2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gilston

Code SSC30644 (SSC)
People 1,449
Male 705
Female 744
Median age 35
Families 402
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 540
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,567
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,557
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,449 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 705 48.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 744 51.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,449 people in Gilston (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 121 8.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 116 8.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 120 8.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 104 7.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 62 4.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 72 5.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 118 8.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 127 8.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 151 10.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 121 8.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 77 5.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 81 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 82 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 3.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 20 1.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 1.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 0.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gilston (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 589 54.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 8.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 3.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 325 29.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gilston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.2% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gilston (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 558 55.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 95 9.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 357 35.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gilston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gilston (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 36 8.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 25.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 5.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 4.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 67 15.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 5.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 6.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 3.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 40 9.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 65 14.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 444 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gilston (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.0% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,037 71.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 436 31.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 94 6.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 97 7.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 756 54.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gilston (State Suburbs), 54.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gilston % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 456 57.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 240 30.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 48 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 5.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 789 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 789 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gilston (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 82 11.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 77 10.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 82 11.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 110 14.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 341 46.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gilston (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gilston (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 646 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,599 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,567 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gilston (State Suburbs) was $646.

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

Unpaid work Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 842 77.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 426 39.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 113 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 181 16.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gilston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 39.2% 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, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 259 23.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 312 28.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 146 13.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 126 11.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gilston (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 118 29.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 215 53.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 16.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gilston (State Suburbs), 53.5% were couple families with children, 29.4% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gilston (State Suburbs) 21.2% of single parents were male and 78.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,852 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,029 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gilston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,029 and those without children was $1,852.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 85 25.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 92 27.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 53 16.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 36 10.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 24 7.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 4.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gilston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 27.8% 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 Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 448 86.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 68 13.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gilston (State Suburbs), 86.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 440 98.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.7 181,717 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 Gilston (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 11 2.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 93 20.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 332 73.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gilston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 2.4% had 2 bedrooms and 20.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 19.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 280 62.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 71 15.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 1.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gilston (State Suburbs), 19.4% were owned outright, 62.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 384 85.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 42 9.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 5.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gilston (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.1% were family households, 9.3% were single person households and 5.5% were group households.

Household income Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gilston (State Suburbs), 11.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.7% 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 Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,557 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 66.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 33.6 -- 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 Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 0.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 83 18.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 229 50.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 126 28.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gilston (State Suburbs), 18.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.0% 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 Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 60.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 40.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gilston (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 60.0%) were male and 4 (or 40.0%) 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 Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,583 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gilston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,583.

Mortgage and rent Gilston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,725 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gilston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,725.

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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