2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Highvale

Code SSC30757 (SSC)
People 1,545
Male 769
Female 776
Median age 40
Families 437
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 492
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $2,220
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,383
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,545 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 769 49.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 776 50.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,545 people in Highvale (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 83 5.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 150 9.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 168 10.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 146 9.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 62 4.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 1.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 2.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 106 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 182 11.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 152 9.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 137 8.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 84 5.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 94 6.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 51 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 2.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 19 1.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 0.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Highvale (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 744 65.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 1.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 65 5.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 1.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 299 26.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Highvale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 65.1% were married and 7.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Highvale (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 713 66.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 89 8.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 278 25.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Highvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 20 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Highvale (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 21 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 167 30.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 30 5.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 26 4.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 74 13.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 33 6.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 52 9.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 16 2.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 71 12.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 52 9.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 550 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Highvale (State Suburbs) 35.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.5% were in primary school, 28.9% in secondary school and 15.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,166 75.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 375 25.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 150 10.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 75 5.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 896 59.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Highvale (State Suburbs), 59.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Highvale % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 456 57.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 260 32.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 797 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 797 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Highvale (State Suburbs). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 99 13.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86 11.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 75 9.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 102 13.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 352 46.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Highvale (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Highvale (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 745 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,311 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,220 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Highvale (State Suburbs) was $745.

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

Unpaid work Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 948 83.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 452 39.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 159 13.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 309 27.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Highvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 83.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 39.6% provided care for children and 13.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 290 25.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 326 28.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 178 15.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 151 13.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Highvale (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 146 33.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 264 60.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 6.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Highvale (State Suburbs), 60.3% were couple families with children, 33.3% were couple families without children and 6.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Highvale (State Suburbs) 24.0% of single parents were male and 76.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,269 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,894 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highvale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,894 and those without children was $2,269.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 79 19.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 121 29.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 79 19.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 2.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 59 14.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 4.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Highvale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 29.4% 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 Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 461 96.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 17 3.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Highvale (State Suburbs), 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 461 100.0 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 Highvale (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 Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 2.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 108 23.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 338 73.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Highvale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 2.6% had 2 bedrooms and 23.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.9. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 154 33.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 284 61.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 21 4.5 513,413 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 3 0.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Highvale (State Suburbs), 33.3% were owned outright, 61.5% were owned with a mortgage and 4.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 427 92.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 34 7.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Highvale (State Suburbs), of all households, 92.6% were family households, 7.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 6.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Highvale (State Suburbs), 6.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.8% 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 Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 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 Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 0.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 70 15.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 229 49.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 156 34.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Highvale (State Suburbs), 15.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.0% 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 Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Highvale (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Highvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Highvale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Highvale % 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 1,950 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Highvale (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 $1,950.

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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