2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Eight Mile Plains

Code SSC30959 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 15,322
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 34
Families 4,012
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 5,576
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,591
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,904
Median weekly rent $415
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 tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Male 7,578 49.5 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 7,745 50.5 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 132 0.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 15,322 people in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs). Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

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Age Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 939 6.1 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 916 6.0 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 718 4.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 856 5.6 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,494 9.8 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,569 10.2 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,416 9.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,174 7.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 926 6.0 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 884 5.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 826 5.4 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 823 5.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 777 5.1 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 668 4.4 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 423 2.8 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 357 2.3 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 235 1.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 314 2.1 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Married 6,742 52.9 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 272 2.1 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 714 5.6 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 529 4.1 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,498 35.3 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 7.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 5,916 50.4 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 744 6.3 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,087 43.3 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 182 3.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 797 16.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 130 2.7 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 162 3.4 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 420 8.8 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 184 3.9 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 204 4.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 336 7.1 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,460 30.6 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 225 4.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 665 14.0 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.8% were in primary school, 16.9% in secondary school and 37.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of total reported ancestry responses in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), and therefore the total responses count will not equal the persons count.

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Country of birth Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 6,640 43.4 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,896 64.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 620 4.0 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 538 3.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,629 23.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 23.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 64.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment - Released October 2017
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time
Worked part-time
Away from work
Unemployed
Total in labour force -- -- --

There were people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs). Of these % were employed full time, % were employed part-time and % were unemployed.

Available Oct 2017
Employment - hours worked - Released October 2017
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week
16-24 hours per week
25-34 hours per week
35-39 hours per week
40 hours or more per week

Of employed people in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), % worked 1 to 15 hours, % worked 16 to 24 hours and % worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status - Released October 2017
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Employed full-time -- -- --
Employed part-time -- -- --

The median age of people employed full-time in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs) was years and for people who were employed part-time was years.

Occupation - Released October 2017
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

Industry of employment, top responses - Released October 2017
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 606 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,704 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,591 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs) was $606.

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Travel to work, top responses - Released October 2017
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %

Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,390 65.8 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,436 27.0 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,236 9.7 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,269 17.8 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 2,940 23.1 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,035 23.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,348 10.6 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,061 8.3 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,448 36.2 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,953 48.8 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 504 12.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 100 2.5 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 48.8% were couple families with children, 36.2% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 17.3 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.7 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

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Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes - Released October 2017 Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children -- -- --
Families with children -- -- --
 

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $ and those without children was $.

This table uses Labour Force Status of Parents/Partners in Families (LFSF) to report the median family income of couple families with 2 incomes. This data will be available from October 2017.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families - Released October 2017
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time
Both employed, worked part-time
One employed full-time, one part-time
One employed full-time, other not working
One employed part-time, other not working
Both not working
Other
Labour force status not stated

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, % had both partners employed full-time, % had both employed part-time and % had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,993 94.5 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 291 5.5 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 3,263 65.4 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,227 24.6 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 127 2.5 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 343 6.9 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 65.4% were separate houses, 24.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flat or apartments and 6.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 41 0.8 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 240 4.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 290 5.8 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,831 36.7 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,490 49.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 99 2.0 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 36.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 1,576 31.6 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,553 31.2 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,678 33.7 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 71 1.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 107 2.1 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 31.6% were owned outright, 31.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.7% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,785 76.0 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 882 17.7 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 312 6.3 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.0% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 6.3% were group households.

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Household income Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 17.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 415 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households with rent payments less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income -- 13.5 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,904 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income -- 7.2 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
None 228 4.6 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,693 33.9 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,981 39.7 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 957 19.2 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 129 2.6 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 417 8.4 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,457 89.4 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 113 2.3 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 89.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Male 62 47.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 70 53.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), 47.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 53.0% were female. The median age was 30 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,541 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,541.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Eight Mile Plains % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,785 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Eight Mile Plains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,785.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

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Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 27 June 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census