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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Crows Nest

Code UCL315028 (UCL)
People 1,596
Male 757
Female 839
Median age 53
Families 424
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 755
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $601
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $192
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 Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,596 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 757 47.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 839 52.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 1.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,596 people in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 92 5.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 84 5.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 109 6.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 78 4.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 47 2.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 60 3.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 67 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 60 3.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 80 5.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 86 5.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 66 4.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 94 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 129 8.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 139 8.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 135 8.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 100 6.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 78 4.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 92 5.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 34.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 659 50.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 43 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 123 9.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 181 13.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 310 23.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 50.1% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) was 63 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 576 52.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 98 8.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 426 38.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 55 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 2.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 112 29.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 1.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 69 18.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 1.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 5.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 4.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 116 31.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 374 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,346 84.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 204 13.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 84 5.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 70 4.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,127 75.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 260 52.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 174 35.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 6.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 28 5.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 493 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 493 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.7% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 67 14.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 46 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 59 12.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 77 16.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 185 39.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 362 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 772 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 601 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) was $362.

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

Unpaid work Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 856 65.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 293 22.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 150 11.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 293 22.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 175 13.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 284 21.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 176 13.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 222 16.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 229 53.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 121 28.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 72 16.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.5% were couple families with children, 53.9% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

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

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,328 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,522 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,522 and those without children was $1,328.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 32 9.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 14.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 40 11.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 7.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 140 40.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 15 4.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 8.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 9.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 14.1% 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 Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 636 87.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 92 12.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 579 90.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 5.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 2.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.9% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 3.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 121 18.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 356 55.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 115 18.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.9% had 2 bedrooms and 55.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 285 44.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 150 23.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 166 26.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 2.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 3.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.7% were owned outright, 23.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 419 65.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 202 31.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.9% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 49.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.1% 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 Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 192 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
None 51 8.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 288 45.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 202 31.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 70 11.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 4.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% 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 Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 48.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 15 51.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 48.3%) were male and 15 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Crows Nest % 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 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Crows Nest % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Crows Nest (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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