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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

South Gladstone

Code SSC31495 (SSC)
People 3,626
Male 1,928
Female 1,698
Median age 36
Families 892
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,735
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,516
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Total 3,626 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,928 53.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,698 46.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 128 3.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,626 people in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) of these 53.2% were male and 46.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 257 7.1 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 204 5.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 194 5.4 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 238 6.6 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 285 7.9 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 331 9.1 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 257 7.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 251 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 274 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 256 7.1 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 286 7.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 236 6.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 160 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 108 3.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 91 2.5 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 85 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 1.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 57 1.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.9% of the population.

Registered marital status South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,282 43.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 126 4.2 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 297 10.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 162 5.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,104 37.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.2% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,093 42.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 352 13.8 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,106 43.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 33 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 171 17.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 72 7.3 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 1.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 126 12.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 1.9 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.8 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 94 9.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 62 6.3 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 370 37.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 989 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 15.5% in secondary school and 15.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,726 75.2 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 639 19.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 201 6.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 149 4.6 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,267 69.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 69.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,325 68.8 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 359 18.6 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 145 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 98 5.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,927 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,927 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Gladstone (State Suburbs). Of these 68.8% were employed full time, 18.6% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 114 6.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 104 5.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 140 7.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 256 14.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,066 58.4 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 6.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 730 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,867 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,516 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Gladstone (State Suburbs) was $730.

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

Unpaid work South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,996 67.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 772 26.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 217 7.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 495 16.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 7.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 662 22.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 755 25.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 315 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 270 9.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 352 39.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 391 43.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 133 14.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 1.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 43.8% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs) 26.7% of single parents were male and 73.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,395 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,706 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,706 and those without children was $2,395.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 183 24.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 1.3 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 159 21.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 171 23.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 3.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 97 13.0 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 52 7.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 49 6.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 1.3% 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 South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,358 88.0 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 186 12.0 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 88.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 913 67.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 75 5.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 310 22.8 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 57 4.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 67.2% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 30 2.2 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 60 4.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 376 27.7 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 524 38.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 333 24.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 2.6 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 27.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 291 21.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 395 29.0 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 632 46.5 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.9 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 21.4% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 46.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 879 64.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 408 30.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 72 5.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.7% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

Household income South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 21.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.8% 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 South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
None 116 8.5 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 508 37.4 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 457 33.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 234 17.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 3.2 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.2% 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 South Gladstone % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 125 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 62 49.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 63 50.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in South Gladstone (State Suburbs), there were 125 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 62 (or 49.6%) were male and 63 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics South Gladstone % 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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,613 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,613.

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

In South Gladstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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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