2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Avoca (Qld)

Code SSC30075 (SSC)
People 5,045
Male 2,346
Female 2,699
Median age 42
Families 1,449
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,203
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $872
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,045 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,346 46.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,699 53.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 164 3.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,045 people in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 339 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 321 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 365 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 328 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 221 4.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 248 4.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 299 5.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 290 5.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 278 5.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 301 6.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 277 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 276 5.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 245 4.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 248 4.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 277 5.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 277 5.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 247 4.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 210 4.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,220 55.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 287 7.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 397 9.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,004 25.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.2% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,009 54.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 311 8.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,362 37.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 49 3.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 342 26.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 66 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 231 17.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 82 6.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 30 2.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 63 4.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 94 7.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 22 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 300 22.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,314 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.7% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,401 87.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 548 11.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 286 6.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 217 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,710 77.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 77.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,153 55.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 662 31.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 133 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 134 6.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,082 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,082 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 201 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 211 10.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 249 12.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 380 19.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 772 39.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 467 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,081 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 872 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $467.

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

Unpaid work Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,812 70.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,074 26.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 436 10.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 715 17.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 10.8% 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.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 697 17.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,022 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 566 14.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 529 13.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 688 47.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 508 35.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 235 16.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 35.1% were couple families with children, 47.5% were couple families without children and 16.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs) 11.8% of single parents were male and 88.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,769 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,018 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,018 and those without children was $1,769.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 188 15.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 38 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 216 18.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 137 11.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 55 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 386 32.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 73 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 8.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,973 92.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 164 7.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,589 80.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 361 18.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 0.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 80.6% were separate houses, 18.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 55 2.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 307 15.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 984 49.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 583 29.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 2.2 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 741 37.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 545 27.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 442 22.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 174 8.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 3.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 37.6% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,430 72.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 492 24.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 52 2.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 24.9% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 171 8.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 807 40.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 690 35.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 227 11.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 4.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.5% 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 Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 163 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 79 48.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 84 51.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 163 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 79 (or 48.5%) were male and 84 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 892 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $892.

Mortgage and rent Avoca (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 255 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Avoca (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $255 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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