2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Allenstown

Code SSC30024 (SSC)
People 2,911
Male 1,442
Female 1,469
Median age 36
Families 692
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,575
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $891
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,911 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,442 49.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,469 50.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 175 6.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,911 people in Allenstown (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.0% of the population.

Age Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 197 6.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 159 5.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 188 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 227 7.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 231 7.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 200 6.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 198 6.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 179 6.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 178 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 206 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 204 7.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 154 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 129 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 117 4.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 95 3.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 103 3.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 83 2.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 64 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Allenstown (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 809 34.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 100 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 263 11.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 185 7.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,012 42.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Allenstown (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.1% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Allenstown (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 699 33.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 240 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,142 54.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Allenstown (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 24 2.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 117 14.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 59 7.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 4.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 84 10.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 55 6.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 2.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 7.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 74 9.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 272 33.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 817 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Allenstown (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,389 82.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 336 12.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 158 6.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 101 3.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,059 77.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), 77.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 835 60.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 341 24.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 95 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 107 7.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,378 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,378 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Allenstown (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 122 9.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 7.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 122 9.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 275 21.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 562 44.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Allenstown (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Allenstown (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,252 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 891 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Allenstown (State Suburbs) was $532.

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

Unpaid work Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,558 65.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 623 26.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 253 10.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 384 16.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Allenstown (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, 26.3% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 485 20.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 603 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 259 10.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 215 9.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Allenstown (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 233 33.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 256 37.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 186 26.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 2.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Allenstown (State Suburbs), 37.0% were couple families with children, 33.7% were couple families without children and 26.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Allenstown (State Suburbs) 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,934 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,218 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,218 and those without children was $1,934.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 118 24.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 82 16.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 75 15.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 86 17.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 38 7.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 44 9.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,185 86.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 190 13.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), 86.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 853 72.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 63 5.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 250 21.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 1.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Allenstown (State Suburbs), 72.0% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 81 6.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 415 35.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 431 36.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 209 17.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 40 3.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 35.0% had 2 bedrooms and 36.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 316 26.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 270 22.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 550 46.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Allenstown (State Suburbs), 26.7% were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 46.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 666 56.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 455 38.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 64 5.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.2% were family households, 38.4% were single person households and 5.4% were group households.

Household income Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), 36.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.7% 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 Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
None 206 17.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 496 41.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 301 25.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 127 10.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 4.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 174 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 47.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 91 52.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Allenstown (State Suburbs), there were 174 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 47.7%) were male and 91 (or 52.3%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 850 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $850.

Mortgage and rent Allenstown % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 193 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Allenstown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $193 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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

Back to Top