2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rothwell

Code SSC31435 (SSC)
People 6,683
Male 3,157
Female 3,526
Median age 36
Families 1,787
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,459
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,103
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Total 6,683 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,157 47.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,526 52.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 161 2.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,683 people in Rothwell (State Suburbs) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 493 7.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 484 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 508 7.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 509 7.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 440 6.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 417 6.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 381 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 420 6.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 466 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 424 6.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 348 5.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 318 4.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 317 4.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 278 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 251 3.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 194 2.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 202 3.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 231 3.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rothwell (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,434 46.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 186 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 460 8.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 423 8.1 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,695 32.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rothwell (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rothwell (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,232 48.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 494 10.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,863 40.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rothwell (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 78 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 328 17.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 100 5.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 193 10.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 185 9.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 3.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 201 10.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 103 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 157 8.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 56 2.9 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 446 23.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,910 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rothwell (State Suburbs) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,910 73.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,678 27.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 437 7.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 356 5.8 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,671 59.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), 59.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,692 56.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 915 30.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 175 5.8 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 215 7.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,997 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,997 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rothwell (State Suburbs). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 306 11.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 257 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 354 12.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 613 22.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,079 38.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rothwell (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Rothwell (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 507 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,254 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,103 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rothwell (State Suburbs) was $507.

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

Unpaid work Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,591 69.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,602 30.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 616 11.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 849 16.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.8% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,133 21.8 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,245 24.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 677 13.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 535 10.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rothwell (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 649 36.3 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 750 42.0 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 358 20.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 30 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rothwell (State Suburbs), 42.0% were couple families with children, 36.3% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.4 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.6 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Rothwell (State Suburbs) 11.4% of single parents were male and 88.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,825 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,994 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,994 and those without children was $1,825.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 293 21.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 46 3.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 275 19.7 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 214 15.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 84 6.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 330 23.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 72 5.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 6.0 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,229 94.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 5.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,683 75.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 429 19.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 116 5.2 181,717 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 Rothwell (State Suburbs), 75.5% were separate houses, 19.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 0.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 241 10.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 868 38.9 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,081 48.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.5% had 1 bedroom, 10.8% had 2 bedrooms and 38.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 607 27.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 616 27.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 915 41.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 2.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 2.1 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rothwell (State Suburbs), 27.2% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 41.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,736 77.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 421 18.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 72 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.9% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), 24.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
None 137 6.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 837 37.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 819 36.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 375 16.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 2.7 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% 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 Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 162 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 78 48.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 84 51.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rothwell (State Suburbs), there were 162 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 78 (or 48.1%) were male and 84 (or 51.9%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,031 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

Mortgage and rent Rothwell % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,972 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Rothwell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,972.

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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