2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Point Lookout

Code SSC31339 (SSC)
People 678
Male 340
Female 338
Median age 48
Families 180
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 857
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $850
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $260
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 Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Total 678 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 340 50.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 338 49.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 3.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 678 people in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 3.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 5.0 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 5.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 37 5.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 31 4.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 26 3.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 29 4.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 37 5.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 44 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 40 5.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 61 9.0 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 66 9.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 67 9.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 56 8.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 40 5.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 19 2.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 2.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 261 45.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 81 14.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 32 5.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 184 31.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.1% were married and 17.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 203 42.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 59 12.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 221 45.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 10 5.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 42 23.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 5.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 23 12.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 3.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 2.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 7.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 7.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 32.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 180 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 529 77.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 116 18.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 49 7.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 37 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 416 67.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 67.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 166 48.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 145 42.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 3.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 6.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 345 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 345 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Point Lookout (State Suburbs). Of these 48.1% were employed full time, 42.0% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 55 16.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 34 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 55 16.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 38 11.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 132 40.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 16.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 535 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,125 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 850 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Point Lookout (State Suburbs) was $535.

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

Unpaid work Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 454 78.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 132 22.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 54 9.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 165 28.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.8% 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, 28.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 128 22.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 166 28.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 98 16.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 61 10.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 92 51.1 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 48 26.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 20.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 26.7% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 17.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 7.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 30 21.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 7.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 5.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 33 23.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 15.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.1% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 288 36.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 511 64.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 36.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 64.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 194 67.1 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 7.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 58 20.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 5.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 67.1% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.1% were flats, units or apartments and 5.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 8.7 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 82 28.4 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 112 38.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 21.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.7% had 1 bedroom, 28.4% had 2 bedrooms and 38.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 106 36.7 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 62 21.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 116 40.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 36.7% were owned outright, 21.5% were owned with a mortgage and 40.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 178 61.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 99 34.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.6% were family households, 34.3% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 36.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.4 -- 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 Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
None 34 11.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 128 44.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 83 28.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 29 10.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 4.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 25 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 64.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 36.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Point Lookout (State Suburbs), there were 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 64.0%) were male and 9 (or 36.0%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Point Lookout % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Point Lookout (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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