2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Park Ridge South

Code SSC31298 (SSC)
People 1,778
Male 907
Female 871
Median age 40
Families 505
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 591
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,680
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $406
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,778 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 907 51.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 871 49.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 31 1.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,778 people in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 4.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 133 7.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 151 8.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 148 8.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 114 6.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 74 4.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 85 4.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 99 5.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 173 9.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 157 8.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 152 8.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 135 7.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 109 6.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 4.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 0.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 841 59.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 2.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 94 6.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 33 2.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 417 29.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.5% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 786 59.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 102 7.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 432 32.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 1.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 119 22.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 6.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 38 7.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 83 15.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 3.6 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 9.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 36 6.8 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 36 6.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 2.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 93 17.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 529 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.0% were in primary school, 28.7% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,313 73.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 513 30.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 106 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 104 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 962 57.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 57.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 617 64.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 262 27.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 3.2 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 49 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 959 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 959 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs). Of these 64.3% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 88 9.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86 9.4 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 87 9.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 166 18.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 451 49.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 608 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,619 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,680 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) was $608.

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

Unpaid work Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,031 72.9 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 410 29.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 154 10.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 217 15.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Park Ridge South (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, 29.0% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 316 22.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 368 26.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 193 13.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 157 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 Ridge South (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% 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 Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 174 34.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 279 55.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 50 9.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.6 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 55.1% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 9.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs) 21.7% of single parents were male and 78.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,015 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,220 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,220 and those without children was $2,015.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 118 25.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 113 24.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 17.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 74 16.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 10 2.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 27 5.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 541 95.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 27 4.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 527 97.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 1.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 97.8% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 3.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 146 27.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 362 67.2 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 0.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 3.9% had 2 bedrooms and 27.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 185 34.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 286 53.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 55 10.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 1.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 53.3% were owned with a mortgage and 10.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 474 88.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 55 10.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.3% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 13.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.8% 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 Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 406 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 South % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 South % Queensland % Australia %
None 4 0.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 74 13.8 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 210 39.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 239 44.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 2.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), 13.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 44.4% 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 South % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 16 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 50.0%) were male and 16 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,833 -- 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 South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,833.

Mortgage and rent Park Ridge South % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Park Ridge South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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