2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Kurwongbah

Code SSC30915 (SSC)
People 1,420
Male 732
Female 688
Median age 38
Families 408
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 485
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,593
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,420 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 732 51.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 688 48.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,420 people in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 104 7.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 99 7.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 102 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 116 8.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 67 4.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 79 5.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 76 5.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 115 8.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 99 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 83 5.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 111 7.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 100 7.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 5.6 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 48 3.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 0.9 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 8 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 661 59.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 84 7.6 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 38 3.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 297 26.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.5% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 625 59.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 66 6.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 362 34.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 21 5.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 94 23.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 4.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 5.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 53 13.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 5.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 6.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 25 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 48 11.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 10 2.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 66 16.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 409 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.3% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,156 81.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 251 18.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 105 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 922 68.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 68.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 440 60.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 227 31.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 3.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 5.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 731 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 731 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 83 11.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 64 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 75 10.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 117 16.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 325 46.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 584 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,615 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,593 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) was $584.

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

Unpaid work Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 851 76.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 395 35.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 127 11.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 227 20.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.6% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 247 22.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 293 26.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 155 13.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 158 14.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 147 36.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 201 49.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 54 13.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 49.4% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs) 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,020 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,263 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,263 and those without children was $2,020.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 70 20.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 91 26.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 74 21.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 6.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 51 14.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 3.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 4.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 26.1% 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 Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 446 94.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 25 5.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 440 98.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.9 181,717 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 Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 98.2% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 2.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 3.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 137 30.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 278 62.1 532,756 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 3.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 30.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 154 34.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 212 47.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 76 17.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 47.4% were owned with a mortgage and 17.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 387 86.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 59 13.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 0.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.2% were family households, 13.1% were single person households and 0.7% were group households.

Household income Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 12.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.4% 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 Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 0.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 90 20.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 180 40.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 174 38.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 0.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), 20.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 38.7% 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 Kurwongbah % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 52.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 10 47.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kurwongbah (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 52.4%) were male and 10 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kurwongbah % 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 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

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

Mortgage and rent Kurwongbah % 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 3,280 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kurwongbah (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 $3,280.

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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