2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Bethania

Code SSC30153 (SSC)
People 4,590
Male 2,144
Female 2,446
Median age 41
Families 1,210
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,949
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $848
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,590 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,144 46.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,446 53.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 166 3.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,590 people in Bethania (State Suburbs) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

Age Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 317 6.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 284 6.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 275 6.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 264 5.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 271 5.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 281 6.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 265 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 245 5.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 255 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 245 5.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 286 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 245 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 261 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 248 5.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 238 5.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 219 4.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 195 4.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 197 4.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bethania (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,729 46.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 128 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 361 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 397 10.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,099 29.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bethania (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.6% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bethania (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,549 46.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 313 9.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,496 44.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Bethania (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bethania (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 66 5.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 272 21.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 2.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 72 5.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 145 11.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 2.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 3.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 86 6.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 96 7.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 434 33.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,288 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bethania (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 16.5% in secondary school and 14.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,154 68.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,288 31.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 323 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 217 5.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,322 56.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bethania (State Suburbs), 56.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bethania % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,121 59.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 513 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 112 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 138 7.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,884 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,884 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bethania (State Suburbs). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 167 9.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 136 7.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 212 12.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 411 23.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 706 40.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bethania (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Bethania (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,054 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 848 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bethania (State Suburbs) was $475.

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

Unpaid work Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,448 65.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,003 27.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 435 11.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 531 14.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bethania (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 686 18.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 897 24.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 456 12.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 408 11.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bethania (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 506 41.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 441 36.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 245 20.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bethania (State Suburbs), 36.4% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Bethania (State Suburbs) 13.8% of single parents were male and 86.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,784 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,908 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bethania (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,908 and those without children was $1,784.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 179 18.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 3.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 141 14.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 152 16.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 277 29.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 59 6.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 5.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Bethania (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 14.8% 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 Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,781 93.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 119 6.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Bethania (State Suburbs), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,691 95.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 2.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 44 2.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bethania (State Suburbs), 95.0% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 107 6.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 400 22.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 889 49.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 333 18.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 2.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bethania (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 22.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 696 39.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 529 29.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 477 26.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bethania (State Suburbs), 39.1% were owned outright, 29.7% were owned with a mortgage and 26.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,162 65.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 563 31.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 56 3.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Bethania (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bethania (State Suburbs), 35.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
None 235 13.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 718 40.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 477 26.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 260 14.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 90 5.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bethania (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.6% 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 Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 163 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 76 46.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 87 53.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bethania (State Suburbs), there were 163 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 76 (or 46.6%) were male and 87 (or 53.4%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bethania (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Bethania % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,708 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bethania (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,708.

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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