2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Parkhurst

Code SSC31299 (SSC)
People 1,835
Male 956
Female 879
Median age 32
Families 447
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 669
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,460
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,835 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 956 52.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 879 47.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 68 3.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,835 people in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 157 8.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 158 8.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 124 6.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 161 8.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 136 7.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 114 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 125 6.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 123 6.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 147 8.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 135 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 147 8.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 104 5.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 93 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 52 2.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 1.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 0.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 752 54.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 29 2.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 121 8.7 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 24 1.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 467 33.5 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.0% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 625 55.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 127 11.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 382 33.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 27 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 27 years.

Education Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 12 1.9 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 88 13.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 70 10.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 30 4.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 34 5.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 60 9.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 3.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 4.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 58 9.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 240 37.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 644 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs) 35.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,510 82.3 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 140 8.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 69 4.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 43 2.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,351 84.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 84.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 580 61.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 267 28.3 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 37 3.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 944 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 944 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Parkhurst (State Suburbs). Of these 61.4% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 88 9.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 80 8.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 97 10.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 180 19.9 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 398 44.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 698 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,663 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,460 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Parkhurst (State Suburbs) was $698.

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

Unpaid work Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 964 69.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 441 31.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 111 8.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 278 19.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 8.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 276 19.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 373 26.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 176 12.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 140 10.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 153 34.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 237 52.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 54 12.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 52.9% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.6 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.4 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs) 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,933 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,215 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,215 and those without children was $1,933.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 100 25.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 1.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 110 27.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 57 14.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 11.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 28 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 30 7.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.4% had both partners employed full-time, 1.8% had both employed part-time and 27.9% 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 Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 542 95.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 23 4.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 95.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 485 89.6 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 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 56 10.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 89.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 10.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 7.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 3.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 224 41.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 247 45.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 2.2 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.2% had 1 bedroom, 3.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 136 25.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 230 42.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 159 29.4 513,413 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 13 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 25.1% were owned outright, 42.5% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 442 81.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 85 15.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.5% were family households, 15.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 14.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.7% 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 Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
None 7 1.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 150 27.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 231 42.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 142 26.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 2.4 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), 27.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.2% 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 Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 71 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 46.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 38 53.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 10 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Parkhurst (State Suburbs), there were 71 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 46.5%) were male and 38 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 10 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Parkhurst % 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 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Parkhurst % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 253 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,564 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Parkhurst (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $253 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,564.

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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