2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Lower Tenthill

Code SSC30971 (SSC)
People 333
Male 162
Female 171
Median age 39
Families 90
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 130
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,070
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,242
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Total 333 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 162 48.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 171 51.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 5.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 333 people in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.7% of the population.

Age Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 5.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 5.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 32 9.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 28 8.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 4.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 3.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 3.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 24 7.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 28 8.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 34 10.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 27 8.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 18 5.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 29 8.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 3.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 138 52.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 4.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 18 6.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 5.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 79 30.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 132 54.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17 7.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 94 38.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 4 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 21 22.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 12.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 19 20.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 3.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 3.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 7.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 8.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11 11.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 94 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.7% were in primary school, 26.9% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 309 93.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 22 6.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12 3.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 271 83.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 83.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 109 60.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 52 29.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 11 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 3.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 179 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 179 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 13 7.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 9.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 24 14.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 27 15.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 83 48.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 7.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

Occupation Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,153 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,070 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) was $509.

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

Unpaid work Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 203 77.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 87 33.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 39 15.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 83 31.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.6% provided care for children and 15.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 52 19.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 68 26.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 41 15.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 40 15.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 41.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 41 45.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 13.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 45.6% were couple families with children, 41.1% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,643 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,562 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,562 and those without children was $1,643.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 19 24.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 21.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 28.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 12.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 5.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 3.8 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 21.8% 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 Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 118 91.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 11 8.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 114 97.4 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 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 97.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3 2.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 56 47.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 53 44.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 2.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 45 38.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 44 37.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 23 19.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 5.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 38.1% were owned outright, 37.3% were owned with a mortgage and 19.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 84 71.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 25.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.8% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,242 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 24 20.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 39 33.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 48 41.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), 20.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.7% 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 Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 72.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 27.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 72.2%) were male and 5 (or 27.8%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,291 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

Mortgage and rent Lower Tenthill % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Lower Tenthill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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