2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Sharon

Code SSC31471 (SSC)
People 1,131
Male 569
Female 562
Median age 43
Families 331
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 424
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,058
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $235
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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Total 1,131 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 569 50.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 562 49.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 1.9 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,131 people in Sharon (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 53 4.7 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 86 7.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 88 7.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 86 7.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 50 4.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 41 3.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 36 3.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 66 5.8 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 80 7.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 104 9.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 111 9.8 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 88 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 84 7.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 66 5.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 3.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 27 2.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 1.3 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 1.3 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sharon (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 560 61.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 34 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 7.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 210 23.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sharon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.6% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sharon (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 499 61.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 66 8.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 251 30.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Sharon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sharon (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 9 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 100 32.8 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 3.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 4.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 54 17.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 5.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 3.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 17 5.6 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 5.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.6 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 48 15.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 305 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sharon (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.2% were in primary school, 26.9% in secondary school and 10.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,016 89.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 100 9.3 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 56 5.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 38 3.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 879 81.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sharon (State Suburbs), 81.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Sharon % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 313 58.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 167 31.0 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 27 5.0 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 538 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 538 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sharon (State Suburbs). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 71 14.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 8.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 51 10.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 95 18.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 219 43.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sharon (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sharon (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 454 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,225 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,058 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sharon (State Suburbs) was $454.

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

Unpaid work Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 648 71.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 255 28.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 107 11.8 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 169 18.6 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sharon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 11.8% 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 156 17.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 206 22.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 139 15.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 148 16.3 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sharon (State Suburbs), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 146 44.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 147 44.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 39 11.7 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sharon (State Suburbs), 44.3% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 9.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 90.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Sharon (State Suburbs) 9.8% of single parents were male and 90.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,483 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sharon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,483.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 50 17.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 3.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 61 20.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 54 18.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 4.4 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 22.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 4.4 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 26 8.9 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Sharon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 384 91.9 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 8.1 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Sharon (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 384 100.0 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 Sharon (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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 30 7.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 187 49.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 155 40.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 1.6 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 Sharon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.9% had 2 bedrooms and 49.0% 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 180 46.9 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 156 40.6 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 10.2 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 1.6 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sharon (State Suburbs), 46.9% were owned outright, 40.6% were owned with a mortgage and 10.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 329 85.5 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 51 13.2 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Sharon (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.5% were family households, 13.2% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.6 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sharon (State Suburbs), 21.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 0.8 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 93 24.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 176 46.0 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 102 26.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sharon (State Suburbs), 24.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.6% 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 Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 60.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 39.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sharon (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 60.9%) were male and 9 (or 39.1%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sharon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Sharon % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Sharon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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