2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rolleston

Code SSC31422 (SSC)
People 129
Male 69
Female 60
Median age 41
Families 28
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 127
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,093
Median monthly mortgage repayments $654
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Total 129 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 69 53.5 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 60 46.5 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 129 people in Rolleston (State Suburbs) of these 53.5% were male and 46.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 12 9.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 7 5.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6 4.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 0 0.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5 3.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 10.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7 5.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 11.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 15 11.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 7 5.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8 6.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 10 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9 7.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3 2.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 4.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 3.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rolleston (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 52.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 3.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 14 13.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 5.9 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 25 24.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rolleston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 63 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 35 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rolleston (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 55.3 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 13 17.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 21 27.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rolleston (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 38.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 154,133 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 3 11.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 13 50.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 26 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rolleston (State Suburbs) 21.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.5% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 110 85.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6 5.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 6 5.0 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 100 84.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), 84.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 51 68.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 17 22.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 4.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 5.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 75 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 75 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rolleston (State Suburbs). Of these 68.0% were employed full time, 22.7% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3 4.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5 6.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 11 15.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3 4.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 47 65.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rolleston (State Suburbs), 4.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 65.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Rolleston (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 678 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,250 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,093 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rolleston (State Suburbs) was $678.

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

Unpaid work Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 61 62.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 39 40.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 8 8.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31 32.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.6% 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, 32.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 23 23.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 16 16.2 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4 4.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 23 23.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rolleston (State Suburbs), 16.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 23.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 12 42.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16 57.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rolleston (State Suburbs), 57.1% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

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

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

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 28.0 216,006 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 13 52.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 20.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 0 0.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 52.0% 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 Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 49 68.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 23 31.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), 68.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 31.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 37 75.5 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 3 6.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 18.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rolleston (State Suburbs), 75.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 18.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 10.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7 14.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 22 44.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 9 18.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 12.2 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.2% had 1 bedroom, 14.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11 22.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 19 38.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 14 28.0 513,413 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 12.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rolleston (State Suburbs), 22.0% were owned outright, 38.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 28 58.3 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 20 41.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.3% were family households, 41.7% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), 23.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 654 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
None 5 10.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4 8.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 22 46.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12 25.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 8.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rolleston (State Suburbs), 8.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.5% 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 Rolleston % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 20 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rolleston % 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 Rolleston (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 Rolleston % 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 Rolleston (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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