2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Croydon (Qld)

Code SSC30453 (SSC)
People 312
Male 169
Female 143
Median age 36
Families 77
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 207
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $959
Median monthly mortgage repayments $844
Median weekly rent $115
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 312 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 169 54.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 143 45.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 77 24.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 312 people in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 54.2% were male and 45.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 24.4% of the population.

Age Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 11.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 31 9.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 14 4.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 13 4.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 7.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 9.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 24 7.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 22 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 14 4.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 20 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 9.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 11 3.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 15 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 1.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 107 45.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 17 7.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 2.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 96 41.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 57 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 74 41.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 37 20.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 68 38.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 28 34.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 6.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 3.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 4.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 39 47.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 82 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.2% were in primary school, 3.7% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 266 84.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17 6.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3 1.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 4.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 238 88.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 88.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 100 66.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 23 15.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 11.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 6.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 151 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 151 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 66.2% were employed full time, 15.2% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 10 7.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5 3.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 6.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 17 12.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 79 57.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,017 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 959 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $473.

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

Unpaid work Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 133 57.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 62 26.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11 4.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 49 21.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 4.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 43 18.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 38 16.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 18 7.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 31 13.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 16.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 30 38.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 32 41.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 16.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 3.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 38.5% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 966 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $966.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 24.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 6.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 13.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 15.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 5.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 5.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 12.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 17.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.1% had both partners employed full-time, 6.9% had both employed part-time and 13.8% 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 Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 101 69.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 45 30.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 69.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 30.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 94 91.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 8.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 91.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 10.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 23.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 39 37.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12 11.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 16.5 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.7% had 1 bedroom, 23.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 33 32.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8 7.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 42 41.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 4.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 13.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.4% were owned outright, 7.8% were owned with a mortgage and 41.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 72 70.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 25.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 25.5% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.

Household income Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 24.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 115 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 844 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 2.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 30 28.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 21 20.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 26 25.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 23.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), 28.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 20.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.0% 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 Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 77 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 38 49.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 39 50.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 77 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 38 (or 49.4%) were male and 39 (or 50.6%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Croydon (Qld) % 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 1.7 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 566 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $566.

Mortgage and rent Croydon (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Croydon (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 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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