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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Witheren

Code SSC31786 (SSC)
People 441
Male 255
Female 186
Median age 38
Families 118
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 209
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,029
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,134
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Total 441 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 255 57.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 186 42.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 441 people in Witheren (State Suburbs) of these 57.8% were male and 42.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 4.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 35 8.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 20 4.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 4.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 3.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 31 7.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 42 9.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 38 8.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 38 8.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 33 7.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 37 8.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 38 8.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 5.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Witheren (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 198 54.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 4.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 26 7.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 11 3.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 111 30.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Witheren (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 64 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Witheren (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 165 55.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 31 10.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 101 34.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Witheren (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Witheren (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 6.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 33 26.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 6.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 22 17.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 4.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 14.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 21.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 124 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Witheren (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.6% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 19.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 343 77.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 101 24.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 34 8.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 8.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 245 58.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Witheren (State Suburbs), 58.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Witheren % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 141 53.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 81 30.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 20 7.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 20 7.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 262 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 262 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Witheren (State Suburbs). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 29 12.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 27 11.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 32 13.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 28 11.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 108 44.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Witheren (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Witheren (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 578 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,343 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,029 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Witheren (State Suburbs) was $578.

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

Unpaid work Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 273 75.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 109 30.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 38 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 88 24.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Witheren (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 72 20.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 100 27.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 49 13.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 50 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 Witheren (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% 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 Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 48 40.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 56 47.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 12.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Witheren (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Witheren (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,666 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Witheren (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,666 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 11 10.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 11.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 22 20.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 15.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 10.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 11.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 19 17.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Witheren (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.3% had both partners employed full-time, 11.2% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 152 76.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 47 23.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Witheren (State Suburbs), 76.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 148 98.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Witheren (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 6.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14 9.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 75 49.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 52 34.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Witheren (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.6% had 1 bedroom, 9.3% had 2 bedrooms and 49.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 54 35.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 49 32.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 48 31.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Witheren (State Suburbs), 35.8% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 116 76.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 19.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Witheren (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.8% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Witheren (State Suburbs), 21.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,134 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 2.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 49 32.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 58 38.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 25.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Witheren (State Suburbs), 32.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.7% 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 Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Witheren (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Witheren (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Witheren % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 259 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,448 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Witheren (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $259 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,448.

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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