2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Railway Estate

Code SSC31370 (SSC)
People 2,956
Male 1,484
Female 1,472
Median age 33
Families 780
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,443
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,184
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,956 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,484 50.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,472 49.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 204 6.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,956 people in Railway Estate (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 6.9% of the population.

Age Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 226 7.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 168 5.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 151 5.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 192 6.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 246 8.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 291 9.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 226 7.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 223 7.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 209 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 221 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 203 6.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 167 5.6 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 151 5.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 2.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 66 2.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 47 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 1.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Railway Estate (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 789 32.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 93 3.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 261 10.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 112 4.6 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,158 48.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Railway Estate (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.7% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Railway Estate (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 693 31.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 417 19.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,067 49.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Railway Estate (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 40 5.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 151 18.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 33 4.1 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 2.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 87 10.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 34 4.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 2.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 60 7.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 155 19.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 186 23.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 801 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.4% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 27.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,420 81.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 473 17.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 242 8.7 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 192 6.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,861 67.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 67.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,092 64.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 426 25.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 96 5.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 87 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,701 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,701 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Railway Estate (State Suburbs). Of these 64.2% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 152 9.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 112 6.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 155 9.6 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 343 21.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 753 46.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 722 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,462 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,184 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Railway Estate (State Suburbs) was $722.

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

Unpaid work Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,773 73.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 640 26.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 227 9.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 388 16.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 540 22.4 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 686 28.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 317 13.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 228 9.4 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 325 41.7 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 260 33.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 174 22.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 2.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 33.3% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 22.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,127 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,127.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 158 26.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 112 19.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 13.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 28 4.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 79 13.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 42 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 73 12.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,252 89.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 148 10.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 89.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 900 71.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 29 2.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 324 25.9 181,717 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 Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 71.8% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 37 3.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 499 39.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 470 37.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 208 16.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 3.1 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 39.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 294 23.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 388 31.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 524 41.9 513,413 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 44 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 23.5% were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 41.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 765 61.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 398 31.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 89 7.1 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.1% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 7.1% were group households.

Household income Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% 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 Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
None 97 7.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 520 41.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 421 33.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 164 13.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), 41.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% 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 Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 206 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 95 46.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 111 53.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Railway Estate (State Suburbs), there were 206 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 95 (or 46.1%) were male and 111 (or 53.9%) 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 Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,010 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,010.

Mortgage and rent Railway Estate % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 208 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,356 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Railway Estate (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $208 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,356.

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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