2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Paradise Point

Code SSC31295 (SSC)
People 5,930
Male 2,944
Female 2,986
Median age 47
Families 1,761
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 3,134
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,163
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,297
Median weekly rent $350
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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,930 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,944 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,986 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 0.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,930 people in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 281 4.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 257 4.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 305 5.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 306 5.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 275 4.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 254 4.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 264 4.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 414 7.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 424 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 431 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 453 7.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 490 8.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 541 9.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 456 7.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 280 4.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 208 3.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 140 2.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 152 2.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,708 53.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 198 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 582 11.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 321 6.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,271 25.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 15.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,472 53.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 469 10.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,676 36.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 59 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 140 9.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 73 5.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 146 10.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 101 7.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 2.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 145 10.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 76 5.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 153 10.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 46 3.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 448 31.5 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,423 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs) 24.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.2% were in primary school, 19.8% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,855 65.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,923 35.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 387 7.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 312 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,874 52.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 52.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,653 57.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 901 31.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 169 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 160 5.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,883 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,883 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Paradise Point (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 308 11.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 256 9.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 334 12.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 351 12.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,301 47.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 599 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,443 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,163 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Paradise Point (State Suburbs) was $599.

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

Unpaid work Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,540 69.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,197 23.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 513 10.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 699 13.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.6% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,071 21.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,331 26.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 651 12.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 486 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 Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% 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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 904 51.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 613 34.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 223 12.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 34.8% were couple families with children, 51.3% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs) 24.6% of single parents were male and 75.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,098 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,614 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,614 and those without children was $2,098.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 297 19.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 71 4.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 279 18.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 194 12.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 104 6.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 393 25.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 79 5.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 100 6.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 18.4% 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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,444 81.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 548 18.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 81.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,375 56.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 650 26.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 417 17.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 56.2% were separate houses, 26.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 77 3.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 608 24.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 903 36.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 805 32.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 1.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 24.9% had 2 bedrooms and 36.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 851 34.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 686 28.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 842 34.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 2.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 34.8% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 34.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,734 70.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 621 25.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 93 3.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.8% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 26.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.2% 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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.8 -- 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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,297 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
None 145 5.9 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 830 33.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 972 39.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 437 17.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 2.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 48.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 22 51.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Paradise Point (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 48.8%) were male and 22 (or 51.2%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Paradise Point % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 340 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,894 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Paradise Point (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,894.

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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