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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Upper Mount Gravatt

Code SSC31689 (SSC)
People 8,851
Male 4,325
Female 4,526
Median age 34
Families 2,055
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,532
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,155
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $360
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 Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,851 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,325 48.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,526 51.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 138 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,851 people in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 543 6.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 391 4.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 375 4.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 569 6.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,019 11.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 918 10.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 726 8.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 607 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 495 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 433 4.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 409 4.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 361 4.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 330 3.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 311 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 342 3.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 344 3.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 299 3.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 379 4.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,045 40.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 193 2.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 566 7.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 656 8.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,084 40.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 40.4% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,619 41.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 626 10.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,025 48.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 71 2.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 336 10.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 81 2.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 43 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 201 6.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 80 2.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 49 1.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 226 7.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 890 28.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 102 3.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,098 34.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,177 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) 35.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.5% were in primary school, 10.4% in secondary school and 35.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,254 59.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,116 40.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 594 7.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 393 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,656 47.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 47.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,409 58.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,211 29.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 217 5.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 299 7.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,136 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,136 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 417 10.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 426 11.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 363 9.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 793 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,617 42.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

Occupation Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 527 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,457 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,155 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was $527.

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

Unpaid work Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,742 62.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,599 21.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 679 9.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,259 16.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.2% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,655 21.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,783 23.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 704 9.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 600 8.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 891 43.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 771 37.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 329 16.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 63 3.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 37.5% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 16.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,117 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,284 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,284 and those without children was $2,117.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 393 23.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 63 3.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 296 17.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 236 14.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 89 5.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 397 23.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 93 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 95 5.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,089 94.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 174 5.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,172 70.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 319 10.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 596 19.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 70.3% were separate houses, 10.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 34 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 143 4.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 571 18.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,581 51.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 697 22.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 65 2.1 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 18.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,045 33.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 805 26.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,066 34.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 75 2.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 100 3.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,992 64.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 825 26.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 274 8.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.4% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 8.9% were group households.

Household income Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 26.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
None 440 14.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,232 39.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 902 29.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 413 13.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 104 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 39.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 137 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 57 41.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 80 58.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), there were 137 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 57 (or 41.6%) were male and 80 (or 58.4%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Upper Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,218 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Upper Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,218.

Mortgage and rent Upper Mount Gravatt % 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 953 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Upper Mount Gravatt (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 $953.

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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