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Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld)

Code SSC31516 (SSC)
People 354
Male 174
Female 180
Median age 49
Families 108
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 160
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $709
Median monthly mortgage repayments $628
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 354 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 174 49.2 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 180 50.8 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 354 people in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 4.8 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 6.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 26 7.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 28 7.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5 1.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 2.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 11 3.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 6.2 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 27 7.6 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 6.7 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 33 9.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 33 9.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 25 7.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 23 6.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 27 7.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 3.4 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.1 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 180 61.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 3.4 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 21 7.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 5.8 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 64 21.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.6% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 163 60.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 23 8.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 82 30.6 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 20 22.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 6.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 3.3 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 13.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 11.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 3.3 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 6.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 10.0 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 18 20.0 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 90 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) 24.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 28.6% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 319 89.6 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 24 7.1 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 14 4.2 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 17 5.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 281 83.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 83.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 136 69.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 39 19.9 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 4.1 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 196 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 196 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs). Of these 69.4% were employed full time, 19.9% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 8.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 7.9 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 5.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 7.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 117 61.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 61.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 60 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 60 years.

Occupation Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 382 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 830 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 709 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) was $382.

Travel to work, top responses Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 227 77.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 73 25.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 11.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 81 27.9 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 51 17.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 83 28.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 48 16.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 44 15.1 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 51 46.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 46 42.2 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 11.0 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 42.2% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs) 30.0% of single parents were male and 70.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 875 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,333 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,333 and those without children was $875.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 35.4 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 19.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 7.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 4.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 16.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 4 4.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 9.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 35.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 19.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 136 87.2 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 20 12.8 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 87.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 133 97.8 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 3 2.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 97.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % 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 18 13.5 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 64 48.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 46 34.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 3.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.5% had 2 bedrooms and 48.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 59 44.0 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 42 31.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 22 16.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 5.2 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 44.0% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 102 75.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 22.1 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.9 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.0% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 37.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 628 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
None 3 2.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 34 25.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 41 30.1 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 36.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 6.6 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), 25.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.0% 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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 67 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 67 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % 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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) % 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 Spring Creek (Toowoomba - Qld) (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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