2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Grandchester

Code SSC30694 (SSC)
People 504
Male 254
Female 250
Median age 40
Families 117
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 213
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,042
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Total 504 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 254 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 250 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 3.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 504 people in Grandchester (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 33 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 17 3.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 8.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 38 7.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 26 5.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22 4.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 29 5.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 37 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 50 9.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 27 5.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 39 7.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 44 8.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 44 8.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 34 6.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 2.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 0.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Grandchester (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 198 48.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 5.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 7.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 23 5.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 139 33.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Grandchester (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.1% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 55 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Grandchester (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 156 47.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 50 15.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 126 38.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Grandchester (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 1.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 30 16.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 27 14.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 4.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 2.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 4.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 94 51.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 182 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Grandchester (State Suburbs) 36.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.5% were in primary school, 19.8% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 358 70.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 52 12.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 26 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 304 75.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 118 57.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 52 25.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 8.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 8.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 205 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 205 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Grandchester (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 7.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 18 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 20 10.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 39 20.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 85 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Grandchester (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Grandchester (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 470 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,263 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,042 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Grandchester (State Suburbs) was $470.

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

Unpaid work Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 240 58.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 103 25.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 34 8.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 58 14.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 8.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 57 13.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 91 22.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 44 10.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 47 11.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Grandchester (State Suburbs), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 51 43.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 61 52.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5 4.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Grandchester (State Suburbs), 52.1% were couple families with children, 43.6% were couple families without children and 4.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Grandchester (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,036 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,821 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,821 and those without children was $2,036.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 22.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 20 18.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 21 19.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 5.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 14.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 9.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 8.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 165 90.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 17 9.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 165 100.0 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 0 0.0 181,717 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 Grandchester (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 2.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 9.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 83 50.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 56 34.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 2.5 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.8% had 2 bedrooms and 50.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 72 43.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 70 42.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15 9.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 4.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Grandchester (State Suburbs), 43.6% were owned outright, 42.4% were owned with a mortgage and 9.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 111 67.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 49 29.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 3.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 29.7% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), 29.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.9 -- 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 Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 1.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 48 29.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 59 36.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 45 27.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 4.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.8% 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 Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 53.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 7 46.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Grandchester (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 53.3%) were male and 7 (or 46.7%) 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 Grandchester % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,833 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Grandchester (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,833.

Mortgage and rent Grandchester % 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 1,269 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Grandchester (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 $1,269.

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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