2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Park Ridge

Code SSC31297 (SSC)
People 2,328
Male 1,125
Female 1,203
Median age 54
Families 648
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,090
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $666
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,328 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,125 48.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,203 51.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 47 2.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,328 people in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 73 3.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 104 4.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 124 5.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 109 4.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 107 4.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 85 3.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 88 3.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 112 4.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 112 4.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 123 5.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 154 6.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 151 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 215 9.2 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 229 9.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 223 9.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 166 7.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 107 4.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 47 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 54 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) was 54 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 33.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,088 53.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 78 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 201 9.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 207 10.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 450 22.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 64 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 989 53.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 116 6.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 745 40.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 12 2.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 85 15.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 6.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 3.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 58 10.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 27 5.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 6.1 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 22 4.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 217 40.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 541 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs) 23.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.4% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 9.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,444 62.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 855 39.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 139 6.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 93 4.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,073 49.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 49.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 525 62.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 238 28.1 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 4.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 847 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 847 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Park Ridge (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 79 9.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 79 9.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 79 9.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 152 18.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 373 46.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 872 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 666 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Park Ridge (State Suburbs) was $402.

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

Unpaid work Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,285 63.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 396 19.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 243 12.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 283 14.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.6% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 329 16.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 418 20.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 283 14.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 255 12.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 20.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 376 57.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 188 29.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 82 12.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 29.0% were couple families with children, 57.9% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,015 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,015 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 79 14.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 3.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 67 11.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 62 11.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 3.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 261 46.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 15 2.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 41 7.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 11.9% 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 Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 967 92.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 81 7.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 896 92.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 59 6.1 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 92.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 6.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 4.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 295 30.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 313 32.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 291 30.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 30.5% had 2 bedrooms and 32.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 612 63.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 141 14.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 175 18.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 34 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 63.0% were owned outright, 14.5% were owned with a mortgage and 18.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 619 63.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 331 34.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 1.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.9% were family households, 34.2% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 46.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 46.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.2% 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 Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
None 75 7.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 453 46.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 219 22.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 183 18.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), 46.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.9% 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 Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 27 60.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 18 40.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Park Ridge (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 27 (or 60.0%) were male and 18 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 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 Park Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Park Ridge % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 395 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Park Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $395 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $650.

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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