2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mitchell (Qld)

Code SSC31074 (SSC)
People 1,311
Male 649
Female 662
Median age 41
Families 341
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 749
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $817
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,311 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 649 49.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 662 50.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 174 13.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,311 people in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 13.3% of the population.

Age Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 95 7.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 93 7.1 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 86 6.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 77 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 6.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 68 5.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 62 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 64 4.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 84 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 92 7.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 109 8.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 102 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 85 6.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 84 6.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 56 4.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 2.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 1.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 518 50.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 47 4.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 65 6.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 65 6.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 337 32.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.2% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 66 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 444 49.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 112 12.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 335 37.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 89 29.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 6.9 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 37 12.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 6.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 2.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 3.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 3.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 94 31.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 303 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.1% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,202 91.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 69 5.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 37 3.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 3.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,096 88.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 88.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 408 63.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 150 23.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 8.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 30 4.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 640 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 640 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.8% were employed full time, 23.4% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 50 8.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 45 7.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 54 8.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 88 14.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 323 52.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,180 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 817 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $463.

Travel to work, top responses Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 672 65.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 283 27.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 103 10.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 283 27.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 163 15.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 246 23.9 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 124 12.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 139 13.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 150 44.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 142 41.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 14.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 41.6% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mitchell (Qld) % 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 Mitchell (Qld) (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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,365 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,676 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,676 and those without children was $1,365.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 80 27.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 58 19.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 10.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 1.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 17.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 26 8.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 11.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 506 76.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 152 23.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 76.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 470 92.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 3.2 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 3.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 3.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 20 3.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 76 15.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 256 50.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 136 26.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 2.8 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 Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.0% had 2 bedrooms and 50.5% 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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 215 42.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 128 25.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 136 26.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 2.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 3.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 42.5% were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 338 66.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 158 31.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 2.4 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.5% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 36.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% 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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 48 9.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 165 32.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 157 31.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 119 23.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 3.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.5% 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 Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 172 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 82 47.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 90 52.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 172 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 82 (or 47.7%) were male and 90 (or 52.3%) 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 Mitchell (Qld) % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 633 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Mitchell (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 103 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,114 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mitchell (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $103 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,114.

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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