2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Laidley

Code SSC30922 (SSC)
People 3,518
Male 1,700
Female 1,818
Median age 38
Families 875
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,539
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $753
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $245
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,518 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,700 48.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,818 51.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 136 3.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,518 people in Laidley (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 277 7.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 243 6.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 291 8.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 219 6.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 237 6.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 204 5.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 146 4.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 181 5.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 224 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 182 5.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 189 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 203 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 204 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 180 5.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 160 4.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 136 3.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 145 4.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Laidley (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,068 39.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 140 5.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 332 12.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 268 9.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 902 33.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Laidley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.4% were married and 17.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Laidley (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 963 40.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 230 9.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,189 49.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Laidley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Laidley (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 42 4.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 265 25.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 49 4.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 173 16.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 0.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 3.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 56 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 98 9.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 289 27.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,041 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Laidley (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 20.8% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,946 83.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 372 11.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 206 6.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 151 4.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,430 76.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Laidley (State Suburbs), 76.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Laidley % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 660 53.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 372 30.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 121 9.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,224 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,224 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Laidley (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 9.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 134 12.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 8.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 140 12.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 212 19.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 452 41.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Laidley (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Laidley (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 399 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 920 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 753 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Laidley (State Suburbs) was $399.

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

Unpaid work Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,757 64.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 684 25.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 343 12.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 527 19.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Laidley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 467 17.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 596 22.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 338 12.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 355 13.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Laidley (State Suburbs), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 347 39.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 263 30.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 246 28.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 2.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Laidley (State Suburbs), 30.1% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 28.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Laidley (State Suburbs) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,530 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,862 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Laidley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,862 and those without children was $1,530.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 100 16.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 2.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 95 15.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 12.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 5.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 207 33.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 35 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 7.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Laidley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 15.5% 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 Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,334 88.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 170 11.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,199 89.9 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 1.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 90 6.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 29 2.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Laidley (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 62 4.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 225 16.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 570 42.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 411 30.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 65 4.9 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Laidley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 410 30.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 286 21.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 557 41.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 5.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Laidley (State Suburbs), 30.7% were owned outright, 21.4% were owned with a mortgage and 41.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 856 64.2 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 416 31.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 61 4.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Laidley (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.2% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Laidley (State Suburbs), 39.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 245 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.7 -- 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 Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
None 110 8.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 571 42.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 373 28.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 205 15.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 75 5.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Laidley (State Suburbs), 42.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% 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 Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 138 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 57 41.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 81 58.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Laidley (State Suburbs), there were 138 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 57 (or 41.3%) were male and 81 (or 58.7%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 660 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Laidley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $660.

Mortgage and rent Laidley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,729 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Laidley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,729.

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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