2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Northgate (Qld)

Code SSC31251 (SSC)
People 4,304
Male 2,163
Female 2,141
Median age 34
Families 1,083
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,911
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,404
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $300
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 Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 4,304 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,163 50.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,141 49.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 79 1.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,304 people in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 300 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 227 5.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 199 4.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 232 5.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 371 8.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 433 10.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 402 9.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 375 8.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 338 7.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 309 7.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 254 5.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 239 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 204 4.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 135 3.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 82 1.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 64 1.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 63 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 78 1.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,401 39.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 356 10.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 147 4.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,559 43.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.2% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,267 38.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 463 14.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,545 47.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 55 4.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 206 17.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 76 6.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 1.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 8.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 49 4.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 2.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 6.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 249 21.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 50 4.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 268 22.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,171 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 27.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,106 72.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,132 28.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 294 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 230 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,370 58.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 58.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,615 62.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 653 25.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 157 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 143 5.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,568 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,568 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 199 8.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 236 9.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 221 9.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 491 20.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,123 46.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 724 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,854 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,404 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $724.

Travel to work, top responses Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,606 72.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 919 25.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 315 8.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 641 17.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 929 26.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,029 28.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 388 10.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 258 7.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 422 39.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 465 43.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 158 14.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 3.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 43.0% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,262 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,671 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,671 and those without children was $2,262.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 273 30.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 199 22.5 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 124 14.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 4.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 93 10.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 61 6.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 62 7.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 22.5% 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 Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,734 94.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 5.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,064 61.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 208 12.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 460 26.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 61.3% were separate houses, 12.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 129 7.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 518 29.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 713 41.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 333 19.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 29.9% had 2 bedrooms and 41.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 379 21.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 570 32.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 732 42.2 513,413 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 50 2.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 21.9% were owned outright, 32.9% were owned with a mortgage and 42.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,065 61.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 533 30.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 137 7.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.4% were family households, 30.7% were single person households and 7.9% were group households.

Household income Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 20.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.4% 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 Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 221 12.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 729 42.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 533 30.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 196 11.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 79 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 43.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 45 57.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 79 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 43.0%) were male and 45 (or 57.0%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Northgate (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Northgate (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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