2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gladstone Central

Code SSC30649 (SSC)
People 1,529
Male 836
Female 693
Median age 40
Families 273
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 855
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,423
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $240
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 Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,529 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 836 54.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 693 45.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 2.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,529 people in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) of these 54.7% were male and 45.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 88 5.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 70 4.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 70 4.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 73 4.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 113 7.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 127 8.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 107 7.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 107 7.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 152 9.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 120 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 120 7.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 105 6.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 100 6.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 60 3.9 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 2.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 34 2.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 472 36.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 74 5.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 164 12.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 69 5.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 523 40.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.3% were married and 18.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 303 34.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 132 15.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 439 50.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 1.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 5.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 3.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 2.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 37 6.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 4.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 28 4.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 0.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 397 68.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 576 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) 37.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.1% were in primary school, 8.2% in secondary school and 9.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 863 56.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 291 26.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 52 4.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 66 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 697 63.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 63.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 493 69.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 130 18.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 42 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 46 6.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 711 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 711 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs). Of these 69.3% were employed full time, 18.3% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 43 6.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 35 5.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 7.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 81 12.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 412 62.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 6.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 790 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,923 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,423 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) was $790.

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

Unpaid work Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 677 52.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 252 19.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 82 6.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 176 13.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.4% provided care for children and 6.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 238 18.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 264 20.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 104 8.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 71 5.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 121 44.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 99 36.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 50 18.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 36.3% were couple families with children, 44.3% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 29.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs) 29.8% of single parents were male and 70.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,634 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,791 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,791 and those without children was $2,634.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 32.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 41 18.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 19.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 3.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 13.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 6.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 4.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 516 86.6 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 80 13.4 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 86.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 257 49.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 14.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 179 34.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 49.9% were separate houses, 14.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 34.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 1.9 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 7.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 228 44.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 150 29.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 71 13.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 3.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.9% had 1 bedroom, 44.2% had 2 bedrooms and 29.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 104 20.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 88 17.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 300 58.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 3.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 20.2% were owned outright, 17.1% were owned with a mortgage and 58.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 267 51.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 217 42.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 6.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.6% were family households, 42.0% were single person households and 6.4% were group households.

Household income Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 29.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% 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 Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.9 -- 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 Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
None 78 15.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 204 39.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 127 24.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 75 14.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 32 6.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% 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 Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 39 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 51.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 48.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), there were 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 51.3%) were male and 19 (or 48.7%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Gladstone Central % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 5,763 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gladstone Central (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $5,763.

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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