2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Stafford

Code SSC31530 (SSC)
People 6,041
Male 2,901
Female 3,140
Median age 34
Families 1,611
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,846
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,208
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,162
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Total 6,041 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,901 48.0 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,140 52.0 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 184 3.0 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,041 people in Stafford (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 461 7.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 312 5.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 289 4.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 299 5.0 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 534 8.8 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 620 10.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 546 9.0 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 485 8.0 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 444 7.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 364 6.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 312 5.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 304 5.0 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 265 4.4 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 179 3.0 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 165 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 164 2.7 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 167 2.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 130 2.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Stafford (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,816 36.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 164 3.3 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 497 10.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 319 6.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,185 43.9 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Stafford (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.5% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Stafford (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,667 36.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 623 13.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,320 50.3 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Stafford (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Stafford (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 66 4.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 276 17.3 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 111 7.0 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 0.9 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 150 9.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 68 4.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 1.4 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 112 7.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 333 20.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 67 4.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 373 23.4 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,592 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Stafford (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.2% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,696 77.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,355 23.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 456 7.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 355 6.2 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,572 62.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Stafford (State Suburbs), 62.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Stafford % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,056 63.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 823 25.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 193 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 188 5.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,260 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,260 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stafford (State Suburbs). Of these 63.1% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 267 8.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 237 7.7 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 318 10.4 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 683 22.2 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,372 44.7 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Stafford (State Suburbs), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Stafford (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 665 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,575 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,208 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stafford (State Suburbs) was $665.

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

Unpaid work Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,740 75.1 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,309 26.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 502 10.1 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 916 18.4 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Stafford (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,277 25.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,477 29.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 544 10.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 439 8.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stafford (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 612 38.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 561 34.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 377 23.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 3.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Stafford (State Suburbs), 34.8% were couple families with children, 38.0% were couple families without children and 23.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Stafford (State Suburbs) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,281 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,475 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stafford (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,475 and those without children was $2,281.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 311 26.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 3.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 235 20.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 15.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 58 5.0 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 189 16.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 86 7.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 5.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Stafford (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,533 91.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 236 8.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Stafford (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,960 77.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 136 5.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 437 17.3 181,717 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 Stafford (State Suburbs), 77.4% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.6 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 155 6.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 688 27.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,236 48.8 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 382 15.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 2.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Stafford (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 27.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 578 22.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 769 30.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,115 44.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 62 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Stafford (State Suburbs), 22.8% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 44.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,591 62.8 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 782 30.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 160 6.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Stafford (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.8% were family households, 30.9% were single person households and 6.3% were group households.

Household income Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stafford (State Suburbs), 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,162 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
None 348 13.7 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,061 41.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 768 30.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 273 10.8 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 83 3.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Stafford (State Suburbs), 41.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.8% 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 Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 184 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 79 42.9 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 105 57.1 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Stafford (State Suburbs), there were 184 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 79 (or 42.9%) were male and 105 (or 57.1%) 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 Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 850 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Stafford (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $850.

Mortgage and rent Stafford % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 196 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,160 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Stafford (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $196 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,160.

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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