2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Russell Island

Code SSC31443 (SSC)
People 2,473
Male 1,228
Female 1,245
Median age 51
Families 650
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,586
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $587
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,473 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,228 49.7 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,245 50.3 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 81 3.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,473 people in Russell Island (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 144 5.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 115 4.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 132 5.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 115 4.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 70 2.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 63 2.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 90 3.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 131 5.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 158 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 155 6.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 166 6.7 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 233 9.4 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 311 12.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 266 10.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 163 6.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 85 3.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 2.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 1.1 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Russell Island (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 871 41.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 126 6.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 386 18.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 140 6.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 562 27.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Russell Island (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.8% were married and 24.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Russell Island (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 752 41.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 197 11.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 849 47.2 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Russell Island (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 17 2.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 135 22.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 95 15.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 1.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 36 5.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 4.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 274 45.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 606 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Russell Island (State Suburbs) 24.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.2% were in primary school, 17.0% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,701 68.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 587 26.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 161 7.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 109 5.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,344 61.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), 61.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 291 41.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 235 33.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 43 6.1 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 133 18.9 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 702 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 702 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Russell Island (State Suburbs). Of these 41.5% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 18.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 89 15.6 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 69 12.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 76 13.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 111 19.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 181 31.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Russell Island (State Suburbs), 15.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 31.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Russell Island (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 347 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 729 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 587 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Russell Island (State Suburbs) was $347.

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

Unpaid work Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,351 64.8 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 425 20.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 315 15.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 337 16.1 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.4% provided care for children and 15.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 293 14.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 468 22.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 294 14.1 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 297 14.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Russell Island (State Suburbs), 22.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 337 51.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 147 22.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 154 23.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Russell Island (State Suburbs), 22.7% were couple families with children, 51.9% were couple families without children and 23.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.9 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.1 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Russell Island (State Suburbs) 19.9% of single parents were male and 80.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,856 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,856 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 30 6.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.7 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 54 11.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 8.8 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 8.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 246 50.6 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 21 4.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 35 7.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), of couple families, 6.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 11.1% 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 Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,075 72.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 413 27.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), 72.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,071 99.4 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 6 0.6 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Russell Island (State Suburbs), 99.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 73 6.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 378 35.1 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 490 45.5 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 100 9.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 2.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 35.1% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 404 37.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 276 25.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 359 33.3 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Russell Island (State Suburbs), 37.5% were owned outright, 25.6% were owned with a mortgage and 33.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 642 59.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 391 36.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 46 4.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.5% were family households, 36.2% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 51.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.4 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), 51.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.4% 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 Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.4 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.6 -- 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 Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
None 129 12.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 580 53.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 262 24.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 60 5.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 4.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), 53.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.6% 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 Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 78 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 41.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 46 59.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Russell Island (State Suburbs), there were 78 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 41.0%) were male and 46 (or 59.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 574 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $574.

Mortgage and rent Russell Island % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Russell Island (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,387.

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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