Rate the ABS website

2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Stanthorpe

Code SSC31535 (SSC)
People 5,385
Male 2,557
Female 2,828
Median age 45
Families 1,408
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,604
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $745
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,257
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,385 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,557 47.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,828 52.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 120 2.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,385 people in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 359 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 323 6.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 343 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 277 5.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 234 4.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 267 5.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 272 5.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 287 5.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 283 5.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 289 5.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 356 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 361 6.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 387 7.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 368 6.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 296 5.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 270 5.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 211 3.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 202 3.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,226 51.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 152 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 403 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 436 10.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,144 26.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.0% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,953 51.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 331 8.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,490 39.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 49 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 303 24.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 117 9.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 0.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 204 16.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 5.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 95 7.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 55 4.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 32 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 313 25.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,243 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) 23.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.5% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,357 80.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,044 20.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 356 7.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 216 4.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,468 68.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 68.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,152 52.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 777 35.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 164 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 104 4.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,197 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,197 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs). Of these 52.4% were employed full time, 35.4% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 284 13.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 213 10.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 286 13.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 360 17.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 787 37.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 429 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 982 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 745 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) was $429.

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

Unpaid work Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,059 70.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,084 24.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 541 12.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,040 23.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 767 17.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,050 24.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 635 14.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 608 13.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 681 48.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 489 34.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 219 15.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 34.7% were couple families with children, 48.4% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,435 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,592 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,592 and those without children was $1,435.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 164 14.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 51 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 252 21.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 119 10.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 86 7.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 348 29.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 80 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 69 5.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 21.6% 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 Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,163 85.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 377 14.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,881 86.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 67 3.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 210 9.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 86.8% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 2.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 429 19.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,063 49.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 559 25.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 2.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.8% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 845 39.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 520 24.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 716 33.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 3.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 39.0% were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 33.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,386 64.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 724 33.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 56 2.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 33.4% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 40.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.8% 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 Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
None 236 10.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 915 42.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 674 31.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 265 12.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 75 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 121 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 54 44.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 67 55.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), there were 121 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 54 (or 44.6%) were male and 67 (or 55.4%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 729 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $729.

Mortgage and rent Stanthorpe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 235 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Stanthorpe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $235 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,842.

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

Back to Top


© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.