2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

El Arish

Code SSC30557 (SSC)
People 442
Male 234
Female 208
Median age 46
Families 120
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 197
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $875
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,655
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Total 442 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 234 52.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 208 47.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 2.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 442 people in El Arish (State Suburbs) of these 52.9% were male and 47.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 4.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 4.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 7.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 30 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 4.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 25 5.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 3.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 24 5.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 30 6.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 9.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 55 12.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 27 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 7.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 23 5.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 18 4.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in El Arish (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 184 49.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 2.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 41 11.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 25 6.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 111 30.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in El Arish (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in El Arish (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 159 49.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 44 13.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 119 37.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In El Arish (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in El Arish (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 23 20.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 5.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 21 18.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 6.3 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 7 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 3.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 37 33.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 111 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In El Arish (State Suburbs) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 25.5% in secondary school and 8.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 372 83.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 77 18.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 26 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 14 3.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 294 71.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In El Arish (State Suburbs), 71.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses El Arish % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 134 61.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 59 27.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 4.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 217 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 217 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in El Arish (State Suburbs). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 8.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 9.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 22 10.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 32 15.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 105 50.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in El Arish (State Suburbs), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in El Arish (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 478 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,235 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 875 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in El Arish (State Suburbs) was $478.

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

Unpaid work El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 256 69.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 90 24.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 13.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 77 20.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In El Arish (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 65 17.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 79 21.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 60 16.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 54 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 El Arish (State Suburbs), 21.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.3% 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 El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 55 45.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 46 38.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 20 16.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in El Arish (State Suburbs), 38.0% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 16.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 31.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 68.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In El Arish (State Suburbs) 31.6% of single parents were male and 68.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,542 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In El Arish (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $1,542.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 25.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 22.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 11.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 21 20.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 4.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 11.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In El Arish (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.5% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 171 92.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 7.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In El Arish (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 163 94.8 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 5.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in El Arish (State Suburbs), 94.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 4.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 42 24.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 83 48.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 33 19.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 2.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In El Arish (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 24.7% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 81 47.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 57 33.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 17.0 513,413 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 4 2.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in El Arish (State Suburbs), 47.4% were owned outright, 33.3% were owned with a mortgage and 17.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 120 70.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 44 25.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 3.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In El Arish (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 25.9% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In El Arish (State Suburbs), 29.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,655 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 2.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 66 38.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 63 36.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 27 15.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 5.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In El Arish (State Suburbs), 38.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.8% 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 El Arish % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 28.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 71.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in El Arish (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 28.6%) were male and 10 (or 71.4%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics El Arish % 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 1 -- 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 El Arish (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent El Arish % 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 El Arish (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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