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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Palmwoods (Qld)

Code SSC31293 (SSC)
People 5,492
Male 2,709
Female 2,783
Median age 40
Families 1,554
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,133
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,132
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,907
Median weekly rent $345
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,492 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,709 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,783 50.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 1.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,492 people in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 361 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 457 8.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 459 8.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 336 6.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 208 3.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 227 4.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 307 5.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 375 6.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 402 7.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 403 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 407 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 335 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 312 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 264 4.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 216 3.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 151 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 116 2.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 156 2.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,373 56.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 133 3.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 384 9.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 239 5.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,088 25.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,161 56.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 400 10.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,250 32.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 72 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 443 26.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 2.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 128 7.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 191 11.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 46 2.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 160 9.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 4.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 175 10.5 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 46 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 287 17.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,672 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.9% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 15.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,411 80.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,005 19.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 432 8.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 306 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,467 66.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 66.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,398 54.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 866 34.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 138 5.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 148 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,550 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,550 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.8% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 303 12.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 237 9.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 328 13.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 374 15.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,023 42.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 523 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,281 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,132 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $523.

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

Unpaid work Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,250 77.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,403 33.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 497 11.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 965 22.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.3% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 843 20.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,209 28.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 633 15.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 564 13.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 609 39.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 721 46.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 212 13.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 46.4% were couple families with children, 39.2% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,658 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,949 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,949 and those without children was $1,658.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 237 17.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 71 5.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 292 21.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 182 13.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 75 5.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 285 21.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 73 5.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 116 8.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,896 91.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 169 8.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,741 91.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 94 5.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 52 2.7 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 91.8% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 37 2.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 177 9.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 736 38.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 903 47.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 1.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.3% had 2 bedrooms and 38.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 599 31.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 808 42.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 396 20.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 55 2.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 31.6% were owned outright, 42.6% were owned with a mortgage and 20.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,517 79.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 341 18.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 40 2.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.9% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.8% 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 Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 345 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,907 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 64 3.4 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 624 32.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 808 42.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 360 19.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), 32.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 92 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 54 58.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 38 41.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 92 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 54 (or 58.7%) were male and 38 (or 41.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Palmwoods (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,199 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Palmwoods (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,199.

Mortgage and rent Palmwoods (Qld) % 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 3,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Palmwoods (Qld) (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 $3,200.

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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