2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Carina Heights

Code SSC30327 (SSC)
People 6,110
Male 2,901
Female 3,209
Median age 35
Families 1,672
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,613
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,385
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,149
Median weekly rent $350
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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Total 6,110 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,901 47.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,209 52.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 124 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,110 people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 401 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 309 5.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 308 5.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 345 5.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 490 8.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 611 10.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 532 8.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 449 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 403 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 376 6.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 365 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 366 6.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 314 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 227 3.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 165 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 136 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 159 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 156 2.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,088 41.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 149 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 492 9.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 327 6.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,033 39.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.0% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,930 41.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 519 11.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,264 48.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 62 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 284 17.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 100 6.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 2.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 179 11.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 88 5.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 40 2.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 156 9.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 357 22.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 51 3.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 259 16.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,611 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.0% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 31.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,419 72.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,820 31.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 469 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 357 6.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,194 54.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 54.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,150 62.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 950 27.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 193 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 162 4.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,455 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,455 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carina Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 281 8.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 326 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 337 10.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 639 19.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,507 45.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 675 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,652 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,385 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carina Heights (State Suburbs) was $675.

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

Unpaid work Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,805 74.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,292 25.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 500 9.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 893 17.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,365 26.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,466 28.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 571 11.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 402 7.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 651 39.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 597 35.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 367 22.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 56 3.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 35.7% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 22.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs) 13.1% of single parents were male and 86.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,283 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,546 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,546 and those without children was $2,283.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 353 28.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 301 24.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 162 12.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 5.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 177 14.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 80 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 71 5.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,431 94.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 133 5.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,522 62.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 661 27.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 243 10.0 181,717 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 Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 62.6% were separate houses, 27.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 1.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 479 19.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,383 56.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 506 20.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.7% had 2 bedrooms and 56.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 616 25.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 713 29.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,053 43.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 1.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 25.4% were owned outright, 29.4% were owned with a mortgage and 43.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,639 67.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 624 25.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 168 6.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.4% were family households, 25.7% were single person households and 6.9% were group households.

Household income Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 22.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.0% 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,149 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
None 252 10.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 978 40.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 819 33.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 316 13.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 64 2.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), 40.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.0% 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 Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 124 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 46.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 66 53.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carina Heights (State Suburbs), there were 124 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 46.8%) were male and 66 (or 53.2%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 712 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $712.

Mortgage and rent Carina Heights % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Carina Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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