2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Karana Downs

Code SSC30849 (SSC)
People 3,826
Male 1,898
Female 1,928
Median age 36
Families 1,106
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,388
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,800
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $345
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,826 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,898 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,928 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 1.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,826 people in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 271 7.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 355 9.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 292 7.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 303 7.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 210 5.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 185 4.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 205 5.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 305 8.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 320 8.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 312 8.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 313 8.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 236 6.2 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 219 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 125 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 95 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 34 0.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 0.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,654 56.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 97 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 243 8.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 2.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 840 28.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.9% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,572 57.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 259 9.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 923 33.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 85 6.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 367 29.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 2.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 65 5.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 108 8.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 46 3.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 122 9.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 71 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 201 16.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 131 10.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,256 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs) 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.3% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 21.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,913 76.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,001 27.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 344 9.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 255 6.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,099 56.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 56.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,282 59.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 627 29.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 135 6.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 101 4.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,145 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,145 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Karana Downs (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 240 11.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 200 9.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 191 9.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 321 15.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 963 47.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 757 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,961 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,800 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Karana Downs (State Suburbs) was $757.

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

Unpaid work Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,418 83.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,037 35.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 337 11.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 717 24.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 83.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 701 24.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 908 31.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 464 16.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 341 11.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 31.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 362 32.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 584 52.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 147 13.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 52.8% were couple families with children, 32.7% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs) 19.1% of single parents were male and 80.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,403 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,432 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,432 and those without children was $2,403.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 248 26.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 225 23.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 153 16.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 3.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 110 11.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 74 7.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,283 94.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 78 5.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,234 96.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 41 3.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 96.1% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 0.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 3.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 489 38.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 733 57.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 3.1% had 2 bedrooms and 38.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 366 28.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 687 53.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 214 16.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 1.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 28.5% were owned outright, 53.4% were owned with a mortgage and 16.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,091 85.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 172 13.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 1.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.0% were family households, 13.4% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 12.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.6% 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 Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 345 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
None 17 1.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 318 24.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 604 47.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 330 25.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 1.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), 24.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.7% 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 Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 23 51.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 22 48.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Karana Downs (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 23 (or 51.1%) were male and 22 (or 48.9%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Karana Downs % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,062 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Karana Downs (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,062.

Mortgage and rent Karana Downs % 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 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Karana Downs (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 $2,167.

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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