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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rosslea

Code SSC31433 (SSC)
People 1,600
Male 813
Female 787
Median age 33
Families 370
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 922
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,032
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,600 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 813 50.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 787 49.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 85 5.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,600 people in Rosslea (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.3% of the population.

Age Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 75 4.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 47 2.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 72 4.5 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 105 6.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 208 13.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 184 11.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 136 8.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 106 6.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 106 6.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 100 6.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 124 7.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 75 4.7 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 72 4.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 53 3.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 40 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 44 2.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 2.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rosslea (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 369 26.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 63 4.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 190 13.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 66 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 715 51.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rosslea (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 26.3% were married and 18.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rosslea (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 297 24.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 206 17.2 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 698 58.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 24.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rosslea (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 13 2.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 44 9.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 22 4.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 40 8.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 3.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 0.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 8.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 116 24.6 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 4.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 146 30.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 472 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rosslea (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.9% were in primary school, 13.1% in secondary school and 33.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,180 73.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 324 22.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 108 7.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 71 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 946 65.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), 65.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 609 63.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 233 24.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 64 6.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 49 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 955 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 955 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rosslea (State Suburbs). Of these 63.8% were employed full time, 24.4% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 71 7.8 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 69 7.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 95 10.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 203 22.3 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 412 45.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rosslea (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rosslea (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 692 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,246 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,032 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rosslea (State Suburbs) was $692.

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

Unpaid work Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 998 71.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 276 19.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 110 7.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 218 15.5 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 7.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 368 26.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 421 30.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 135 9.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 74 5.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rosslea (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 175 47.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 89 24.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 86 23.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 5.1 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rosslea (State Suburbs), 24.1% were couple families with children, 47.4% were couple families without children and 23.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Rosslea (State Suburbs) 13.8% of single parents were male and 86.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,962 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,204 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,204 and those without children was $1,962.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 66 25.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 15 5.8 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 55 21.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 13.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 4.6 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 36 13.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 19 7.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 8.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 744 85.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 124 14.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 176 23.6 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 189 25.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 380 51.0 181,717 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 Rosslea (State Suburbs), 23.6% were separate houses, 25.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 55 7.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 426 57.3 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 203 27.3 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 48 6.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 57.3% had 2 bedrooms and 27.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 120 16.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 146 19.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 468 62.9 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 0.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rosslea (State Suburbs), 16.1% were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 62.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 366 49.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 319 42.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 61 8.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.1% were family households, 42.8% were single person households and 8.2% were group households.

Household income Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), 25.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.8 -- 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 Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 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 Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
None 80 10.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 370 49.5 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 206 27.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 61 8.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), 49.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.2% 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 Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 85 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 39 45.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 46 54.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rosslea (State Suburbs), there were 85 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 39 (or 45.9%) were male and 46 (or 54.1%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Rosslea % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Rosslea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 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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