2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Racecourse

Code SSC31368 (SSC)
People 242
Male 126
Female 116
Median age 40
Families 67
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 83
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,583
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,350
Median weekly rent $75
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Total 242 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 126 52.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 116 47.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 242 people in Racecourse (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 16 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 7.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 31 12.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 13 5.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 3.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 17 7.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 17 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 18 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 23 9.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 21 8.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6 2.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 3.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 3.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Racecourse (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 88 44.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 5 2.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 25 12.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 5.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 68 34.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Racecourse (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.9% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Racecourse (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 85 54.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 24 15.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 48 30.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Racecourse (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 6 7.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 17 19.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 9 10.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 4.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 4.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 29 33.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 14 16.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 86 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Racecourse (State Suburbs) 35.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.0% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 35.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 215 88.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 20 8.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 20 8.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 3.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 182 79.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), 79.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 70 53.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 39 29.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 14.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 2.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 131 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 131 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Racecourse (State Suburbs). Of these 53.4% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 2.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 12.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4 3.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 20 16.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13 10.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 55 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Racecourse (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Racecourse (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 608 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,625 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,583 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 139 71.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 53 27.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 16 8.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 46 23.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 8.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 46 23.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 55 28.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 25 12.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 16 8.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Racecourse (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 24 35.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 31 46.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 13.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 4.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Racecourse (State Suburbs), 46.3% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Racecourse (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,250 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,571 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,571 and those without children was $2,250.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 8 13.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 25.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 19.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 5.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8 13.8 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 12.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 10.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.8% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 25.9% 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 Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 74 90.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 8 9.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), 90.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 59 79.7 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 16.2 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 4.1 181,717 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 Racecourse (State Suburbs), 79.7% were separate houses, 16.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 12.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 35 47.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 26 35.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 5.4 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.2% had 2 bedrooms and 47.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34 46.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 22 30.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13 17.8 513,413 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 4 5.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Racecourse (State Suburbs), 46.6% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 60 78.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16 21.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 21.1% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), 19.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.3% 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 Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,350 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 22.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 31 41.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 24 32.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 4.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), 22.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.0% 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 Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Racecourse (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Racecourse % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Racecourse (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Racecourse % 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 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Racecourse (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 $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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