2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Castle Hill (Qld)

Code SSC30339 (SSC)
People 1,009
Male 491
Female 518
Median age 42
Families 276
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 422
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,587
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,009 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 491 48.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 518 51.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,009 people in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 3.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 59 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 61 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 78 7.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 77 7.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 62 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 4.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 41 4.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 96 9.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 112 11.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 112 11.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 86 8.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 59 5.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 36 3.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 462 54.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 1.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 50 5.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 22 2.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 297 35.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 43 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 416 55.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 82 10.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 252 33.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 39 11.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 5.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 9.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 9 2.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 43 13.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 3.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 88 26.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 4.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 56 17.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 328 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 29.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 760 75.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 244 25.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 88 9.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 34 3.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 586 61.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 61.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 431 67.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 165 25.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 4.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 1.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 637 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 637 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 67.7% were employed full time, 25.9% were employed part-time and 1.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 72 11.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 46 7.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 45 7.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 83 13.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 353 56.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,108 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,709 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,587 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $1,108.

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

Unpaid work Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 697 82.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 222 26.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 63 7.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 208 24.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 82.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 7.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 247 29.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 278 32.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 105 12.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 64 7.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 119 43.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 140 50.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 16 5.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 50.9% were couple families with children, 43.3% were couple families without children and 5.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs) 23.5% of single parents were male and 76.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 3,107 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,264 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,264 and those without children was $3,107.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 100 38.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 52 20.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 28 10.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 2.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 23 8.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 8.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 38.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 346 86.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 53 13.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 86.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 242 69.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 4.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 90 26.0 181,717 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 Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 69.9% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 2.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 30 8.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 135 39.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 170 49.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.2 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 8.7% had 2 bedrooms and 39.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 115 33.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 148 42.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 80 23.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 33.2% were owned outright, 42.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 273 78.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 51 14.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 7.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 14.6% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

Household income Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 36.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 4.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 36.5% 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 Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 1.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 77 22.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 158 45.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 98 28.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), 22.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.3% 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 Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 60.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 40.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 60.0%) were male and 4 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 8, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Castle Hill (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Castle Hill (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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