2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Royston

Code SSC31437 (SSC)
People 320
Male 149
Female 171
Median age 42
Families 102
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 130
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,062
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,527
Median weekly rent $225
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Total 320 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 149 46.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 171 53.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 2.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 320 people in Royston (State Suburbs) of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 2.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 15 4.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 26 8.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 7.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4 1.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12 3.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 11 3.4 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 25 7.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 29 9.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 7.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 24 7.5 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 25 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 10.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 9.3 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 5.0 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Royston (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 153 57.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 32 12.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 3.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 66 24.7 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Royston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.3% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 36 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Royston (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 145 57.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 16 6.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 91 36.1 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Royston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Royston (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 19 19.4 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.1 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 28 28.6 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 3.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 9.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 11.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.1 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 22 22.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 98 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Royston (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.9% were in primary school, 32.3% in secondary school and 18.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 257 79.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 58 19.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 28 9.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 10 3.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 202 67.8 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Royston (State Suburbs), 67.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Royston % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 95 59.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 56 35.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 0 0.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 5.0 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 159 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 159 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Royston (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 35.2% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 12.5 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 13 8.6 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 15.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 29 19.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 68 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Royston (State Suburbs), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Royston (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 423 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,111 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,062 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Royston (State Suburbs) was $423.

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

Unpaid work Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 219 82.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 76 28.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 11.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 50 18.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Royston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 82.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Royston % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 53 19.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 87 32.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 40 15.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 40 15.0 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Royston (State Suburbs), 32.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 45 44.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 39 38.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 16.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Royston (State Suburbs), 38.6% were couple families with children, 44.6% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Royston (State Suburbs) 23.5% of single parents were male and 76.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,018 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,937 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Royston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,937 and those without children was $1,018.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 25.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 7.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 15 18.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 13.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 13.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 22.9 174,355 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 Royston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 114 92.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9 7.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Royston (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 114 100.0 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 Royston (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 Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 19.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 46 40.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 45 39.8 532,756 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 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Royston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 40.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 45 39.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 59 51.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11 9.6 513,413 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 Royston (State Suburbs), 39.1% were owned outright, 51.3% were owned with a mortgage and 9.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 94 81.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13 11.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 7.0 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Royston (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.7% were family households, 11.3% were single person households and 7.0% were group households.

Household income Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Royston (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.4% 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 Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 225 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.7 -- 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 Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,527 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.4 -- 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 Royston % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 32 28.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 46 41.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 34 30.4 267,081 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 Royston (State Suburbs), 28.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.4% 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 Royston % 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 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Royston (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 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Royston % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Royston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Royston % 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 Royston (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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