2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Samsonvale

Code SSC31449 (SSC)
People 555
Male 282
Female 273
Median age 38
Families 158
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 181
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $2,319
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Total 555 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 282 50.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 273 49.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 555 people in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 63 11.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 54 9.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 52 9.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 35 6.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6 1.1 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 15 2.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 31 5.6 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 61 11.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 73 13.2 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 7.4 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 38 6.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 35 6.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 5.8 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 2.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 0.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 255 66.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 2.9 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 9.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3 0.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 80 20.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 66.2% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 242 65.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 36 9.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 91 24.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 8 4.4 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 60 33.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 5.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 5.0 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 8.9 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 2.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 11.7 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 4.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 7.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 27 15.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 180 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.7% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 466 83.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 96 17.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 42 7.8 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 3.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 379 70.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 70.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 168 60.6 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 78 28.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 6.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 4.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 277 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 277 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Samsonvale (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 24 9.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 27 10.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 8.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 38 14.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 134 51.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 803 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,399 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,319 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Samsonvale (State Suburbs) was $803.

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

Unpaid work Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 335 87.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 167 43.5 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 27 7.0 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 88 23.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 87.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 43.5% provided care for children and 7.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 70 18.2 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 137 35.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 74 19.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 56 14.6 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 35.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 42 26.6 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 103 65.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 8.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 65.2% were couple families with children, 26.6% were couple families without children and 8.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 3,035 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,791 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,791 and those without children was $3,035.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 43 30.3 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 38 26.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 18 12.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 7.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 9.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 8 5.6 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 4.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 167 96.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 7 4.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 166 100.0 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 Samsonvale (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 Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 6 3.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 58 35.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 98 59.4 532,756 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 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 35.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 31 18.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 119 70.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15 8.9 513,413 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 3 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 18.5% were owned outright, 70.8% were owned with a mortgage and 8.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 153 91.6 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11 6.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), of all households, 91.6% were family households, 6.6% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 12.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.6% 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 Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.1 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.9 -- 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 Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
None 0 0.0 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 19 11.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 80 47.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 65 38.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.8 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Samsonvale (State Suburbs), 11.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 38.9% 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 Samsonvale % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Samsonvale (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Samsonvale % 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 0 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Samsonvale (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 $0.

Mortgage and rent Samsonvale % 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 Samsonvale (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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