2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bentley Park

Code SSC30150 (SSC)
People 7,420
Male 3,601
Female 3,819
Median age 28
Families 1,903
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 2,551
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,369
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent $300
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 Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,420 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,601 48.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,819 51.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 851 11.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,420 people in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 11.5% of the population.

Age Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 819 11.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 760 10.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 713 9.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 558 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 466 6.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 558 7.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 605 8.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 620 8.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 610 8.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 430 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 408 5.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 270 3.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 228 3.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 183 2.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 114 1.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 0.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,431 47.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 157 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 395 7.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 123 2.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,015 39.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,188 47.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 695 15.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,708 37.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 112 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 540 20.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 290 11.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 47 1.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 429 16.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 130 5.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 42 1.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 127 4.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 150 5.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 49 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 691 26.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,607 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs) 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.6% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,846 78.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,411 20.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 490 7.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 402 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,506 66.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 66.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,136 60.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 908 25.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 258 7.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 228 6.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,530 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,530 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bentley Park (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 25.7% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 274 8.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 258 7.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 373 11.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 674 20.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,467 44.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 8.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 632 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,449 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,369 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bentley Park (State Suburbs) was $632.

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

Unpaid work Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,673 71.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,946 38.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 497 9.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 813 15.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.0% 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, 15.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,087 21.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,368 26.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 639 12.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 578 11.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 527 27.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 986 51.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 371 19.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 51.8% were couple families with children, 27.7% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs) 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,907 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,016 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,016 and those without children was $1,907.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 406 26.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 38 2.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 323 21.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 219 14.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 57 3.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 164 10.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 131 8.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 172 11.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,234 92.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 191 7.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,157 96.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 60 2.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 0.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 103 4.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 982 44.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,099 49.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 327 14.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 991 44.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 859 38.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 2.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 14.6% were owned outright, 44.4% were owned with a mortgage and 38.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,854 83.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 303 13.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 74 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.1% were family households, 13.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 16.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
None 107 4.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 688 30.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,024 45.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 359 16.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 850 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 388 45.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 462 54.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bentley Park (State Suburbs), there were 850 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 388 (or 45.6%) were male and 462 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 995 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $995.

Mortgage and rent Bentley Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bentley Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,850.

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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