2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Glass House Mountains

Code SSC30653 (SSC)
People 4,791
Male 2,392
Female 2,399
Median age 40
Families 1,357
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,772
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,092
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,791 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,392 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,399 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,791 people in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 308 6.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 337 7.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 377 7.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 360 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 211 4.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 184 3.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 272 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 325 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 391 8.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 364 7.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 313 6.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 304 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 317 6.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 287 6.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 196 4.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 124 2.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 75 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 44 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,106 55.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 123 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 309 8.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 145 3.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,082 28.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.9% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,872 56.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 357 10.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,095 32.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 47 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 346 24.1 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 1.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 83 5.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 231 16.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 1.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 75 5.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 82 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 107 7.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 27 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 389 27.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,438 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 13.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,703 77.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 910 20.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 376 8.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 255 5.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,843 64.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 64.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,189 55.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 695 32.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 146 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 125 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,155 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,155 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs). Of these 55.2% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 246 12.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 194 9.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 263 13.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 290 14.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 893 44.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 491 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,179 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,092 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) was $491.

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

Unpaid work Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,784 74.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,128 29.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 413 11.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 757 20.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.9% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 754 20.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 995 26.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 517 13.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 522 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 Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% 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 Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 567 41.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 595 43.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 183 13.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 12 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 43.8% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,710 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,942 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,942 and those without children was $1,710.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 196 16.9 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 49 4.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 216 18.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 169 14.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 70 6.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 284 24.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 76 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 99 8.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% 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 Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,595 94.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 92 5.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,576 98.8 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 4 0.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.9 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 1.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 99 6.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 651 40.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 793 49.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 0.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 6.2% had 2 bedrooms and 40.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 570 35.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 697 43.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 295 18.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 1.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 35.7% were owned outright, 43.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,319 82.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 236 14.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 40 2.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.7% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
None 27 1.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 471 29.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 687 43.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 377 23.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 2.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), 29.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 76 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 43.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 43 56.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), there were 76 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 43.4%) were male and 43 (or 56.6%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 990 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $990.

Mortgage and rent Glass House Mountains % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,392 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Glass House Mountains (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,392.

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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