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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | Urban Centres and Localities

Surat (L)

Code UCL322108 (UCL)
People 426
Male 219
Female 207
Median age 45
Families 107
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 231
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $749
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 426 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 219 51.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 207 48.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 10.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 426 people in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.6% of the population.

Age Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 7.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 24 5.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 24 5.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 4.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 19 4.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 4.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 5.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 34 8.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 35 8.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 7.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 40 9.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 23 5.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 9 2.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 4.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 2.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 161 46.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 18 5.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 25 7.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 40 11.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 106 30.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 129 46.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 39 14.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 109 39.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 5.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 21 18.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 5.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 10.3 154,133 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 5.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 2.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 62 53.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 116 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.3% were in primary school, 10.3% in secondary school and 7.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 339 79.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13 3.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 2.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 2.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 323 91.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 3.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 135 69.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 39 20.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 4.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 193 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 193 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 69.9% were employed full time, 20.2% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 11 5.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 7.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 9.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 35 18.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 95 51.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 5.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 536 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 918 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 749 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $536.

Travel to work, top responses Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 175 49.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 59 16.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 23 6.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 82 23.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 16.9% provided care for children and 6.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 44 12.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 65 18.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 37 10.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 30 8.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 53 49.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 38 35.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 15.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.2% were couple families with children, 49.1% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,791 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,062 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,062 and those without children was $1,791.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 23 26.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 18.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 10.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 18.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 18.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 26.1% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 18.2% 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 Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 163 79.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 20.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 153 93.9 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 4 2.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 3.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 7.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 32 19.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 77 46.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 28 17.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 9.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 7.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 46.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 66 39.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 34 20.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 53 31.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 6.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.8% were owned outright, 20.5% were owned with a mortgage and 31.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 104 63.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 56 34.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 34.1% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.1 -- 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 Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 17 10.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 38 23.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 66 40.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 32 19.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 7.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.4% 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 Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 47 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 59.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 40.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 47 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 59.6%) were male and 19 (or 40.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 919 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $919.

Mortgage and rent Surat (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 158 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Surat (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $158 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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