2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ashmore

Code SSC30063 (SSC)
People 11,586
Male 5,499
Female 6,087
Median age 40
Families 3,157
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,793
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,146
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,586 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,499 47.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,087 52.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 101 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,586 people in Ashmore (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 659 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 680 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 759 6.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 780 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 700 6.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 649 5.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 713 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 829 7.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 824 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 826 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 790 6.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 686 5.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 643 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 548 4.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 397 3.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 318 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 342 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 444 3.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ashmore (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,368 46.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 293 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 962 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 720 7.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,144 33.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ashmore (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ashmore (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,053 47.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 917 10.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,595 42.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ashmore (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 148 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 597 17.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 179 5.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 165 4.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 363 10.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 88 2.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 190 5.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 226 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 533 15.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 57 1.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 944 27.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,490 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ashmore (State Suburbs) 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,616 65.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,741 35.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 924 8.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 637 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,286 49.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), 49.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,224 55.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,854 31.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 312 5.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 420 7.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,810 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,810 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ashmore (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 673 12.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 513 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 665 12.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 955 17.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,266 42.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ashmore (State Suburbs), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ashmore (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 561 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,365 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,146 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ashmore (State Suburbs) was $561.

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

Unpaid work Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,706 70.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,496 26.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 992 10.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,499 15.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,118 22.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,581 27.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,161 12.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 844 8.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ashmore (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,211 38.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,330 42.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 560 17.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 56 1.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ashmore (State Suburbs), 42.1% were couple families with children, 38.4% were couple families without children and 17.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ashmore (State Suburbs) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,899 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,168 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,168 and those without children was $1,899.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 551 21.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 111 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 577 22.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 369 14.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 140 5.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 496 19.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 149 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 153 6.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,272 93.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 320 7.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,117 73.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 442 10.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 667 15.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 42 1.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashmore (State Suburbs), 73.0% were separate houses, 10.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 146 3.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 809 18.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,954 45.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,275 29.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 80 1.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.9% had 2 bedrooms and 45.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,335 31.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,613 37.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,119 26.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 97 2.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 108 2.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashmore (State Suburbs), 31.2% were owned outright, 37.8% were owned with a mortgage and 26.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,087 72.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 969 22.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 215 5.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.3% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), 23.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% 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 Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
None 236 5.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,483 34.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,671 39.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 736 17.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 146 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% 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 Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 103 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 51.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 50 48.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ashmore (State Suburbs), there were 103 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 51.5%) were male and 50 (or 48.5%) 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 Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Ashmore % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ashmore (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

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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