2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mount Garnet

Code SSC31128 (SSC)
People 433
Male 231
Female 202
Median age 37
Families 114
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 238
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $564
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Total 433 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 231 53.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 202 46.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 156 36.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 433 people in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 36.0% of the population.

Age Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 50 11.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 29 6.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 6.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 22 5.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 3.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 33 7.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 4.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 26 6.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 25 5.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 20 4.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 29 6.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 28 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 8.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 27 6.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 7.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 0.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 1.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 123 36.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 6.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 8.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 20 6.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 142 42.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.8% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 65 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 63 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 109 36.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 54 18.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 136 45.5 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 5.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 24 23.1 258,616 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 12 11.5 154,133 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 2.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 56.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 104 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.9% were in primary school, 11.4% in secondary school and 2.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 364 84.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 35 9.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 4.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 2.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 320 83.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 83.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 73 50.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 35 24.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 10.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 23 15.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 146 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 146 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs). Of these 50.0% were employed full time, 24.0% were employed part-time and 15.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 14 11.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 11.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8 6.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4 3.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 73 58.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 357 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 786 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 564 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) was $357.

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

Unpaid work Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 178 53.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 76 22.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 45 13.5 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 70 21.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.7% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 39 11.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 58 17.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 38 11.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 43 12.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 47 41.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 37 32.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 23.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 32.7% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 23.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs) 26.9% of single parents were male and 73.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,171 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,125 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,125 and those without children was $1,171.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 12 14.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5 6.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 15.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 6.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 28 33.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 15.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 6.0% 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 Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 167 79.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 43 20.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 79.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 143 84.6 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 9 5.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 10.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 84.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 10.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 2.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 22 13.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 41 24.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 58 34.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32 19.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 6.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.1% had 1 bedroom, 24.4% had 2 bedrooms and 34.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 62 36.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 29 17.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 66 39.3 513,413 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 11 6.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 36.9% were owned outright, 17.3% were owned with a mortgage and 39.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 106 63.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 55 32.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.1% were family households, 32.7% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 48.9% 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 Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
None 20 11.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 59 35.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 43 25.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 27 16.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 11.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), 35.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 157 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 52.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 74 47.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), there were 157 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 52.9%) were male and 74 (or 47.1%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 625 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $625.

Mortgage and rent Mount Garnet % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 694 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Garnet (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $694.

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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