2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Mount Whitestone

Code SSC31170 (SSC)
People 211
Male 103
Female 108
Median age 47
Families 59
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 84
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $870
Median monthly mortgage repayments $739
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Total 211 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 103 48.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 108 51.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 2.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 211 people in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10 4.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9 4.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 27 12.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 10 4.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3 1.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 14 6.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 6 2.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9 4.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 19 9.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 20 9.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 17 8.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 20 9.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 13 6.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5 2.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 7.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 2.9 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 3 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 103 65.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 0 0.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 14 8.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4 2.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 37 23.4 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 65.2% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 39 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 39 years.

Social marital status Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 79 57.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 10.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 45 32.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 33 -- 33 --

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

Education Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 24.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 4.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 4.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 23 35.4 154,133 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 4.6 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 17 26.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 65 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 35.4% in secondary school and 4.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 186 89.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13 6.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 5.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5 2.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 168 85.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 85.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 68 69.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 22 22.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 5.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 3.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 98 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 98 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs). Of these 69.4% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7 7.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 0 0.0 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 13.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 12.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 56 59.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 0.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 54 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) was 54 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 383 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 818 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 870 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) was $383.

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

Unpaid work Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 116 73.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 52 32.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 25 15.7 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 44 27.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.7% provided care for children and 15.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 33 20.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 40 25.3 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 19 12.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 21 13.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 22 37.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 29 49.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 13.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 49.2% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 700 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $700.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 34.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 8.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7 14.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 16.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7 14.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 14.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.0% had both partners employed full-time, 8.0% had both employed part-time and 14.0% 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 Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 74 92.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6 7.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 73 100.0 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 Whitestone (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 Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 4.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 12.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 31 41.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 29 38.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 4.0 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 27 35.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 28 36.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 18 23.7 513,413 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 3 3.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 35.5% were owned outright, 36.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 55 74.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16 21.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 4.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.3% were family households, 21.6% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 34.8% 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 Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 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 Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 739 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14 18.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 37 50.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 20 27.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), 18.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.0% 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 Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 62.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 37.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 62.5%) were male and 3 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Whitestone % 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 500 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Whitestone (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 $500.

Mortgage and rent Mount Whitestone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Whitestone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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