2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Highland Park

Code SSC30756 (SSC)
People 6,561
Male 3,216
Female 3,345
Median age 39
Families 1,865
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,501
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,216
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $353
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Total 6,561 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,216 49.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,345 51.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 1.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,561 people in Highland Park (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 413 6.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 422 6.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 455 6.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 482 7.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 353 5.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 360 5.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 404 6.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 457 7.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 494 7.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 509 7.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 466 7.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 374 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 384 5.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 306 4.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 304 4.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 188 2.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 117 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 71 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Highland Park (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,745 52.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 178 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 483 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 227 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,638 31.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Highland Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Highland Park (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,524 52.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 556 11.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,727 35.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Highland Park (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 92 4.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 421 22.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 118 6.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 66 3.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 255 13.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 73 3.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 84 4.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 124 6.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 180 9.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 49 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 450 23.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,912 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Highland Park (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,347 66.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,163 35.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 476 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 355 5.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,144 51.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), 51.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,850 56.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,027 31.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 180 5.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 241 7.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,298 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,298 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Highland Park (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 348 11.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 268 8.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 408 13.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 587 19.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,267 41.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Highland Park (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Highland Park (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 543 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,336 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,216 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Highland Park (State Suburbs) was $543.

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

Unpaid work Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,776 71.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,519 28.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 521 9.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 807 15.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,149 21.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,408 26.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 695 13.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 522 9.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Highland Park (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 735 39.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 836 44.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 277 14.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Highland Park (State Suburbs), 44.9% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Highland Park % 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 Highland Park (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 Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,759 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,011 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,011 and those without children was $1,759.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 323 20.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 338 21.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 213 13.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 99 6.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 350 22.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 89 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 86 5.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,258 94.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 139 5.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,883 83.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 330 14.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 43 1.9 181,717 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 Highland Park (State Suburbs), 83.5% were separate houses, 14.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 0.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 307 13.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,091 48.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 816 36.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 13.6% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 734 32.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,014 45.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 450 20.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Highland Park (State Suburbs), 32.5% were owned outright, 45.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,798 79.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 386 17.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 74 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 17.1% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), 21.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.4% 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 Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 353 -- 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 Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.2 -- 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 Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
None 73 3.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 729 32.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 941 41.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 468 20.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 2.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.8% 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 Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 96 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 55 57.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 41 42.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Highland Park (State Suburbs), there were 96 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 55 (or 57.3%) were male and 41 (or 42.7%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,522 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,522.

Mortgage and rent Highland Park % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,863 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Highland Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,863.

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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