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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Tewantin

Code SSC31599 (SSC)
People 10,660
Male 5,038
Female 5,622
Median age 46
Families 2,930
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,042
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $847
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $315
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Total 10,660 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,038 47.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,622 52.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 151 1.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,660 people in Tewantin (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 551 5.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 622 5.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 654 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 633 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 414 3.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 418 3.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 445 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 663 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 661 6.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 739 6.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 721 6.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 690 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 782 7.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 721 6.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 584 5.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 480 4.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 403 3.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 479 4.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tewantin (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,134 46.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 326 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,116 12.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 876 9.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,370 26.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tewantin (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 16.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tewantin (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,662 47.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 831 10.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,252 42.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tewantin (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 118 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 634 23.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 88 3.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 117 4.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 381 14.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 123 4.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 87 3.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 150 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 199 7.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 51 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 739 27.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,687 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tewantin (State Suburbs) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,799 73.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,597 26.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 735 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 561 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,956 60.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), 60.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,147 48.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,676 38.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 265 6.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 326 7.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,414 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,414 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tewantin (State Suburbs). Of these 48.6% were employed full time, 38.0% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 591 14.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 454 11.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 630 15.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 645 15.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,498 36.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tewantin (State Suburbs), 14.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 454 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,027 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 847 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tewantin (State Suburbs) was $454.

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

Unpaid work Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,217 70.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,160 24.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 968 11.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,681 19.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,597 18.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,382 27.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,219 13.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,018 11.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tewantin (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,371 46.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 961 32.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 565 19.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tewantin (State Suburbs), 32.8% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Tewantin (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,593 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,731 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,731 and those without children was $1,593.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 316 13.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 117 5.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 446 19.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 232 10.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 173 7.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 725 31.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 119 5.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 203 8.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,260 90.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 474 10.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,381 79.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 485 11.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 249 5.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 143 3.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tewantin (State Suburbs), 79.4% were separate houses, 11.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 34 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 278 6.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 545 12.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,064 48.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,268 29.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 69 1.6 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 12.8% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,549 36.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,175 27.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,318 30.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 109 2.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 2.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tewantin (State Suburbs), 36.4% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,886 67.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,193 28.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 181 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 28.0% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), 34.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 315 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 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 Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
None 350 8.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,807 42.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,487 34.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 482 11.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 132 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), 42.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 149 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 68 45.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 81 54.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tewantin (State Suburbs), there were 149 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 68 (or 45.6%) were male and 81 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tewantin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 869 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tewantin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $869.

Mortgage and rent Tewantin % 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 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Tewantin (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 $2,500.

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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