2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Ropeley

Code SSC31425 (SSC)
People 232
Male 132
Female 100
Median age 38
Families 67
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 85
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,230
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,170
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Total 232 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 132 56.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 100 43.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 3.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 232 people in Ropeley (State Suburbs) of these 56.9% were male and 43.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8 3.5 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 8.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 7.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 24 10.4 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16 6.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 3.9 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 5.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 7.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 9.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10 4.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 17 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 15 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 18 7.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 6.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 3.5 136,885 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 4 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ropeley (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 99 51.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 5.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 17 8.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 56 29.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ropeley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 64 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ropeley (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 86 51.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 8.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 66 39.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ropeley (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 21.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 8.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 4.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 17 22.7 154,133 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 4 5.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 8.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 23 30.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 75 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ropeley (State Suburbs) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 188 81.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 23 11.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7 3.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 12 5.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 165 79.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), 79.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 66 62.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 26 24.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 0 0.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 13.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 106 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 106 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ropeley (State Suburbs). Of these 62.3% were employed full time, 24.5% were employed part-time and 13.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 11 11.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 11 11.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8 8.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 18.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 49 50.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ropeley (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ropeley (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 489 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,045 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,230 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ropeley (State Suburbs) was $489.

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

Unpaid work Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 137 72.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 53 28.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 24 12.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 33 17.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 32 17.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 39 20.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 31 16.5 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 32 17.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ropeley (State Suburbs), 20.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 20 30.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 30 45.5 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 19.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 4.5 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ropeley (State Suburbs), 45.5% were couple families with children, 30.3% were couple families without children and 19.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ropeley % 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 Ropeley (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 Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 13.0 216,006 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 18 33.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 14.8 144,966 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 13 24.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 9.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 33.3% 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 Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 71 85.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 12 14.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), 85.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 71 100.0 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 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ropeley (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 5.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4 5.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 34 47.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 30 41.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 5.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 31 44.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 28 40.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11 15.7 513,413 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 0 0.0 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ropeley (State Suburbs), 44.3% were owned outright, 40.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 63 90.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7 10.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.0% were family households, 10.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), 25.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 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 Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,170 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14 20.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 25 36.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 29 42.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), 20.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 42.6% 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 Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ropeley (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Ropeley % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 380 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ropeley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 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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