2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ravenshoe

Code SSC31379 (SSC)
People 1,442
Male 738
Female 704
Median age 43
Families 362
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 712
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $661
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $168
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,442 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 738 51.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 704 48.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 232 16.1 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,442 people in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 16.1% of the population.

Age Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 87 6.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 114 7.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 8.9 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 76 5.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 60 4.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 3.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 48 3.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 80 5.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 98 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 97 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 92 6.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 111 7.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 114 7.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 111 7.7 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 73 5.1 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 43 3.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 2.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 1.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 460 41.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 37 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 147 13.1 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 84 7.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 391 34.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.1% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 401 41.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 142 14.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 422 43.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 2.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 84 20.0 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 58 13.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 1.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 81 19.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 2.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 3.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 4.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 138 32.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 419 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 5.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,192 82.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 182 13.8 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 98 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 67 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 971 73.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 73.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 239 49.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 181 37.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 4.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 8.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 482 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 482 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs). Of these 49.6% were employed full time, 37.6% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 66 15.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 46 10.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 69 15.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 57 13.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 179 41.0 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 15.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 376 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 856 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 661 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) was $376.

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

Unpaid work Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 752 67.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 259 23.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 167 15.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 262 23.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.1% provided care for children and 15.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 178 15.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 230 20.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 145 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 197 17.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 20.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 168 46.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 120 33.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 74 20.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 33.1% were couple families with children, 46.4% were couple families without children and 20.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs) 20.5% of single parents were male and 79.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,849 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,849 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 31 10.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 5.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 11.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 10.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 8.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 99 34.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 4.5 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 42 14.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 11.1% 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 Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 558 83.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 16.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 83.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 513 92.6 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 20 3.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 3.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 92.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 1.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 9.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 141 25.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 244 43.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 99 17.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 2.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.0% had 1 bedroom, 25.3% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 252 45.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 126 22.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 164 29.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 2.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 45.2% were owned outright, 22.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 362 64.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 180 32.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 2.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 45.3% 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 Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 168 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
None 45 8.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 228 41.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 178 32.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 82 14.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.7% 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 Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 233 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 115 49.4 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 118 50.6 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), there were 233 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 115 (or 49.4%) were male and 118 (or 50.6%) 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 Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 731 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $731.

Mortgage and rent Ravenshoe % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,343 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ravenshoe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,343.

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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