2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Parkwood (Qld)

Code SSC31303 (SSC)
People 8,436
Male 4,231
Female 4,205
Median age 34
Families 2,265
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,869
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,437
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,979
Median weekly rent $418
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 Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 8,436 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,231 50.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,205 49.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 136 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,436 people in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 540 6.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 546 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 609 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 722 8.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 815 9.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 531 6.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 518 6.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 545 6.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 663 7.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 726 8.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 634 7.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 547 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 421 5.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 237 2.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 166 2.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 111 1.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 70 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,265 48.4 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 186 2.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 528 7.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 177 2.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,584 38.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,084 49.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 588 9.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,516 40.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 113 4.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 475 17.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 136 4.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 137 4.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 353 12.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 93 3.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 142 5.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 164 5.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 689 24.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 51 1.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 439 15.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,792 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 21.1% in secondary school and 30.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 5,604 66.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,954 37.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 571 7.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 428 5.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,035 50.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 50.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,529 53.9 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,550 33.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 247 5.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 369 7.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,695 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,695 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 596 13.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 424 9.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 533 12.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 724 16.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,806 41.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 554 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,464 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,437 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) was $554.

Travel to work, top responses Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,015 74.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,080 30.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 629 9.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,045 15.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,750 26.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,808 26.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 838 12.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 616 9.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 717 31.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,172 51.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 335 14.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 42 1.9 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 51.7% were couple families with children, 31.6% were couple families without children and 14.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,880 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,045 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,045 and those without children was $1,880.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 449 23.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 457 24.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 302 16.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 115 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 252 13.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 113 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 113 6.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,650 95.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 118 4.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 95.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,443 92.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 208 7.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 92.2% were separate houses, 7.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 31 1.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 923 34.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,660 62.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.1 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 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 1.2% had 2 bedrooms and 34.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 621 23.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,250 47.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 724 27.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 23.4% were owned outright, 47.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 2,199 82.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 273 10.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 179 6.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.9% were family households, 10.3% were single person households and 6.8% were group households.

Household income Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 14.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.8% 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 Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 418 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,979 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.0 -- 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 Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 53 2.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 637 24.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,226 46.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 676 25.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 60 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), 24.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.5% 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 Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 134 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 39.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 81 60.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 134 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 39.6%) were male and 81 (or 60.4%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,478 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,478.

Mortgage and rent Parkwood (Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 380 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Parkwood (Qld) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,690.

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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