136 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,089 38.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 340 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 909 11.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 436 5.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,291 40.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.3% were married and 15.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,801 38.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 900 12.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,572 49.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 139 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 795 24.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 62 1.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 84 2.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 496 15.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 0.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 67 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 222 6.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 187 5.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 69 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,048 32.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,199 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.4% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 6,563 62.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,769 40.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 698 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 503 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,458 47.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 47.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,779 58.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,168 24.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 317 6.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 455 9.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,719 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,719 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 24.8% were employed part-time and 9.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 343 8.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 323 7.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 500 11.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,100 25.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,679 39.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 513 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,164 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,055 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) was $513.

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

Unpaid work Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,146 63.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,358 29.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 869 10.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,031 12.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.2% 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, 12.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,627 20.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,906 23.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 858 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 753 9.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 839 31.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,052 39.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 728 27.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 67 2.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 39.2% were couple families with children, 31.2% were couple families without children and 27.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,758 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,837 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,837 and those without children was $1,758.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 397 21.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 57 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 308 16.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 383 20.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 127 6.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 362 19.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 131 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 121 6.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 16.3% 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 Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,527 95.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 176 4.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,712 76.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 771 21.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 32 0.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 76.9% were separate houses, 21.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 106 3.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 407 11.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,224 63.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 716 20.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 66 1.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 63.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 757 21.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,174 33.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,493 42.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 86 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 21.5% were owned outright, 33.3% were owned with a mortgage and 42.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,557 72.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 818 23.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 155 4.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 25.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.3 -- 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 Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
None 318 9.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,363 38.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,122 31.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 599 17.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 126 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), 38.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 440 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 226 51.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 214 48.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), there were 440 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 226 (or 51.4%) were male and 214 (or 48.6%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Slacks Creek % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Slacks Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 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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