2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Park Avenue

Code SSC31296 (SSC)
People 5,366
Male 2,588
Female 2,778
Median age 36
Families 1,427
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,328
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $995
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,523
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,366 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,588 48.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,778 51.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 406 7.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,366 people in Park Avenue (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.6% of the population.

Age Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 410 7.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 308 5.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 325 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 341 6.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 426 7.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 400 7.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 372 6.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 319 5.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 302 5.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 293 5.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 338 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 295 5.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 313 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 221 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 225 4.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 195 3.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 144 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 140 2.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Park Avenue (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,804 41.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 159 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 399 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 368 8.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,588 36.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Park Avenue (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.8% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Park Avenue (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,576 41.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 465 12.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,748 46.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Park Avenue (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 37 2.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 252 17.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 123 8.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 1.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 160 11.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 103 7.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 30 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 5.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 97 6.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 29 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 497 34.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,429 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,587 85.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 412 8.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 220 4.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 175 3.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,120 83.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 83.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,575 62.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 673 26.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 144 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 147 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,539 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,539 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Park Avenue (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 26.5% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 209 8.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 207 8.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 259 10.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 559 23.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,010 42.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 541 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,197 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 995 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Park Avenue (State Suburbs) was $541.

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

Unpaid work Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,883 66.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,187 27.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 449 10.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 681 15.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 821 19.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,035 24.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 547 12.7 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 480 11.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 546 38.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 520 36.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 335 23.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 36.4% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 23.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,814 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,012 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,012 and those without children was $1,814.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 210 19.7 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 25 2.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 215 20.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 165 15.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 54 5.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 224 21.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 67 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 108 10.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,048 91.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 191 8.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,766 86.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 129 6.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 149 7.3 181,717 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 Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 86.2% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 79 3.9 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 476 23.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,103 53.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 345 16.8 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 2.0 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 23.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 641 31.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 596 29.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 719 35.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 42 2.1 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 50 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 31.3% were owned outright, 29.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,403 68.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 573 28.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 72 3.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.5% were family households, 28.0% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 30.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,523 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
None 206 10.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 819 40.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 661 32.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 286 14.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 77 3.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), 40.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 406 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 203 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 203 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Park Avenue (State Suburbs), there were 406 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 203 (or 50.0%) were male and 203 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Park Avenue % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,040 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,040.

Mortgage and rent Park Avenue % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 246 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,798 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Park Avenue (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $246 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,798.

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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