2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ebbw Vale

Code SSC30547 (SSC)
People 526
Male 271
Female 255
Median age 38
Families 145
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 231
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $914
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Total 526 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 271 51.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 255 48.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 4.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 526 people in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

Age Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 8.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 4.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 11 2.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 37 7.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 41 7.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 37 7.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 45 8.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 21 4.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 30 5.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 32 6.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 29 5.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 19 3.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 27 5.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 34 6.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 27 5.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 3.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 3.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 182 41.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 4.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 7.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 8.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 165 37.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.5% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 156 40.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 33 8.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 199 51.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 7.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 13.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 3.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 8.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 4.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 9.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 2.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 61 45.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 133 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.4% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 13.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 399 75.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 90 19.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 22 4.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 4.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 326 71.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 71.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 135 64.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 47 22.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 6.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 15 7.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 210 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 210 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 64.3% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 8.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 7.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 11.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 44 23.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 85 44.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 926 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 914 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) was $451.

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

Unpaid work Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 293 66.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 105 23.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 53 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 59 13.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 91 20.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 100 22.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 40 9.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 64 14.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 22.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 40.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 37 25.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 39 27.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 6.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 25.7% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 27.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 14.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 9 9.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 12.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 8.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 36 37.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 9 9.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 6.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 9.3% 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 Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 199 93.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 13 6.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 93.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 197 98.0 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 4 2.0 181,717 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 Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 31 15.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 142 70.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 25 12.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 70.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 86 42.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 48 23.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 58 28.9 513,413 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 9 4.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 42.8% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 141 70.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 48 23.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 6.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.1% were family households, 23.9% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

Household income Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.7 -- 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 Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
None 23 11.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 78 39.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 63 31.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 27 13.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 4.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), 39.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 72.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 27.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 41 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 72.2%) were male and 5 (or 27.8%) were female. The median age was 41 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ebbw Vale % 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 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Ebbw Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 263 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ebbw Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $263 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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