2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mount Chalmers

Code SSC31119 (SSC)
People 216
Male 120
Female 96
Median age 47
Families 64
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 101
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,267
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $150
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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Total 216 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 120 55.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 96 44.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 4.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 216 people in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) of these 55.6% were male and 44.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 4.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3 1.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 16 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 7.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 3.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7 3.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 14 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 11.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 26 12.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 19 8.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 26 12.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 2.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 86 46.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 23 12.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 3.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 63 33.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.2% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 38 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 38 years.

Social marital status Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 76 44.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 26 15.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 69 40.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 11 29.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 10.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 18.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 8.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 8.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 8.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 6 16.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 37 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) 17.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.5% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 16.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 186 86.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 26 12.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 4.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 157 77.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 77.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 75 58.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 30 23.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 9.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 8.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 128 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 128 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 23.4% were employed part-time and 8.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5 4.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 11 9.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 18 15.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 21 17.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 53 45.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 4.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 472 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,375 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,267 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs) was $472.

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

Unpaid work Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 142 75.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 45 24.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 16.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31 16.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 16.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 30 16.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 45 24.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 30 16.2 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 33 17.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 28 43.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 25 39.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 12.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 4.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 39.1% were couple families with children, 43.8% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Chalmers % 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 Mount Chalmers (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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 11.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 5.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 13 24.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6 11.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 18.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7 13.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 9.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 82 87.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 12 12.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 83 100.0 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 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 6.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 13 15.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 47 56.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 15 18.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.7% had 2 bedrooms and 56.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 39 47.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 31 37.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 6 7.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 4.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 47.0% were owned outright, 37.3% were owned with a mortgage and 7.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 61 74.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16 19.5 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 6.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.4% were family households, 19.5% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

Household income Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 26.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 3.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 20.2 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 39 46.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 22 26.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), 20.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.2% 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 Mount Chalmers % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 66.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 33.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 64 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 66.7%) were male and 3 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 64 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Chalmers % 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 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Chalmers (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Mount Chalmers % 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 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Chalmers (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 $0.

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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