2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ellen Grove

Code SSC30562 (SSC)
People 2,529
Male 1,238
Female 1,291
Median age 28
Families 581
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 866
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $865
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,529 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,238 49.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,291 51.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 191 7.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,529 people in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.6% of the population.

Age Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 207 8.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 238 9.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 252 10.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 218 8.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 210 8.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 165 6.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 132 5.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 174 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 134 5.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 150 5.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 161 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 158 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 122 4.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 84 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 46 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 47 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 701 38.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 117 6.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 173 9.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 87 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 761 41.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.1% were married and 15.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 590 38.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 147 9.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 816 52.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 28 2.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 205 19.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 1.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 1.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 149 14.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 0.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 3.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 56 5.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 24 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 470 45.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,032 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) 40.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.6% were in primary school, 17.1% in secondary school and 8.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,413 55.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 915 44.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 114 5.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 67 3.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 969 46.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 46.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 465 57.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 198 24.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 45 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 96 11.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 804 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 804 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 11.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 77 10.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 60 8.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 65 9.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 165 23.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 294 41.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 380 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 873 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 865 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) was $380.

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

Unpaid work Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,006 54.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 479 26.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 219 11.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 215 11.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 330 18.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 342 18.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 151 8.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 182 9.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 18.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 149 25.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 226 38.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 190 32.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 2.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 38.9% were couple families with children, 25.6% were couple families without children and 32.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs) 13.1% of single parents were male and 86.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,777 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,672 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,672 and those without children was $1,777.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 43 11.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 13.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 91 24.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 20 5.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 114 30.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 18 4.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 13.6% 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 Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 715 93.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 6.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 595 83.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 96 13.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 21 2.9 181,717 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 Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 83.1% were separate houses, 13.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 4.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 523 73.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 129 18.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 2.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 4.9% had 2 bedrooms and 73.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 151 21.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 122 17.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 419 58.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 3.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 21.0% were owned outright, 17.0% were owned with a mortgage and 58.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 553 77.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 136 19.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 3.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.3% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.3 -- 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 Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
None 78 10.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 310 43.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 200 27.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 99 13.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), 43.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 190 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 91 47.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 99 52.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), there were 190 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 91 (or 47.9%) were male and 99 (or 52.1%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 812 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $812.

Mortgage and rent Ellen Grove % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 155 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 859 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ellen Grove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $155 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $859.

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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