2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Hillcrest (Qld)

Code SSC30759 (SSC)
People 5,229
Male 2,594
Female 2,635
Median age 31
Families 1,409
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,892
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,301
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $325
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 Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,229 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,594 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,635 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 130 2.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,229 people in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 471 9.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 377 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 394 7.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 390 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 437 8.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 444 8.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 410 7.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 396 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 347 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 387 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 312 6.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 255 4.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 210 4.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 146 2.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 85 1.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 56 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 47 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 65 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,692 42.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 191 4.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 408 10.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 148 3.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,551 38.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.4% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,566 42.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 536 14.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,571 42.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 64 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 396 27.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 66 4.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 40 2.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 240 16.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 35 2.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 32 2.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 113 7.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 101 6.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 39 2.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 341 23.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,467 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.2% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 14.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,587 68.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,672 34.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 376 7.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 289 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,552 52.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 52.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,786 65.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 631 23.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 160 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 163 5.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,740 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,740 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 65.2% were employed full time, 23.0% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 191 7.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 189 7.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 254 9.9 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 666 25.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,117 43.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 652 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,386 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,301 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $652.

Travel to work, top responses Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,805 70.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,273 31.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 340 8.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 465 11.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 948 23.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,048 26.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 435 10.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 372 9.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 444 31.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 627 44.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 314 22.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 1.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 44.5% were couple families with children, 31.5% were couple families without children and 22.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,774 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,985 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,985 and those without children was $1,774.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 312 29.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 218 20.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 211 19.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 44 4.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 131 12.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 74 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 56 5.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,735 95.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 89 4.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,655 95.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 1.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 50 2.9 181,717 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 Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 0.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 101 5.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,011 58.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 596 34.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.2 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 58.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 303 17.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 762 43.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 633 36.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 17.4% were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,359 78.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 298 17.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 80 4.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 17.2% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 15.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 74 4.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 597 34.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 697 40.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 326 18.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 43 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 130 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 51 39.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 79 60.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 130 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 51 (or 39.2%) were male and 79 (or 60.8%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hillcrest (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,137 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hillcrest (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,137.

Mortgage and rent Hillcrest (Qld) % 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 1,650 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Hillcrest (Qld) (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 $1,650.

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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