2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Emu Park

Code SSC30569 (SSC)
People 2,021
Male 1,012
Female 1,009
Median age 47
Families 578
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,156
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $884
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $235
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 Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,021 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,012 50.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,009 49.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 82 4.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,021 people in Emu Park (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.1% of the population.

Age Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 100 4.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 129 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 120 5.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 120 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 94 4.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 77 3.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 70 3.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 90 4.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 142 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 151 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 167 8.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 155 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 166 8.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 156 7.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 112 5.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 83 4.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 53 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Emu Park (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 871 52.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 46 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 169 10.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 123 7.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 459 27.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Emu Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.2% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Emu Park (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 758 51.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 137 9.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 567 38.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Emu Park (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 19 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 123 23.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 7.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 69 13.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 6.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 7.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 151 28.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 527 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Emu Park (State Suburbs) 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 14.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,676 82.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 264 14.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 123 6.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 81 4.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,393 74.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), 74.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 483 56.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 257 29.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59 6.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 61 7.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 860 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 860 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Emu Park (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 78 9.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86 10.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 98 12.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 150 18.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 335 42.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Emu Park (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Emu Park (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 485 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,118 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 884 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Emu Park (State Suburbs) was $485.

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

Unpaid work Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,174 70.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 425 25.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 200 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 378 22.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 280 16.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 421 25.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 242 14.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 232 13.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Emu Park (State Suburbs), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 296 51.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 172 29.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 100 17.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Emu Park (State Suburbs), 29.7% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 17.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Emu Park (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,023 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,869 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,869 and those without children was $2,023.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 62 13.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 85 18.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 57 12.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 24 5.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 159 33.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 25 5.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 9.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 801 78.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 219 21.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), 78.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 724 90.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 4.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 1.9 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 2.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Emu Park (State Suburbs), 90.6% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 59 7.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 122 15.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 390 49.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 203 25.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 49.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 307 38.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 216 27.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 243 30.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Emu Park (State Suburbs), 38.5% were owned outright, 27.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 568 71.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 219 27.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 1.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.4% were family households, 27.5% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), 33.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
None 53 6.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 309 38.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 290 36.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 109 13.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 4.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 84 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 42 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Emu Park (State Suburbs), there were 84 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 42 (or 50.0%) were male and 42 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Emu Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Emu Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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