2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

North Lakes

Code SSC31243 (SSC)
People 15,046
Male 7,285
Female 7,761
Median age 31
Families 4,227
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,548
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,769
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Total 15,046 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,285 48.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,761 51.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 227 1.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,046 people in North Lakes (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,623 10.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,538 10.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,233 8.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 920 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 809 5.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,023 6.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,229 8.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,583 10.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,382 9.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 957 6.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 623 4.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 458 3.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 538 3.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 372 2.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 277 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 165 1.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 139 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 176 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Lakes (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.5% of the population.

Registered marital status North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,281 59.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 355 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 751 7.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 376 3.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,889 27.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Lakes (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.0% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Lakes (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,912 59.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,238 12.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,840 28.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Lakes (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 267 5.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,412 29.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 227 4.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 316 6.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 851 17.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 78 1.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 193 4.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 269 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 443 9.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 102 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 641 13.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,799 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Lakes (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.7% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 9,474 63.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,830 40.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,055 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 826 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,728 46.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), 46.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,039 64.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,926 24.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 441 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 397 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,803 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,803 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Lakes (State Suburbs). Of these 64.6% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 697 9.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 556 7.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 673 9.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,387 18.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,651 49.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Lakes (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in North Lakes (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 772 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,873 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,769 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Lakes (State Suburbs) was $772.

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

Unpaid work North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,312 78.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,523 42.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 867 8.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,581 14.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 42.5% provided care for children and 8.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,705 25.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,174 29.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,378 12.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,053 9.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Lakes (State Suburbs), 29.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,342 31.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,333 55.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 528 12.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 0.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Lakes (State Suburbs), 55.2% were couple families with children, 31.7% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In North Lakes (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,164 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,344 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,344 and those without children was $2,164.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,038 28.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 81 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 867 23.6 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 747 20.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 105 2.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 367 10.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 244 6.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 226 6.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 23.6% 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 North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,872 89.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 591 10.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,553 93.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 249 5.1 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 70 1.4 181,717 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 North Lakes (State Suburbs), 93.5% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 1.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 228 4.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,504 30.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,049 62.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 0.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 30.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 723 14.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,288 47.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,712 35.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 89 1.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 59 1.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Lakes (State Suburbs), 14.8% were owned outright, 47.0% were owned with a mortgage and 35.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 4,161 85.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 603 12.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 107 2.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.4% were family households, 12.4% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), 11.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
None 105 2.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,555 31.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,457 50.4 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 663 13.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 91 1.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.6% 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 North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 228 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 98 43.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 130 57.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Lakes (State Suburbs), there were 228 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 98 (or 43.0%) were male and 130 (or 57.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,718 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,718.

Mortgage and rent North Lakes % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 365 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,392 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In North Lakes (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $365 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,392.

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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