2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rathdowney

Code SSC31377 (SSC)
People 434
Male 206
Female 228
Median age 48
Families 122
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 227
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $844
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Total 434 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 206 47.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 228 52.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.7 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 434 people in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 7.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 17 3.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 37 8.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 35 8.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 3.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 2.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 3.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 3.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 28 6.5 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 9.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 10.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 7.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 7.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 5.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 3.9 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 4.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 2.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 2.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 179 51.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 5.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 10.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 22 6.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 94 26.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.0% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 164 50.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 21 6.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 138 42.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 26 24.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 28.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 5.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.8 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 32 30.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 106 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs) 24.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 31.4% in secondary school and 5.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 369 85.4 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 45 11.2 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 22 5.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 15 3.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 318 79.5 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 79.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 95 50.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 62 33.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 6.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 10.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 188 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 188 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rathdowney (State Suburbs). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 10.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 24 14.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 25 14.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 25 14.7 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 75 44.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 53 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 53 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 406 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,098 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 844 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rathdowney (State Suburbs) was $406.

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

Unpaid work Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 240 68.4 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 84 24.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 47 13.4 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 91 25.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 46 13.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 79 22.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 68 19.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 52 14.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 56 45.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 40 32.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 23 18.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 32.8% were couple families with children, 45.9% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs) 23.8% of single parents were male and 76.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,916 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,916 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 23 24.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 4.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 16.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 9.6 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 7.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 25 26.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 4.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 7.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 16.0% 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 Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 168 76.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 23.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 76.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 23.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 156 93.4 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 11 6.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 93.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 3.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 34 20.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 71 42.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 51 30.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 42.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 77 45.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 57 33.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 28 16.7 513,413 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 6 3.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 45.8% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 114 68.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 40 24.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 7.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.7% were family households, 24.1% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

Household income Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 36.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.9% 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 Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Rathdowney % Queensland % Australia %
None 10 6.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 52 31.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 60 36.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 23.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 3.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rathdowney (State Suburbs), 31.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.5% 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 Rathdowney % 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 71 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rathdowney (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 71 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rathdowney % 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 Rathdowney (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 Rathdowney % 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 Rathdowney (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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