2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Howard

Code SSC30778 (SSC)
People 1,364
Male 681
Female 683
Median age 51
Families 380
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 659
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $607
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,196
Median weekly rent $190
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,364 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 681 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 683 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 52 3.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,364 people in Howard (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.8% of the population.

Age Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 76 5.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 80 5.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 88 6.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 70 5.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 26 1.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 45 3.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 39 2.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 76 5.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 93 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 83 6.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 107 7.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 100 7.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 124 9.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 107 7.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 112 8.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 5.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 40 2.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Howard (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 549 49.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 56 5.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 151 13.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 89 7.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 276 24.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Howard (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.0% were married and 18.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Howard (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 476 48.9 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 106 10.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 391 40.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Howard (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Howard (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 22 6.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 81 22.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 42 11.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 2.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 1.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 4.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 166 46.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 356 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Howard (State Suburbs) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.6% were in primary school, 16.0% in secondary school and 6.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,068 78.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 205 16.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 87 7.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 56 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 866 71.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Howard (State Suburbs), 71.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Howard % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 186 48.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 114 29.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 34 8.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 51 13.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 385 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 385 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Howard (State Suburbs). Of these 48.3% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 13.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 33 9.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 25 7.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 56 16.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 63 18.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 123 36.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Howard (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Howard (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 740 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 607 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Howard (State Suburbs) was $353.

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

Unpaid work Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 699 62.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 208 18.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 146 13.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 153 13.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Howard (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.6% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Howard % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 140 12.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 227 20.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 150 13.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 183 16.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Howard (State Suburbs), 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 203 53.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 104 27.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 70 18.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Howard (State Suburbs), 27.4% were couple families with children, 53.4% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Howard (State Suburbs) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,468 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,874 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Howard (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,874 and those without children was $1,468.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 11.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 13 4.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 14.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 5.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 47.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 5.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 10.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Howard (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 4.3% 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 Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 548 88.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 70 11.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Howard (State Suburbs), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 515 94.0 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 33 6.0 181,717 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 Howard (State Suburbs), 94.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 7.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 126 23.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 265 48.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 103 18.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Howard (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.5% had 1 bedroom, 23.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 238 43.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 129 23.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 159 29.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 3.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Howard (State Suburbs), 43.4% were owned outright, 23.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 370 67.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 154 28.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Howard (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Howard (State Suburbs), 48.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.8% 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 Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 190 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,196 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Howard % Queensland % Australia %
None 48 8.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 238 43.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 171 31.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 72 13.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Howard (State Suburbs), 43.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% 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 Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 51 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 39.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 31 60.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Howard (State Suburbs), there were 51 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 39.2%) were male and 31 (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 Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Howard (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Howard % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Howard (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $758.

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

Back to Top