2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Chuwar

Code SSC30366 (SSC)
People 1,875
Male 943
Female 932
Median age 34
Families 523
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 610
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,876
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,875 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 943 50.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 932 49.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,875 people in Chuwar (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 126 6.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 151 8.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 182 9.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 187 10.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 107 5.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 75 4.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 123 6.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 121 6.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 146 7.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 197 10.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 160 8.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116 6.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 97 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 42 2.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 1.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 0.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 0.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chuwar (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 820 58.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 2.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 97 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 24 1.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 435 30.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chuwar (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.1% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chuwar (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 780 57.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 137 10.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 429 31.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 21 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chuwar (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 19 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 143 22.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 31 4.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 53 8.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 49 7.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 47 7.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 82 12.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 88 13.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 71 11.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 635 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chuwar (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.8% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,549 82.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 324 17.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 163 9.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 95 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,224 67.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), 67.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 631 59.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 314 29.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 63 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 51 4.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,059 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,059 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chuwar (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 111 11.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 88 8.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 113 11.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 183 18.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 448 44.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chuwar (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chuwar (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 717 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,952 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,876 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chuwar (State Suburbs) was $717.

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

Unpaid work Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,128 80.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 531 37.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 191 13.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 361 25.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.6% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 348 24.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 416 29.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 204 14.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 160 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 Chuwar (State Suburbs), 29.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% 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 Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 160 30.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 308 58.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 51 9.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chuwar (State Suburbs), 58.9% were couple families with children, 30.6% were couple families without children and 9.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Chuwar (State Suburbs) 27.8% of single parents were male and 72.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,208 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,453 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,453 and those without children was $2,208.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 125 26.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 135 28.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 16.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 4.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 40 8.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 31 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 5.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 28.7% 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 Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 568 94.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 32 5.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 543 95.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 26 4.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 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 Chuwar (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 3.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 175 30.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 361 63.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 3.4% had 2 bedrooms and 30.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 157 27.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 292 51.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 110 19.4 513,413 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 8 1.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chuwar (State Suburbs), 27.7% were owned outright, 51.5% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 515 91.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 48 8.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), of all households, 91.0% were family households, 8.5% were single person households and 0.5% were group households.

Household income Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), 9.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.7% 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 Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 89 15.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 264 46.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 208 36.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 0.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), 15.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.7% 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 Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 40.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 60.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chuwar (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 40.0%) were male and 21 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Chuwar % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 279 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 953 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Chuwar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $279 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $953.

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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