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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Wellington Point

Code SSC31743 (SSC)
People 11,787
Male 5,786
Female 6,001
Median age 39
Families 3,321
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,227
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,733
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,048
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,787 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,786 49.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,001 50.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 176 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,787 people in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 693 5.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 868 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 948 8.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 970 8.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 714 6.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 476 4.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 551 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 804 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 992 8.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,096 9.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 984 8.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 773 6.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 650 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 478 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 260 2.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 232 2.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 138 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 163 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,209 56.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 264 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 765 8.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 370 4.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,675 28.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.1% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,850 56.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 709 8.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,038 35.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 140 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 629 17.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 293 8.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 315 8.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 395 11.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 142 4.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 380 10.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 263 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 459 12.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 64 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 511 14.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,591 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.5% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 8,615 73.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,246 28.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 899 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 699 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,381 56.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 56.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,982 61.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,930 29.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 305 4.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 311 4.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,528 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,528 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wellington Point (State Suburbs). Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 699 11.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 570 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 660 10.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,134 18.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,847 45.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 687 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,905 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,733 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wellington Point (State Suburbs) was $687.

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

Unpaid work Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,199 77.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,992 32.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,012 10.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,939 20.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.2% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,283 24.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,755 29.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,253 13.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 910 9.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,099 33.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,753 52.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 442 13.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 52.8% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wellington Point % 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 Wellington Point (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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,179 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,564 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,564 and those without children was $2,179.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 737 25.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 2.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 750 26.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 465 16.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 100 3.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 396 13.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 154 5.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 169 5.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,917 95.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 208 5.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,631 92.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 122 3.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 158 4.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 51 1.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 236 6.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,275 32.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,320 59.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 0.8 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 Wellington Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 6.0% had 2 bedrooms and 32.6% 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,201 30.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,816 46.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 845 21.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 1.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 30.7% were owned outright, 46.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,246 82.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 579 14.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 91 2.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.9% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 13.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.8% 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,048 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
None 105 2.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,097 28.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,776 45.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 869 22.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 68 1.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), 28.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 175 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 78 44.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 97 55.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wellington Point (State Suburbs), there were 175 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 78 (or 44.6%) were male and 97 (or 55.4%) 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 Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,531 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,531.

Mortgage and rent Wellington Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 390 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wellington Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $390 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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