2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Rowes Bay

Code SSC31436 (SSC)
People 539
Male 212
Female 327
Median age 72
Families 106
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 258
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $707
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $288
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Total 539 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 212 39.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 327 60.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 539 people in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) of these 39.3% were male and 60.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 3.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 2.8 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 22 4.1 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 4.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12 2.2 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 3.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 5.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 22 4.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 4.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 17 3.1 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 13 2.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 19 3.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 3.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 29 5.4 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 38 7.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 61 11.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 140 25.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 72 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) was 72 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 53.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 188 39.0 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 1.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 35 7.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 164 34.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 87 18.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.0% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 69 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 70 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 86 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) was 69 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 162 45.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 28 7.9 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 164 46.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 69 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 76 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) was 69 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3 2.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 7.4 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 9.1 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 4.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 4.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 10.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 9.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 60 49.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 121 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.0% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 410 75.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 104 22.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 10.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 27 5.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 283 61.4 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 61.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 101 61.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 47 28.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 8.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 1.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 165 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 165 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 1.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 15 9.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 8.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 9.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 22 13.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 81 50.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 542 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,523 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 707 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) was $542.

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

Unpaid work Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 253 52.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 66 13.8 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 44 9.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 87 18.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 13.8% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 70 14.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 103 21.5 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 50 10.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 29 6.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 67 63.2 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 31 29.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 7.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 29.2% were couple families with children, 63.2% were couple families without children and 7.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,583 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,968 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,968 and those without children was $2,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 20.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 21 21.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 7.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 33 33.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 8.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 3.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 217 87.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 32 12.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 87.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 197 90.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 2.8 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 6.9 181,717 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 Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 90.4% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 2.7 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29 13.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 89 40.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 42 19.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 45 20.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 4.1 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 Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.2% had 1 bedroom, 40.5% had 2 bedrooms and 19.1% 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 Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 21.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 34 15.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 41 18.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 92 42.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 2.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 21.0% were owned outright, 15.5% were owned with a mortgage and 18.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 107 49.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 104 47.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 3.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.1% were family households, 47.7% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.3 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 42.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.8% 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 Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 288 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
None 63 28.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 79 35.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 53 24.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 14 6.4 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 5.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.4% 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 Rowes Bay % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 57.1 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 42.9 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rowes Bay (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 57.1%) were male and 3 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rowes Bay % 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 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 Rowes Bay (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 $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Rowes Bay % 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 Rowes Bay (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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