2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mount Gravatt

Code SSC31130 (SSC)
People 3,238
Male 1,590
Female 1,648
Median age 36
Families 816
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,387
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,218
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $270
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 Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,238 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,590 49.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,648 50.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 1.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,238 people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 212 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 186 5.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 163 5.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 209 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 287 8.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 238 7.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 258 8.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 243 7.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 223 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 183 5.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 176 5.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 140 4.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 169 5.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 113 3.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 122 3.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 132 4.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 89 2.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 92 2.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,122 41.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 74 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 269 10.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 199 7.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,013 37.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.9% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,037 43.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 264 11.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,079 45.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 25 2.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 163 16.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 71 7.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 24 2.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 80 8.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 5.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 61 6.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 300 30.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 22 2.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 163 16.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 980 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 15.4% in secondary school and 36.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,322 71.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 922 30.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 238 7.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 164 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,754 57.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 57.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 977 58.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 482 29.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 98 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 103 6.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,660 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,660 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 29.0% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 189 12.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 146 9.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 144 9.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 326 21.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 653 42.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 589 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,736 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,218 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) was $589.

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

Unpaid work Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,931 72.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 690 25.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 277 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 579 21.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 665 24.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 700 26.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 311 11.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 256 9.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 326 40.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 343 42.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 125 15.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 2.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 42.0% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs) 21.9% of single parents were male and 78.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,243 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,759 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,759 and those without children was $2,243.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 162 24.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 152 22.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 11.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 5.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 120 17.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 53 7.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 46 6.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,283 94.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 71 5.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 914 71.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 4.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 309 24.1 181,717 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 Gravatt (State Suburbs), 71.2% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 1.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 171 13.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 196 15.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 585 45.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 283 22.0 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.4 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 355 27.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 389 30.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 496 38.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 3.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 27.7% were owned outright, 30.3% were owned with a mortgage and 38.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 801 62.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 419 32.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 64 5.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.4% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 27.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.9% 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 Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
None 194 15.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 485 37.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 427 33.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 131 10.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 48 3.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.2% 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 Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 37 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 48.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 51.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), there were 37 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 48.6%) were male and 19 (or 51.4%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 574 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $574.

Mortgage and rent Mount Gravatt % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 355 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,858 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Gravatt (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $355 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,858.

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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