2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Gracemere

Code SSC30691 (SSC)
People 8,401
Male 4,116
Female 4,285
Median age 30
Families 2,284
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,277
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,494
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,401 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,116 49.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,285 51.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 531 6.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,401 people in Gracemere (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.3% of the population.

Age Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 858 10.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 692 8.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 610 7.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 566 6.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 628 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 801 9.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 649 7.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 545 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 580 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 541 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 498 5.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 424 5.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 303 3.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 232 2.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 194 2.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 144 1.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 77 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 59 0.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gracemere (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,216 51.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 202 3.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 440 7.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 242 3.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,137 34.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gracemere (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gracemere (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,811 52.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 789 14.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,778 33.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gracemere (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 93 3.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 517 20.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 265 10.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 76 3.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 226 9.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 192 7.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 70 2.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 184 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 179 7.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 45 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 669 26.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,516 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gracemere (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.1% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 7,259 86.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 711 9.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 352 4.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 288 3.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,374 82.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), 82.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,677 63.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,033 24.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 297 7.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 195 4.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,202 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,202 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gracemere (State Suburbs). Of these 63.7% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 302 7.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 316 7.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 416 10.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 750 18.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,930 48.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gracemere (State Suburbs), 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gracemere (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 665 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,593 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,494 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gracemere (State Suburbs) was $665.

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

Unpaid work Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,409 70.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,167 34.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 610 9.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 942 15.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.7% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,254 20.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,616 25.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 773 12.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 767 12.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gracemere (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 819 35.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,097 48.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 343 15.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gracemere (State Suburbs), 48.0% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Gracemere (State Suburbs) 12.6% of single parents were male and 87.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,072 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,164 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,164 and those without children was $2,072.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 438 22.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 1.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 408 21.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 327 17.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 69 3.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 241 12.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 145 7.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 259 13.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 1.7% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,712 88.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 367 11.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), 88.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,574 94.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 0.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 2.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 41 1.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gracemere (State Suburbs), 94.9% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 47 1.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 127 4.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,136 41.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,346 49.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 1.7 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 Gracemere (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 597 22.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,130 41.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 909 33.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gracemere (State Suburbs), 22.0% were owned outright, 41.7% were owned with a mortgage and 33.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,221 81.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 417 15.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 73 2.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.9% were family households, 15.4% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), 16.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.8% 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
None 86 3.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 837 30.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,140 42.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 584 21.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 65 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 529 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 249 47.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 280 52.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gracemere (State Suburbs), there were 529 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 249 (or 47.1%) were male and 280 (or 52.9%) 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 Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,104 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,104.

Mortgage and rent Gracemere % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,975 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gracemere (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,975.

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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