2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Capalaba

Code SSC30316 (SSC)
People 16,644
Male 8,244
Female 8,400
Median age 36
Families 4,653
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,476
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,346
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Total 16,644 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,244 49.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,400 50.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 303 1.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,644 people in Capalaba (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,127 6.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,047 6.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,151 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,233 7.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,237 7.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,095 6.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,089 6.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,120 6.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,145 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,170 7.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,225 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,123 6.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,048 6.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 633 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 471 2.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 305 1.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 233 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 189 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Capalaba (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,546 49.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 465 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,278 9.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 578 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,452 33.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Capalaba (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Capalaba (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,179 49.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,275 10.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,069 40.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Capalaba (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 186 4.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 962 21.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 304 6.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 160 3.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 752 16.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 129 2.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 230 5.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 357 8.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 472 10.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 111 2.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 807 18.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,470 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Capalaba (State Suburbs) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 18.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 12,663 76.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,167 26.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,280 8.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 908 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,480 59.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 59.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,664 61.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,487 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 519 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 487 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,157 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 9,157 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Capalaba (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 816 9.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 729 8.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 937 10.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,795 20.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,873 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Capalaba % 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 Capalaba (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 631 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,594 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,346 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Capalaba (State Suburbs) was $631.

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

Unpaid work Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,082 75.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,063 30.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,424 10.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,167 16.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.5% 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, 16.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,281 24.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,756 28.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,718 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,324 9.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,610 34.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,217 47.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 761 16.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 65 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 47.6% were couple families with children, 34.6% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Capalaba (State Suburbs) 21.6% of single parents were male and 78.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,979 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,201 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,201 and those without children was $1,979.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 956 25.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 118 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 911 23.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 590 15.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 159 4.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 600 15.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 255 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 234 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,018 95.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 317 5.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,835 80.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 830 13.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 276 4.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 76 1.3 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 80.4% were separate houses, 13.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 25 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 240 4.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 694 11.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,611 43.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,345 39.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 104 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,764 29.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,575 42.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,544 25.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 23 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 113 1.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Capalaba (State Suburbs), 29.3% were owned outright, 42.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,524 75.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,302 21.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 194 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.1% were family households, 21.6% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 20.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.8% 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
None 355 5.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,876 31.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,283 37.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,359 22.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 144 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), 31.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.6% 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 Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 304 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 157 51.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 147 48.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Capalaba (State Suburbs), there were 304 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 157 (or 51.6%) were male and 147 (or 48.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,178 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,178.

Mortgage and rent Capalaba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Capalaba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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