2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Elanora

Code SSC30558 (SSC)
People 11,645
Male 5,603
Female 6,042
Median age 41
Families 3,343
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,550
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,160
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $360
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 Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Total 11,645 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,603 48.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,042 51.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 183 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,645 people in Elanora (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 688 5.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 750 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 856 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 859 7.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 565 4.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 473 4.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 587 5.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 804 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 879 7.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 849 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 857 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 729 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 739 6.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 615 5.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 461 4.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 347 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 326 2.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 260 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Elanora (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,926 52.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 287 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 934 10.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 563 6.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,635 28.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Elanora (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Elanora (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,621 53.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 719 8.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,331 38.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Elanora (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Elanora (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 150 4.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 787 24.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 125 3.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 142 4.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 589 18.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 70 2.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 111 3.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 203 6.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 341 10.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 75 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 627 19.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,220 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Elanora (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.8% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 16.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 8,917 76.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,695 24.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 881 8.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 652 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,847 61.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Elanora (State Suburbs), 61.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Elanora % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,995 51.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,113 36.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 298 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 399 6.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,805 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,805 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Elanora (State Suburbs). Of these 51.6% were employed full time, 36.4% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 750 13.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 574 10.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 792 14.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 843 15.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,149 39.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Elanora (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Elanora (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 519 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,320 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,160 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Elanora (State Suburbs) was $519.

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

Unpaid work Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,902 73.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,779 29.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,063 11.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,514 16.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Elanora (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,077 22.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,572 27.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,281 13.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 971 10.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Elanora (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,230 36.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,519 45.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 561 16.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Elanora (State Suburbs), 45.5% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Elanora (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,884 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,003 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elanora (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,003 and those without children was $1,884.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 464 16.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 152 5.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 634 23.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 370 13.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 163 5.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 633 23.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 140 5.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 194 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Elanora (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,174 94.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 255 5.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Elanora (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,410 81.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 617 14.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 147 3.5 181,717 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 Elanora (State Suburbs), 81.7% were separate houses, 14.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 1.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 289 6.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,029 48.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,720 41.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 72 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Elanora (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,531 36.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,678 40.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 841 20.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 106 2.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Elanora (State Suburbs), 36.7% were owned outright, 40.2% were owned with a mortgage and 20.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 3,247 77.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 802 19.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 126 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Elanora (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 19.2% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elanora (State Suburbs), 22.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.1% 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 Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
None 185 4.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,313 31.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,777 42.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 776 18.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 124 3.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Elanora (State Suburbs), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.6% 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 Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 183 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 92 50.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 91 49.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Elanora (State Suburbs), there were 183 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 92 (or 50.3%) were male and 91 (or 49.7%) 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 Elanora % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,108 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Elanora (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,108.

Mortgage and rent Elanora % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 390 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Elanora (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $390 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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