2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gatton

Code SSC30636 (SSC)
People 6,869
Male 3,350
Female 3,519
Median age 32
Families 1,721
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,833
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $914
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,419
Median weekly rent $240
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 Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Total 6,869 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,350 48.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,519 51.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 185 2.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,869 people in Gatton (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 502 7.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 466 6.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 426 6.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 446 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 637 9.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 659 9.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 469 6.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 406 5.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 385 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 384 5.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 373 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 320 4.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 319 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 292 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 244 3.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 215 3.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 154 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 174 2.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gatton (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,411 44.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 168 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 388 7.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 409 7.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,096 38.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gatton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.1% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gatton (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,202 43.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 487 9.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,352 46.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gatton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gatton (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 80 3.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 372 18.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 122 6.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 83 4.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 322 15.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 0.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 42 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 94 4.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 384 18.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 60 2.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 462 22.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,040 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gatton (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 23.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,219 76.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,461 22.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 288 4.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 211 3.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,496 69.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gatton (State Suburbs), 69.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gatton % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,731 54.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,050 32.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 191 6.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 228 7.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,200 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,200 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gatton (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 365 12.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 307 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 375 12.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 488 16.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,246 41.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gatton (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gatton (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 31 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 446 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,078 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 914 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gatton (State Suburbs) was $446.

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

Unpaid work Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,613 66.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,448 26.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 568 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,135 20.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gatton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,112 20.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,247 22.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 640 11.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 611 11.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gatton (State Suburbs), 22.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 723 42.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 644 37.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 326 18.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gatton (State Suburbs), 37.4% were couple families with children, 42.0% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gatton (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,446 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,766 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gatton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,766 and those without children was $1,446.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 248 18.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 70 5.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 278 20.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 194 14.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 89 6.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 328 24.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 84 6.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 76 5.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gatton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,515 92.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 196 7.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gatton (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,103 83.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 106 4.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 255 10.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 44 1.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gatton (State Suburbs), 83.7% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 59 2.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 319 12.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,260 50.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 747 29.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 113 4.5 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gatton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 12.7% had 2 bedrooms and 50.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 773 30.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 567 22.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,023 40.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 16 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 134 5.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gatton (State Suburbs), 30.8% were owned outright, 22.6% were owned with a mortgage and 40.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,661 66.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 646 25.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 204 8.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gatton (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.1% were family households, 25.7% were single person households and 8.1% were group households.

Household income Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gatton (State Suburbs), 32.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.4 -- 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 Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,419 -- 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 Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
None 267 10.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 865 34.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 820 32.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 402 16.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 160 6.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gatton (State Suburbs), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 187 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 93 49.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 94 50.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gatton (State Suburbs), there were 187 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 93 (or 49.7%) were male and 94 (or 50.3%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gatton % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 830 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gatton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $830.

Mortgage and rent Gatton % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 212 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,410 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gatton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $212 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,410.

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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