2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gailes

Code SSC30632 (SSC)
People 1,646
Male 802
Female 844
Median age 35
Families 427
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 647
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $831
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,478
Median weekly rent $173
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 Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,646 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 802 48.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 844 51.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 139 8.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,646 people in Gailes (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 8.4% of the population.

Age Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 123 7.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 134 8.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 102 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 127 7.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 110 6.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 120 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 93 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 124 7.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 108 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 104 6.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 95 5.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 88 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 109 6.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 82 5.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 58 3.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41 2.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 0.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 17 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gailes (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 476 37.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 65 5.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 152 11.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 73 5.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 515 40.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gailes (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.2% were married and 17.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gailes (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 423 37.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 122 10.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 582 51.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gailes (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gailes (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 13 2.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 112 22.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 1.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 21 4.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 59 11.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 3.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 6.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 33 6.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 5 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 197 39.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 503 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gailes (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 15.9% in secondary school and 13.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,067 64.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 565 38.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 93 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 81 5.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 718 49.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gailes (State Suburbs), 49.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gailes % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 351 55.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 171 27.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 39 6.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 72 11.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 633 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 633 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gailes (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 11.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 8.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 49 8.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 71 12.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 136 24.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 216 38.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gailes (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gailes (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 936 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 831 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gailes (State Suburbs) was $402.

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

Unpaid work Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 793 61.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 324 25.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 157 12.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 145 11.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gailes (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 249 19.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 283 22.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 138 10.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 123 9.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gailes (State Suburbs), 22.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 136 31.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 146 34.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 140 32.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gailes (State Suburbs), 34.2% were couple families with children, 31.9% were couple families without children and 32.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gailes (State Suburbs) 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,838 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gailes (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,838 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 49 17.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 33 11.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 46 16.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 5.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 88 31.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 6.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 8.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gailes (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 11.8% 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 Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 565 92.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 46 7.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gailes (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 562 99.1 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 5 0.9 181,717 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 Gailes (State Suburbs), 99.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 54 9.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 420 73.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 78 13.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.8 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gailes (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 9.5% had 2 bedrooms and 73.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 122 21.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 155 27.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 271 47.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 2.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gailes (State Suburbs), 21.5% were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 47.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 400 70.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 143 25.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gailes (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.5% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gailes (State Suburbs), 35.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.0% 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 Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 173 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,478 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
None 65 11.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 231 40.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 184 32.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 56 9.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 5.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gailes (State Suburbs), 40.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 138 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 39.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 83 60.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gailes (State Suburbs), there were 138 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 39.9%) were male and 83 (or 60.1%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gailes % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 660 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gailes (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $660.

Mortgage and rent Gailes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 163 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gailes (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $163 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $997.

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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