2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Miriam Vale

Code SSC31070 (SSC)
People 422
Male 211
Female 211
Median age 43
Families 114
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 222
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $944
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,257
Median weekly rent $160
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 Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Total 422 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 211 50.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 211 50.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 4.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 422 people in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

Age Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 8.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 30 7.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 29 6.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 4.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5 1.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 5.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 20 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 32 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 21 5.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 32 7.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 33 7.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 34 8.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 27 6.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 4.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 190 56.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 12.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 25 7.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 67 20.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.9% were married and 15.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 64 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 168 58.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 21 7.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 98 34.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 5.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 26.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 15.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 3.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 8.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 34 33.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 101 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) 23.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.5% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 11.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 342 80.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 50 12.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 5.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 18 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 305 77.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 77.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 103 58.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 52 29.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 6.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 5.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 177 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 177 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 7.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 6.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 22 13.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 25 15.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 81 49.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 7.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,487 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 944 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) was $500.

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

Unpaid work Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 245 73.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 98 29.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 20 6.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 78 23.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 6.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 42 12.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 85 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 63 18.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 56 16.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 43.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 45 39.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 19 16.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 39.5% were couple families with children, 43.9% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,833 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,318 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,318 and those without children was $1,833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 20.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 6.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 14.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 14.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 9.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 22 22.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 4.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 9.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 6.1% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 167 80.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 19.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 80.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 150 90.4 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 10 6.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 3.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 90.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 3.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 37 22.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 91 54.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 34 20.4 532,756 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 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 22.2% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 58 35.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 59 35.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 42 25.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 35.2% were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 25.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 119 71.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 44 26.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.7% were family households, 26.5% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 37.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 6.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 65 39.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 67 40.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 21 12.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), 39.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.7% 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 Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 71.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 6 28.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 71.4%) were male and 6 (or 28.6%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Miriam Vale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Miriam Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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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