2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Eerwah Vale

Code SSC30552 (SSC)
People 527
Male 276
Female 251
Median age 48
Families 164
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 263
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,009
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $350
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 Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Total 527 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 276 52.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 251 47.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 527 people in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 6.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 28 5.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 23 4.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 4.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 3.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 16 3.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 34 6.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 23 4.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 28 5.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 64 12.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 55 10.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 50 9.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 62 11.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 28 5.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 3.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 233 52.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 13.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 3.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 118 26.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 17.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 38 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 38 years.

Social marital status Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 207 51.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 14.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 138 34.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 50 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 50 years.

Education Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 6.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 25 25.0 258,616 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 5.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 9 9.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 4.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 12.0 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 7 7.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 29.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 100 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) 19.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 404 76.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 124 24.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 38 7.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 17 3.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 322 64.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 64.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 141 50.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 100 35.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 8.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 279 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 279 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 35.8% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 27 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 27 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 16.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 39 14.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 106 40.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 537 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,216 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,009 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) was $537.

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

Unpaid work Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 340 77.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 112 25.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 55 12.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 85 19.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 79 18.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 110 25.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 81 18.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 72 16.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 82 50.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 53 32.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 17.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 32.5% were couple families with children, 50.3% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs) 26.1% of single parents were male and 73.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,302 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,031 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,031 and those without children was $1,302.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 16.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 6.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 18.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 11.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 9.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 27 20.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 11.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 5.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 6.7% had both employed part-time and 18.5% 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 Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 208 81.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 46 18.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 81.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 201 97.1 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 6 2.9 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 7.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 27 13.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 85 41.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 71 34.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.9 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 70 33.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 84 40.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 22.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 1.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 40.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 156 75.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 46 22.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.7% were family households, 22.3% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 1.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 51 24.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 92 44.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 56 27.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), 24.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.2% 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 Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 66.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 33.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 66.7%) were male and 3 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Eerwah Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Eerwah Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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